Food & Drink

Where to eat, what to eat - one of the best parts of traveling is sampling the local cuisine

Bronte Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Swanky, Tom Dixon–designed restaurant, bar & patio, for international fare from breakfast till late.

Dark Sugars Cocoa House

Ross and I stumbled upon this place trying to navigate our way to lunch at Old Spitifileds market.  We looked at each other and both understood that we would return here for one of their famous hot chocolates after lunch.   Before there was chocolate, there was cocoa. Dark Sugars is the story of one […]

Thousand Knifes

Dumpling Shack

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte | Black Forest Cake

Black Forest cake is a chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling based on the German dessert Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, literally “Black Forest cherry-torte”


No trip to Germany would be complete without consuming some world-famous currywurst.  I first tried this a few years ago in Berlin when travelling with my sister and have told Ross that it is a must-have while we are in Heidelberg.  Strangely, I never came across this on my first trip to Germany back in […]

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