Modern Mexican at Wahaca Liverpool 1

Let’s be honest, Mexican food can be a little bit disappointing. Grim guac that once upon a time saw an avocado, bland burritos and nasty nachos masquerading as an authentic taste of meh-hee-co that leaves you feeling more underwhelmed than arriba. Take one Masterchef winner in the form of  Thomasina Miers’ and fellow Mexico enthusiast Mark Selby, say tara to tacky Tex Mex style eateries and say hello to Mexican market food inspired in the form of the uber modern and extremely tasty, Wahaca – and I headed along to the Liverpool 1 restaurant to taco-look. The London restaurant opened following…

Brunch Club | All Bar One, Chester

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then a mid morning brunch comes in a close second. Being the kind of person that will easily forgo some soggy Weetabix and a coffee in favour of a few extra minutes in bed, an elevenses or brunch if you so please is the where you’ll find me. Up, dressed and ready to face the day… just a little later than those pesky early risers.  Although I do wish I had that kind of dedication to the day. With a trip to picturesque Chester spoiled slightly by the appearance of rain…

Clean Cocktails from RAWR Hanley

Love cocktails?  So do I.  In fact, if you take a look at my Instagram over Bank Holiday it looks like all I did this weekend was drink cocktails… and you wouldn’t be completely wrong.  I’ve enjoyed one, twelve or a million cocktails in my time in both the UK AND abroad (those colourful umbrellas are worth the flight) and I’d say that that constitutes being an expert cocktail drinker.  A cocktail connoisseur if you will (yeah right) and so nothing pleased me more than receiving an email from one of my favourite local foodie places to say “Hey Charl!…

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