Tag Archives: Seafood

Cervejaria Ramiro, Lisbon

Percebes/goose barnacles

I dread to think what this would’ve cost at home but it was worth every cent. I will dream of this meal for a long time to come. Cervejaria Ramiro is every seafood lover’s paradise. If you’re partial to a crusteacean or two and happen to be visiting Lisbon, this place is an absolute must. We arrived at midday to ...

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Wright Brothers, Spitalfields


The only things stopping me from really going to town were the limitations of my appetite and the size of my wallet. Eating fresh seafood always reminds me of great holidays abroad. Drinking cold beer and watching the sun go down whilst stuffing fresh crustaceans and cephalopods down my gullet. It’s just a shame that such aquatic delights are invariably in short ...

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The Fish & Chip Shop – ‘Posh’ fish & chips on Upper Street

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Giving old favourites a make-over really has been one of the themes of 2013. Reinventing Americana has been done to death, so now attention is finally turning towards some British classics. If you think of fish and chips as being just greasy, stodgy take-away fayre, a visit to The Fish and Chip Shop may well make you reconsider. On the ...

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Burger & lobster – Part I, Lobster in Mayfair

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There’s been a lot of buzz around Burger & Lobster for a while now and since both the Pig and the Hog are big fans of both parts of it’s name, we were obviously keen to give it a try. If you’re a B&L first timer, you should know you’ll have to queue. That’s a given. They only accept bookings for tables ...

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The Magpie Café, Whitby, North Yorkshire – Fish n chip heaven

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Rick Stein once said that The Magpie “opened his eyes to how good a fish and chip shop could be,” and as far as I can tell it seems obligatory to quote him when reviewing it. So who am I to go against the flow? Yes, every critic who’s heard rumours of intelligent life beyond Watford Gap has eaten here. ...

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