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La Tasca, Leadenhall Market

I’m always a bit skeptical about chain restaurants. Ok, the food isn’t usually bad, but after frequenting places like Strada, Ask and Prezzo in my youthfull, inexperienced food days, I have become disillusioned with the whole process. 524 more words


Five Restaurants in February

A quick post for this week, since I don’t have a lot time to work on a big post. Looking back at the restaurants I have visited in February I concluded that there are quite some places I recommend. 721 more words


Five Ways to practice speaking Spanish for free.

How can I practice my Spanish without paying for an additional course?

This is a question I get asked a lot by my Spanish students, from beginners through to advanced speakers.  552 more words

Learn Spanish In Cheshire

Just Belive

A long time ago I wanted to visit the Pyrenees mountains in Andorra. It was like a dream. First time we have booked with Crystal Ski! 245 more words

In defence of chains

“I’m so against Franco Manca, it’s now a chain, I’d much prefer getting a pizza from an independent place.”

Now if my friend had said she much preferred an authentic pizza from a pizzeria in Italy I may be more understanding but Franco Manca started in Brixton Market and now has a 25 branches across London and one in Brighton, hence she will no longer look favourably on this being a cool place to eat. 502 more words


La Tas-can

Today I’m reviewing La Tasca, four doors down from my last restaurant review. Serving spanish style tapas on Deansgate, Manchester.

This strip of restaurants and bars really is wonderful; all in one place makes it the perfect destination for dinner and drinks, but sadly this does mean a high amount of competition and pressure for the restaurants to get people through the doors. 1,136 more words


Exploring our own City!

How many times have you been to your City Centre and seen tourists everywhere and said “you know what, one day we should come and do some tourist stuff”, and you say it for years, but never get round to it. 432 more words