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Po Cha

Po Cha

I honestly always wondered what was up with the word honesty.  People would often preface their sentences to me with “to be honest”.  I always did wonder if that meant that they had been lying to me all the time before.  Although it maybe is […]

Plum Valley

Plum Valley

How many words can you think of that are pseudonyms to merely not bad?  Above average?  Better than mediocre?  A bit more than acceptable?  A step above middling? So this is how I found myself with the envious task for a serious lover of food.  […]

Duck and rice

Duck and rice

I seem to be on a bit of a roll at the moment.  After dipping my toe into the hipster food scene, I seem to have taken an unintentional headlong plunge into the pool.  That’s the danger of not looking where you are going.  I […]

Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu

Life by contrast is a wonderful thing. If we didn’t have things to compare things to, life would instead resolve into an unending joyless, dreary, mundane trudge.  Or so that is what I tell myself every time I have a bad meal.  It just serves […]

Berber & Q

Berber & Q

It appears that Haggerston is on its way up.  With the artfully distressed looking buildings, to the hipster coffee places offering much, presenting rather less.  Observe the path from the tube station to the location.  Iron gantries rising on the right.  Worn brick walls and […]