Fish and Chips at Rockfish in Plymouth

Rockfish in Plymouth is one of the Seafood Restaurants owned by Mitch Tonk located around the Southeast. He has other spots all over the SouthWest (Brixham, Dartmouth, Exeter, Exmouth, Torquay, Poole and Weymouth). It is located at Sutton Harbour next to the National Marine Aquarium, but don’t worry I think that the supply of fish…

Brunch at The Early Bird Cafe on Mutley Plains in Plymouth

The Early Bird Cafe on Mutley Plain is a family run independent cafe with a small artisan bakery. We had originally headed up to the plain looking for the Goodbody’s Diner in the hope of some random Plymouth greasy spoon action, that place was closed up so fate took us to the rather excellent Early…

42nd Street Grill at the Barbican: Steakhouse Style CheeseBurger

42nd Street Grill on Southside Street in the Barbican area of Plymouth is a family run restaurant serving a classic Steakhouse menu. It seems a little old school but yet just want you want when you want a decent honest meal. The menu does offer up all the cuts of Steak that you might expect,…

Hyderabad, where the idea to blog began (sort of)

Flashback – this was 2010 and I somehow had found myself relocated to Hyderabad in India for 3 months. The city is known as Hi-Tech City because of all the Western Technology companies who had opened offices there. While I was there Facebook moved in and Google opened an office next to the apartment block where I…

The Magpie Cafe in Whitby: Haddock and Chips

The Magpie Cafe in Whitby is one of those destination Fish and Chip shops. If you mention that you are going on a trip to Whitby or have just been there then this place seems to come up time and time again in conversation. It is right in midst of the seaside action, located on…

The Duke of Reuben: Street Food at Spark in York

The Duke of Reuben are one of the street food vendors occupying a space at Spark in York at the moment. We checked them out when we visited Spark as they seemed to have some of the more interesting sandwiches on offer and they also were keen to serve us when we peered curiously at…

@Kitchen in Plymouth Market: Great Vietnamese Street Food

@Kitchen is a fantastic little Vietnamese Cafe situated inside Plymouth Market up on the balcony. It was a terrific find, when we walked up the steps to the gantry we passed several greasy spoon type spots before almost stumbling onto this place. I was pretty keen to check out a bowl of the Noodle Soup…

Prawn Coconut Curry

I made this Coconut Prawn Curry last weekend using whatever I had in the cupboard. I had a pack of prawns in the fridge, a tin of coconut milk, and an onion, so I just googled prawn coconut curry and got loads of suggestions. The best one was for a Quick Coconut Curry from Nadia’s…

Bowling Green Pub in Wells Next the Sea: Pub Grub

The Bowling Green Inn located just opposite St Nicholas Church in Wells next the Sea is apparently the oldest pub in Wells dating back to 1673 The pub inside is very warm and welcoming, although it does have the feel that a lot of locals frequent it and I wondered if we were sitting at…

Early Bird Breakfast at Yorkies Cafe in Skegness

Yorkies Cafe on the High Street in Skegness looked at first sight to be your classic greasy spoon emporium, but when you get inside you find that as well as your standard British cafe options they also trade as offering “Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, and Gluten Free Options” Having said all that, we had just vacated our…