Week 26 – looking forward to the calm before the 40th birthday storm

My birthday celebrations have been brilliant, but carried on longer than expected. This week we have a brief break from birthdays before starting the celebrations for Andrew’s 40th, which will include a birthday party and trip to Rome (mmmm, pasta and tirumisu). I am very much looking forward to a rest as we’ve both felt¬†like […]

A belated birthday night out at Joe Allen

For my birthday in June, I wanted to eat at Joe Allen restaurant in Covent Garden. The reason for this was because of a Jay Rayner review in the Observer – I like his reviews anyway, and have been rewarded by following his previous recommendations, including Mishkins. I also love Marina O’Loughlin’s reviews in the […]