Posts Tagged “pizza”

Hidden Covent Garden Pizza

Hidden Covent Garden Pizza

Doughnation Thin Crust. A new pizza destination called Doughnation has just arrived at 3 Henrietta Street in bustling Covent Garden. It occupies the ground floor of this historic townhouse where Gentlemen Baristas could once be found, and there is terrace on the piazza, too. 3 Henrietta Street is a five-storey building in the heart of…

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Crazy Pizza

Crazy Pizza

… in Classy Knightsbridge It’s a not-so-crazy pizza experience at Crazy Pizza. It’s rather more a polished and smart affair with fun touches. It’s as swep-up as one can imagine but perfectly accessible for pie-lovers of all ages. Crazy Pizza is found right next to Harrods. Just exit the Underground and follow the pedestrian street….

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Chicago Town’s First Cheese-Filled Crust Pizza

Chicago Town’s First Cheese-Filled Crust Pizza

The launch of Chicago Town’s First Cheese-Filled Crust Pizza is sure to excite Chicago Town fans. And this is where I am expected to state that I have always been a lover of their products, and continue by waxing lyrical about Friday nights spent watching a movie and enjoying a Chicago Town pizza. Well, here…

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Donna Margherita, Lavender Hill – restaurant review

Donna Margherita, Lavender Hill – restaurant review

This classic Italian restaurant is on Lavender Hill. The street’s name comes from the lavender that was once grown in market gardens around here. After the opening of Clapham Junction station just up the road in 1863 the surrounding area was built up with terraces of cheap housing for the workers who moved there from…

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Cheese “Steak” Pizza

Cheese “Steak” Pizza

From Stop and Shop   Sides: Serve with a spinach salad topped with a light vinaigrette. Dessert: Finish the meal with angel food cake, fresh strawberries, and low-fat cool whip. Wine Pairing: A firm-bodied wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon pairs well with this dish.   Ingredients 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust 1 lb…

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Raffles Hotel – Raffles Courtyard for a taste of Italy – restaurant review

Raffles Hotel – Raffles Courtyard for a taste of Italy – restaurant review

Tell anyone that you have just returned from Singapore and the question on their lips is bound to be ‘Did you visit Raffles?’ They don’t have to dignify that name with any appendage: everyone knows that there is only one Raffles and that’s the hotel – Raffles Hotel! One walks down Beach Road and there…

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Fire and Stone – Spitalfields – restaurant review

Fire and Stone – Spitalfields – restaurant review

Yes, Pizza is fast food. Well, more accurately it’s fast-ish food. A good pizza has a freshly-made base and an exceptional one has that cooked in a real pizza oven. It’s fast food with a pedigree. The first pizzas were simple affairs sold by the slice on the streets of Naples. It wasn’t available much…

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Donna Margherita Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria – review

Donna Margherita Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria – review

We chose a Tuesday evening to visit this little corner of Clapham, and it had all the makings of an uninspiring event. The weather was cold and dull (this is England in spring so what do you expect) and the restaurants we passed along the way were mostly devoid of clients. Those eateries that had…

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500 Pizzas and Flatbreads by Rebecca Baugniet – review

500 Pizzas and Flatbreads by Rebecca Baugniet – review

I have never come across anyone who doesn’t like bread and there are very few people who would pass up on a deliciously garnished pizza. 500 Pizzas and Flatbreads has enough ideas to keep everyone happy. It’s another volume in the Apple Press 500 series of books. They are always well written and well presented…

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Pizza – A Global History by Carol Helstosky – review

Pizza – A Global History by Carol Helstosky – review

The Edible Series of food history books is turning into one of my favourite multi-volume collections. Pizza – A Global History is another title recently published and it has the same characteristic high-end presentation and content as the others I have encountered. These are small books but classy so if you are into shelf-appeal you’ll…

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