Rustico, Wakefield

It was a surprisingly cold evening last Wednesday as I headed from my mum’s place where I was staying on the bus to Wakefield. Being so used to London with the pollution and numerous high-rise buildings trapping the heat in it came to a shock to the system as I stopped at a quiet bus […]

A Twist On Chicken Risotto

Risotto never looks overly pretty unless you put it in one of those weird small bowls with huge risen plate surroundings. But much look a book should not be judged by its cover the taste of food should not be judged by the chefs presentation skills. We rarely have actual risotto rice in and instead […]

Rustic Or Just Half-Hearted: Bianco43 Croydon Review

I recently brought the phrase “Helping people explore places with positivity” into my Twitter bio to explain not only my professional job but also for this blog. I love to write about things and give others the Lowedown (play on my surname klaxon) on where is worth going and where is not. Every time I […]

Squinzano Rocca Del Mori 2008

The last bottle of wine I shared on my blog, in an empties post, was an absolute cracker of a red wine from a friend so when they got me this for my birthday I had really high hopes it would turn out to be just as fantastic. This time they got a bottle of wine from an […]

Castello Italian, Frome

I recently went to Frome on a little trip with my Mum. We stayed in a place through Air BnB and did have our own kitchen and cooking space but as we were only there for a few days, had a lot to do and were both shattered we decided to get food out. In […]

Pescatori Mayfair Restaurant

On leaving Green Park tube station on a Friday evening you’re swept away by the number of people walking around in expensive suits and designer dresses heading to exclusive (and probably slightly overpriced) clubs, pubs and restaurants. There’s a clear waft in the air of frivolous spending and a ‘desire for the best’ without even […]