August 22, 2014

Restaurants with a View

Eiffel Tower

Eating out is a favourite pastime for many of us, but where are the best places to eat? A number of great restaurants are situated in fantastic locations in order to provide customers with the best possible views. Check these out for starters… 1: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway:  California, USA The aerial tramway of Palm… Read more…

How The Slow Food Movement Is Gathering Pace

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The Slow Food Movement was started in 1989 as a reaction against the inexorable rise of fast and processed food which had little nutritional value, was packed with additives, sugar salt and fat. The movement was meant to make people take more time over their food and think about where it had come from. While… Read more…

Italian Kitchen

Cuisine: Italian Lovely, fresh Italian food. They offer a set menu of two courses for £7.95 every day, from 12pm to 7pm. These are the first two traditional Italian courses – they tend to be antipasti and then a pasta dish. It’s hard to believe that in Italy, they serve another two courses, the food… Read more…

Carluccio’s

Cuisine: Italian Although Carluccio’s is a chain, they offer some brilliant choice and taste. They also try and source all ingredients where possible from Italy. They offer a really good offer of two courses for £9.50, which is well worth it as their tiramisu is to die for! They also do a mean chicken liver… Read more…

Aqua Restaurant

Cuisine: Italian If you go here, try the bolgnese. You might think it’s more of the same, really boring, but it is delicious! It’s made of beef, pork shoulder, and wild boar, and the flavours combine absolutely beautifully! It is the best bolognese I’ve ever eaten, and I’ve been to Italy many times. I suggest… Read more…

Popolo

Cuisine: Bistro/Italian Popolo’s is a lovely Italian chain restaurant that serves both an extensive bar menu and restaurant menu. Their pizzas, pastas, and risottos are all around £7.00, which is great value. My favourite is their carbonara, which is delicious. I haven’t tasted any better outside of Italy, which is certainly saying something! Their desert… Read more…