Homeboy Bar review – this Irish bar in Islington is perfect for brunch or dinner
★★★★☆ / Eclectic / Irish

Homeboy Bar review – this Irish bar in Islington is perfect for brunch or dinner

To Eat Like A Girl is an aspiration, not a slight Update 27/10/2019 – added detail that this is a pop-up at Homeboy  I’ve been writing about London restaurants for close to a decade now, so I’d like to think I’m at least a passable writer with decent judgment in what you should and shouldn’t … Continue reading

The Perfectionists’ Cafe review – Heston does Heathrow breakfast
★★★☆☆ / Breakfast

The Perfectionists’ Cafe review – Heston does Heathrow breakfast

Heathrow Terminal 2 comfort food This review was originally published on 13/7/2015 and has since been updated, most recently on 06/6/2016 There are many annoying things about flying from Heathrow. Its distance from just about anywhere else in the city. The absence of electrical sockets. The unbearable delays in take-off and landing. And then there’s the … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / ★★☆☆☆ / Breakfast / Spanish

Where to get a cheap breakfast in Madrid

Breakfasts in Spain’s capital for around €5 or less If you’re from Britain then travelling in the Eurozone can be quite expensive given the current exchange rate – a disadvantageous €1.13 = £1 at the time of writing. Since this makes chocolate gold coins worth more than sterling on the continent, eating three square meals … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Breakfast

Dean Street Townhouse breakfast review – a hotel breakfast that doesn’t suck?

I’ve detailed my ongoing quest to find a filling, yet gastronomically interesting and inventive breakfast in previous reviews. The latest breakfast place to come to my attention is the Dean Street Townhouse. The Townhouse is actually a small, boutique (i.e. expensive) hotel that also has a bar and dining room that serves all three meals … Continue reading