• Portsmouth
  • Jam & Bowler, Southsea

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    We were kindly invited to the Jam & Bowler for a taster evening in Southsea this week. They open on Tuesday 9th February and are a breakfast and brunch café situated on Victoria Road South next door to The Library Barber’s and by the Elm Grove and Albert Road junction. The café is nicely decorated and was cosy […]

  • Chichester
  • Artie’s Kitchen, Chichester, West Sussex

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    UPDATE 2018: Bit of a late update, Arties has been a place for tapas for a good two years. Although I believe they still serve a normal breakfast menu (forgive me if I’m wrong), lunch is now tapas. I’ve been there a couple of times but as I’m not a great lover of tapas (my […]

  • Australia
  • Best Melbourne Brunch: A round-up

    Best brunch melbourne

    For Melbournians, brunch is the best meal of the day. Well, it certainly was for me and I enjoyed countless classic morning dishes during my six months in the city. Don’t worry, I’ll be back and they’ll be plenty more to come but I’m taking a brief “vacation” to work on a cattle ranch in […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Lou Lou’s Brasserie, Southsea, Portsmouth – PERMANENTLY CLOSED

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    PERMANENTLY CLOSED: February 2019 – Sadly Lou Lou’s has now closed. Darcy’s Kitchen has opened in it’s place. I recently visited Darcy’s Kitchen and had this non-vegan halloumi and roasted vegetable sandwich. It was offered as vegan halloumi but I wanted non-vegan halloumi. The chef went across the road to Waitrose and came back with […]