Little Tokyo

I always start to worry when I go out for lunch and the drink comes to more than the food. In the 1970s it was common practice on Friday to hit the pub and have something to eat and several pints but that tradition seems to have died out. It also seems that Friday afternoon…

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Veeno

Now here’s a concept. A wine bar which serves small plates of food. OK, put so crudely there may not be much to separate Veeno from several other establishments in the City. What does differentiate this place from the rest is that the wine comes from a single vineyard in Sicily, Caruso and Minini, which…

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Friends Of Ham

Friends of Ham describes itself as a ‘bar and charcuterie.’ I was just relieved to find that it is not the fan club of some third rate actor. Whilst bar and charcuterie does indeed sum up the concept, it is much more than that. As well as a menu boasting cured meats and cheeses from…

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Millie’s Kitchen

I was strolling aimlessly along Vicar Lane when I came across Millie’s which is a health food supermarket. Outside there are a couple of tables and chairs, which were occupied, and a sign inviting me to visit Millie’s Kitchen situated at the back of the premises. Over the years I have got into several ‘interesting’…

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