Iris

2016 Update A couple of subsequent visits have been nowhere near as good as this initial foray, which lives long in the memory. Presentation in particular has tailed off completely. It now feels like a restaurant in need of fresh impetus. It’s still good, but nowhere near an 18.5/20 as outlined below. Original 2012 review …

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Hector’s

Having gently lubricated our moving parts with a couple of cocktails in the Bon Vivant, then found The Raconteur closed due to plumbing issues, our attentions turned to sustenance, so we gently plodded to Hector’s, in the heart of Stockbridge. I was joined, on this occasion, by Iain and Aileen, who had previously quested at …

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Call me a cynic, but I find that Valentine’s Day often marks the official end of the “diet season”. To that end, we thought it was perfect timing to launch a new feature, which will offer regular advice on healthy eating. You can get further details at www.lailahammam.com, but without further ado, let me introduce …

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KFC

Exterior As part of our continuing cross-continental link-up with Lunch Quest: Hong Kong, we headed to Waverley Market (I mean Princes Mall, of course) to sample the delights of KFC, following LQ: HK’s trip there, a few weeks ago. On our way, Gary and I got to try out the new Waverley Steps, proving conclusively …

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Update – 10 September 2013 The Elephant Juice folks, Corrina and JP, have now closed Dumbo to focus on the newly established One Feeds Two Foundation. The idea has taken hold, and then some. Corrina is also just about to turn thirty, in considerable style. These are causes well worthy of your attention. Review – …

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