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Category Archives: London

When it comes to ramen it’s best to pull your hair back, tilt forward and start slurping… loudly.  Even better, go solo to avoid awkwardness about breaking the western protocol for good table manners or make polite conversation mid slurp. I recently made my way to Dean Street in SoHo, perhaps one of my favorite streets in […]

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It was 10:30 am on a Saturday morning.  There was a thickening crowd of people in Borough Market as I made my way to Rabot 1745, a restaurant with a cacao-centric menu, for 10:45 am reservations.  The food stalls were open and alive with energy while some of the restaurants were slowly awakening.  Elliot’s Cafe, one of my favorite […]

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Food and travel photography has grown from a passive interest of mine to undeniable passion to a full time job in the last two and a half years.  Within this time span I attended five photography related workshops, mostly food-related, most of which were held at the Food Blogger Connect (FBC) annual conferences in London.  And in each […]

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When I received the invitation to stop by Rodells to take some photos and sample some grub I assumed I shouldn’t bring Mark, my pescetarian other half.  Rodells is a tapas-style restaurant located in Watford (just a 1 minute walk from Watford Junction station) that serves mostly tapas style dishes.  In our experience, tapas typically aren’t very vegetarian/pescetarian friendly meals.  

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