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Russian roulette: Mari Vanna

Good evening sir, have you been to Mari Vanna before?

Er, no. This is my first time.

Then let’s hope it won’t be your last!

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Best of the rest 2012

Right, so as we all attempt to face a brand new and hopefully apocalypse-free year, I’ve realised there are a few gems I’ve somewhat absent-mindedly neglected to inform you about and before they get ‘so last year’, here’s a little run down of my ‘best of the rest 2012′. 1,055 more words

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Brasserie Zedel: It was the chef that dunnit

Listen very carefully I shall say zis only once:

You no longer need to get the Eurostar to savour the grand Parisian brasserie experience. It is right ‘ere on your doorstep, mes amis.

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Lunch and 'lympics

Apparently the Olympics are still on. Who knew?

If Boris’ thundering tones didn’t scare you off to the continent and you’re lucky enough to be experiencing the jubilant excess of London Olympomania, don’t forget, you still gotta eat, right? 404 more words

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Edinburgh nights: part one

As the British summer continues to treat us with contempt, one could be forgiven for having a sweet daytime reverie of far-flung, exotic destinations. Sipping daiquiris on sun-drenched Caribbean beaches; the vibrant vineyards of France – ‘Sancerre, s’il vous plait’ – and er, the storm-swept cobbles of Scotland’s capital?! 772 more words

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Mr MacMahon does Ludlow

I know. I’ve strayed North of Hampstead but, fret not, I returned in one piece and it was all in the name of research. Naturellement. 1,013 more words

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