A Lunch on Sunday | Ego at The Hollybush

Food is spectacular any day of the week, that’s a given, but when it’s a Sunday afternoon and you’ve been treated to the luxury of a lie in and a subsequent morning spent relaxing in pyjamas, a few hours spent drinking wine and enjoying good food, it’s bliss. A restaurant and bar with an impressive cocktail menu and 241 cocktails from 12-7pm (which is understandably popular), Ego at The Hollybush in Stockton Brook is always a good shout for delicious dishes and a sociable drink with friends or family.  Offering Mediterranean style dishes with tastes of Spain, a sprinkle of Italy and…

My First Bento Box | MISO Stoke

Whenever a new place to eat pops up in Stoke that isn’t a greasy spoon or a chain restaurant, I like to think that I’m one of the first metaphorically banging down their front door with my knife and fork ready for to give them a whirl. For some reason, I completely missed the launch of MISO Stoke way back in 2009 (where the hell have I been?) and ever since then it’s somewhere I’ve always been meaning to get around to going. You know how it is. Ashamedly, the only Japanese food I’ve tried is pre packaged Sushi as part of…

Small Plates & Spritz at Salt House Bacaro

After taking a seat at the bar amidst a Saturday evening service at Salt House Bacaro last year and enjoyed a glowing orange glass of Aperol Spritz, I found myself wanting to return with an empty belly to partake in the colourful and wonderfully put together dishes that were coming out of the kitchen.   I just knew I would have to visit for food the next time I was in the city. After seeing post after post on social media of the new menu and subsequent specials, I was insistent that when I was in Liverpool in October that I…

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