• Bristol,  Food & Drink

    An Honest review

    Another burger restaurant? Does Bristol need another burger restaurant? The kind of questions that don’t even justify an answer. But if you pushed for one, it would be yes. Always yes. How is it not a wonderful thing that you don’t have to walk very far to find a great burger in Bristol? We have options all over the city and the centre has just been graced with a chain from London. Chains can get a bad rep but Honest Burger have managed to avoid any of that by simply making really, really good burgers. They started off in London with several restaurants across the city, and also Cambridge, Reading…

  • Bristol,  Food & Drink,  Photography

    Sholay Indian Kitchen, Bristol

    The other night we watched a program about our nations love of curry. Turns out we can’t get enough of the blooming stuff. Although we were pretty disappointed to hear that the favourites apparently include chicken tikka masala and the korma! In our opinion, perhaps the blandest of the two and the least authentic. Each to their own but James and I like our curries with a bit more pizazz and a lot more heat. We were recently invited along to Sholay Kitchen, one of the shipping containers at Wapping Wharf, to sample their new menu and enjoy some of their staple dishes. The menu is short and sweet, with…

  • Food & Drink

    Paco Tapas, a piece of Spain in the middle of Bristol

    I am pining for a summer holiday. Just a little sunshine, a pool, a good book and no looking at a computer screen for a week or so. I keep getting these emails from travel companies telling me about their ridiculous offers on hotels that it’s taking all my will power not to book one up for James and I. For the time being I have to be patient. The next year is a little up-in-the-air so we can’t make any concrete plans. But with the arrival of Paco Tapas late last year, I only have to walk 20 minutes from┬áthe front door and I could be transported to a…