Foodie Friday: French Martinis

  Okay, so it’s not strictly food, but it’s delicious so work with me here. I’ve had a pretty busy week, and unfortunately, just haven’t had time to experiment with anything more adventurous than pasta pesto in the kitchen.   I first came across the drink in Dirty Martini a few years back. It was my flatmate’s birthday and so we all went to a cocktail … Continue reading Foodie Friday: French Martinis

48 Hours in East London

This past weekend, one of my oldest and dearest friends, Sarah, came to visit London. I had seen her recently in Dublin, but it was great to catch up here and show here around my adopted neighbourhood. She arrived on Friday evening and left on Monday morning, so a little over 48 hours, but here’s a little taste of what we got up to on Saturday and … Continue reading 48 Hours in East London

Food of the Future – Something for the Weekend

One of the things I love most about London, and East London in particular, is the amount of niche and quirky events there are going on. This weekend, The Bulgarian and I will be attending Yelp’s Food of the Future festival in Shoreditch. The festival will take places in Cargo, on Rivington Street. Usually, Cargo’s dark railway arches play host to hordes of drunken revellers … Continue reading Food of the Future – Something for the Weekend

A Pop-Up Dog Bar in Soho

On Friday last week, one of my colleagues posted a link about a pop up dog bar in Soho. Sadly, all the tickets had sold out. The Metro newspaper had been running a competition for some last minute tickets. Cheekily, I emailed them and asked if I could please have any tickets that the winners couldn’t/didn’t claim as I work near I got an email … Continue reading A Pop-Up Dog Bar in Soho

My Top 5 Date Spots in Shoreditch

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you’ve probably come across a couple of my Date Night posts (that don’t always take place at night, but Date Day sounds weird). I love getting out and about in my neighbourhood and thought I’d take some time to compile a little list of some of my favourite spots and places my boyfriend (aka The Bulgarian) and … Continue reading My Top 5 Date Spots in Shoreditch