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A night at the Dogs

Advantages: Quirky, decent bev list, great atmosphere
Disadvantages: Hyped to the point of ludicrousness, still not sure there is such a thing as a 'gourmet hot dog'

James Knappett is a pretty successful chef with a cracking CV. Ex-Head Chef of Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley, Knappett has also plied his culinary trade in such disparate and incredible restaurants as Noma in Copenhagen and Per Se in Manhattan. The Led ...

mdall899 23.10.2012 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Bubbledogs, London

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♦ A day in the life of a chocoholic ♦

Advantages: lots of chocolate goodies
Disadvantages: messy, not comfortable, nothing spectacular

The other day, while I was walking through miserable and grey London, I was suddenly overcome by an unexplicable chocolate craving. I also wanted somewhere to sit down and read a book - so when I put these two desires together, it suddenly came to me. The ...

Delicate_Orchid 19.03.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Max Brenner Chocolate Bar at Harrod's, London

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Diamond review  Delicious Self-Indulgence

Advantages: Totally Self-Indulgent and Delicious Experience!
Disadvantages: Do I really have to list what the "disadvantages" are? I mean, this is a totally self-indulgent experience and everything is so delicious!

In certain circles on the internet, I'm known as "The Chocolate Lady". The reason for this is that many years ago, on a newsgroup, I proved my vast knowledge and passion for this godly food item. But until recently, I felt that I had been letting my pub ...

TheChocolateLady 11.11.2002 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Max Brenner Chocolate Bar at Harrod's, London

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Politely Ridding English Traits

Advantages: Premium produce makes the difference
Disadvantages: Prices

Introduction Turn away now if you are expecting a proverbial sandwich list conveying 'odd' sounding concoctions for fillings. For example: 'Diced ham 1.5mm thin, slice Moroccan peach, and shavings of local blue cheese 8 months old.' Followed by a ...

1st2thebar 20.07.2010 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Pret a Manger, Mayfair, London

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Better than Starbucks not as good as Nero

Advantages: Better and cheaper than Starbucks
Disadvantages: Less outlets than Starbucks, not as good as Nero.

I found their coffee to be superior in taste and value for money than all the Starbucks I hace tried, over here and in the US. It hass more substance (if you know what I mean - no "air" just milk) than froth which Starbucks suffers from - which is Starbuc ...

Rus1967 21.02.2003 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Pret a Manger, Mayfair, London

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