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Tofino: a wilderness paradise with an incredible food scene

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From Victoria, we headed up the island’s only highway for just over four hours (with a quick wild swim in Lake Sproat) until we reached Tofino – a small surfer wilderness town with incredible beaches and, as we’d discover, an … Continue reading

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To Victoria, BC: Red Fish Blue Fish, The Fairmont Empress and the bees knees

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I was definitely expecting Vancouver to have a cracking food scene, given its location on the West Coast (some have called it the ‘original’ Portland), all the different cultural influences and the fact it’s a major city. But what I … Continue reading

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Roz on film: Masterchef, 60 Second Reviews and my Brixton Kitchen Series for Videojug

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When I was about 12, my camcorder was one of my most treasured possessions. I would spend hours with long-suffering friends encouraging them film me as I mimed along to 90s abominations like like Meredith Brooks’ ‘Bitch’, wearing outfits (watch … Continue reading

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India revisited: Mumbai’s Irani Cafes for The Guardian

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I’ve been lucky enough to visit India three times. The first was as an 12-year-old with a bad fringe and even worse bum bag: awkwardly chubby, pale and privileged and utterly gobsmacked by the smells, colours, craziness and social disparity … Continue reading

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An American-Italian feast to fight the post-NY blues: Meatloaf recipe

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A few days ago, I was here: Now, I’m here: Brixton, I love you, but in the words of Cat Power, “you’ll never be, never be, Manhattan.” So I was blue to be home after one very tasty and informative … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bites: Governor, DUMBO

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I landed in JFK in the midsts of a fleeting tornado. But they didn’t tell us that on the plane: “Ladies and gentlemen, there’s some cloud, wind and rain over JFK at the moment so we’re going to hold off … Continue reading

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Brixton with Editer.com

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A few weeks ago I was asked by the very cool Editer.com online magazine to show them my favourite food haunts in Brixton. A greedy food crawl around Market Row and Brixton Village ensued, and it was really brilliant to … Continue reading

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Living la vida Lucca: Aperol, aperitivo and polpo in Campora

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I recently found myself in Lucca, Tuscany for a friend’s wedding, slipping into that blissful Italian routine of non-stop eating and drinking. My waistline has still not forgiven me. I love being in a country where they not only have … Continue reading

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London French Dip

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Anyone who’s seen my Twitter feed┬álately will know that since April I’ve been working on a project called @LondonFrenchDip with my friend Andrew. Since moving to Brixton in December I’ve been bowled over by the food culture here – not … Continue reading

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Nashville Nosh: Mas Tacos Por Favor

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One of my favourite things about being in the US is having access to really incredible, authentic Mexican food. During last year’s trip to LA I feasted on birria (stewed goat’s meat) at Carnitas Michoacan in Lincoln Heights, which you … Continue reading

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