Last weekend Jeff and I swung by Dalston House, an interactive piece of art by Leandro Erlich, commissioned by the Barbican. The detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house is constructed flat on the ground, with mirrors positioned overhead to give the appearance that people are climbing or falling from the house. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2013
So-So Shake Shack
This was my first experience at a Shake Shack, and after all the hype (in the media, from friends, etc.) I was expecting a whole lot more. Specifically, I was expecting burgers so deliciously addictive that I’d dream about them. Instead I left underwhelmed, and I’m not compelled to go back for more. Continue reading
Eating my weight in burgers
American fave Five Guys opened its first UK location in London on the 4th of July, so at the weekend Jeff and I popped by for some burger goodness! I introduced him to Five Guys when we were in the USA for Thanksgiving, so we were both OTT excited to see how these burgers compared – … Continue reading
Happy 4th of July!
Celebrating the 4th of July in England always feels a bit funny. Partly because England just isn’t the USA, and partly because the 4th of July celebrates America’s independence from England. Awkward. Anyhow, each year that I’ve lived in England I’ve managed to do something to celebrate, and this year it was making red velvet … Continue reading
Yay for anniversaries!
Recently Jeff and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary, which I’m very happy about because it’s been a great year! On our actual anniversary we popped over to Wahaca for dinner. It was a sentimental decision because this is where we had our first date! I had the pork pibil main, which was perfectly cooked and the right … Continue reading