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Malaysian food journey – Rojak

Rojak is a modern Malaysian pop-up restaurant and Satay Bar which popped up 17th October and is situated at Lacy Nook in London, N16 for a limited period for around three months.

I was invited down to sample some of her incredible dishes all which are Malaysian inspired.

About Rojak

Rojak is a pop up to inspire people to eat Malaysian food. Why as the chef behind Rojak loves to cook Malaysian street food and wants to give Londoner’s a mix of ingredients to spice up London’s kaleidoscope of cultures.

Her Malaysian street food and classics have a distinct British twist. With all her time-honoured recipes being elevated to new levels by using the finest local ingredients. Inspired by feelings of home.  She draws on influences from the original Malaysian fusion cuisine, a 15th century tradition made for sharing. Continue reading

Would you sell your soul to the Kraken? – The Kraken Screamfest The Ocean of Souls

Would you sell your soul to the Kraken?

Well I did and I am pleased that I did as I got to enter The Ocean of Souls and whilst I was in there I met an old seadog, mermaids, a fortune teller, a doctor,  discovered the Kraken and drank plenty of The Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

Les Enfants Terribles

Let me tell you though a bit more about Les Enfants Terribles who put on the immersive experience for Kraken Halloween special Screamfest event. Continue reading

Up up and away – Schweppes Flavour Adventure on the London Eye

The other day I went on a journey through time, taste, and gazed upon London capitals spectacular backdrop all whilst sipping on my cocktail or two made using Schweppes.

This popped up event called Schweppes Flavour Adventure popped up at the Coca-Cola London Eye to celebrate London Cocktail Week, which runs from 3 – 7 October.

This experience was complimented to me by Katie of www.whatskatiedoing and Schweppes. Continue reading

Lovely Jubbly – Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

It’s the show every British fan has been waiting for Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.

This fully immersive experience Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience is a tribute to the BBC’s Only Fools & Horses TV series. The show transports audiences to The Nags Head, to wheel, deal, participate in a quiz and dine on a 3-course meal.

The fun starts from the moment you walk into the Nags Head to play a quiz which Del Boy has been left in charge of. Meanwhile, they try to drum up some cash and try to make a cheeky saving on the side as Del has debts to be paid!

It is a cushty night out with some proper 80’s pub grub, “Lovely Jubbly”.

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Chips, chips and more chips – Poutinerie by Air Canada

Poutinerie by Air Canada has popped up again this year but this time at Old Spitafileds Market as they want to give Londoners a taste of what Air Canada offers, and what better way than serving Canadian’s national dish poutine with proceeds going towards Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Last year when they popped up they sold over 2,133 poutine dishes and helped raise £39,000 with proceeds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity whom they are fundraising again for.

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Fresh Thinking Café by Hotpoint and Jamie Oliver – Pop up 10-11 October

You won’t want to bin this article as Jamie Oliver and Hotpoint are offering a tasting menu of all made up from waste food at their pop up Fresh Thinking Café.

Fresh Thinking Café by Hotpoint and Jamie Oliver

Based on the top 10 most wasted foods in the UK with the most common being bread, salad and vegetables Jamie Oliver and Hotpoint have teamed up to show people that you can make meals out of left overs.   Continue reading

Gin and cake lovers heaven – Fentimans Gin Bakery

The G&T season maybe over but Fentimans has bought to London it’s first UK pop up gin bakery which popped up for three days (21-23 September) in Portobello Road at Pearl & Groove Bakery. Continue reading

Let’s eat and party – Bollywood Brunch

I was invited to attend Bollywood Brunch which is a brunch that revolves around Bollywood culture, food, entertainment and cocktails.  To say the least it was interesting.

Bollywood Brunch

Bollywood Brunch is a company which provides pop up Bollywood style brunches provided along with entertainment which pop up in various restaurants in London.

Each brunch guests get supplied unlimited cocktails for an hour between 12:00pm – 1:00pm, a 3-course Bollywood meal from 12:00pm – 2:30pm, entertainment of drummers, dancers, henna artists along with a DJ who turns things up and gets the party started all the way through to 5:00pm.   Continue reading

Burger in the sky – Deliveroo Eat Up

Feeling like the cat that has got the cream I was one of the lucky ones to attend Deliveroo’s Eat Up sky-high dining event.

However before I tell you about my experience hot dogging up in the air let me tell you a little about Deliveroo.

Deliveroo

Deliveroo was founded by CEO Will Shu who moved to London in 2013.  He discovered a city full of great restaurants, but he was amazed that so few of them delivered food. So he made it his personal mission to bring the best local restaurants food direct to people by a offering a fast and reliable service which customers can order via their phone and track.

Discover more about Deliveroo via clicking here. Continue reading

Immersive dining recommendations

There are so many fabulous unusual and immersive dining experiences in London to experience with new ones constantly popping up. To make it a little easier to choose which one you should do I thought I would write an article of my personal top five favourites.

Immersive Dining

What is immersive dining?

Well it is where you go along to eat but at the same time watch or even get involved with performances which is happening around you as in most cases improvisation and involvement from yourself may be required. Continue reading

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