The Best of 2014

Happy New Year, bitches!

2015 already, hey? Last year was actually one big blur and wizzed past so quickly – I still can’t really believe it! I thought it’d be a good time to have a little recap of 2014, so I put together a little list of the best of it.

So for those who are regular readers, it’ll be nice for you to look back and remember some of the good, hungry times with me. And for those who are new readers or have a peak every now and again, it’s a good chance to see what you’ve missed out on!

Let’s get started, shall we?

Best Frozen Dessert

Froyo at Samba Swirl, London

Gelato at Gelato Messina, Sydney

Vegan Ice-Cream at Kippy’s, LA

Ice-Cream Cookies from The Ice Cream & Cookies Co., Singapore

Gelato Messina

Best Breakfast

Bacon and Egg Naan Rolls at Dishoom, London

Acai Bowls at Juice Crafters, LA

Foxy Spring Porridge at Bread & Circus, Sydney

Bircher Muesli at MART 130, Melbourne

Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake at Top Paddock, Melbourne

Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake at Top Paddock

Best Dessert

Apple Pie at Winkle 43, Amsterdam

Butter Cake at Mastro’s, LA

S’mores at Flesh & Buns, London

The Sailors Club Tiramisu at The Sailors Club, Sydney

Brooklyn Toast at Spuntino, London

S’mores at Flesh & Buns

Best Fancy Restaurant

Theo Randall at the Intercontinental, London

Dinner by Heston, London

The Bath Priory, Bath

The Bath Priory

Best For Date Nights

City Social, London

Yak Yeti Yak, Bath

Sotto Sotto, Bath

BAM!, Singapore

Yak Yeti Yak

Best Food Market

Broadway Market, London

De Foodhallen, Amsterdam

Street Feast, London

De Foodhallen

Best London Food Traders

Rib Bun from The Rib Man

Mutton Kothu from Kothu Kothu

Bill from Bill Or Beak

Chicken Bap from Spit & Roast

Spit & Roast

Best Recipes

Back-Alley Blondies

Nutella Banana Croissants

Boy’s Shakshuka

Doris’ Dumplings

Back-Alley Blondes

Best Coffee 

Monk Bodhi Dharma, Melbourne

Headfirst Coffee Roasters, Amsterdam

Colonna and Smalls, Bath

Leyas, London

Chock Full Of Beans, Singapore

Headfirst Coffee Roasters

Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants

Acorn Vegetarian Kitchen, Bath

Sage, LA

Vegie Bar, Melbourne

Nama Foods, London


Nama Foods

Memorable Food

Fondue at The Carpenters Arms, Ascot

Meat Fruit at Dinner by Heston, London

Ribman Special at Honest Burger, London

Salt Beef Bagel at Biegel Bake, London

Meat Fruit at Dinner by Heston

Best Cocktails

Movie Night at London Cocktail Club, London

Kumi Bomb-Mi at Kumi, Las Vegas

Cava Sangria at Cala Bassa Beach Club, Ibiza

Kick The Ketel at Sketch Gallery, London

Cala Bassa Beach Club

Best Sunday Roast

The Chequers, Bath

The Havelock Tavern, London

Mussel Men, London

The Havelock Tavern

Best Ambience

The Ivy, LA

Lio, Ibiza

Beso Beach, Formentera

The Ivy

Best Experiences

Winter Wonderland (My 21st Birthday), London

Eagle County Fair & Rodeo, Colorado

Frankie’s White Party, Ibiza

Ascot Races, Berkshire

Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

Best Hidden Gems

MART 130, Melbourne

Chez Francois, Sete

Es Cranc, Menorca

Chez Francois

Best Food Quality

Newton Farm, Bath

Elliot’s, London

Rabbit, London


Places I’ve Been Too Often in 2014

Granger & Co., London

Le Relais De Venice, London

The Boat House, Sydney

Grillstock Smokeshack, Bath

Le Relais De Venice

Places I Wish I Opened

Dancing Crab, Singapore

Gracias Madre, LA

N2, Sydney

Gracias Madre

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