Planning for the Games at Big Apple Hot Dogs, Old Street London

‘Sausages That Make You Smile’ is scrawled across the side of The Big Apple Hot Dog stand right round the corner from Old Street Station. Those sausages  or ‘dogs’ as I was calling them by the end of my meeting with the founder of the successful street stall, Abiye, did exactly that. I stuffed my… More Planning for the Games at Big Apple Hot Dogs, Old Street London

Where to eat at Borough Market: Portena Empanadas

Food can be so evocative, especially when connected to travel. I haven’t eaten an Empanada since leaving Argentina in 2009, and when I bit into one from Portena whilst sitting by Southwark cathedral I was taken back to the sun. Portena in Borough Market offer fresh, delightful little Empanadas for a slightly steep £2 each.… More Where to eat at Borough Market: Portena Empanadas

Where to eat at Borough Market: AppleBee’s Cajun Fish Wrap

AppleBee’s in Borough Market is a wonderfully reliable fish-mongers who have both a fabulous fresh fish counter that makes your mouth water and a relaxed affordable restaurant that serves up its displayed seasonal produce.  On market days it has an open grill with staff serving hot fish wraps to those willing to wait in the… More Where to eat at Borough Market: AppleBee’s Cajun Fish Wrap