Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Piccolino, Stockton Heath

I was recently invited to try out the newly refurbished Piccolino restaurant in Stockton Heath. It is a place I have eaten at many times in the past, so I certainly wasn’t going to say no! When we arrived we were given a quick tour of what had changed and I have to say I……{ Continue Reading }

Black Country Pork Scratchings Review

As stated in the Open Shaws Pork Scratchings Review article, I was pleased to be given the chance to review both the Open Shaws line of pork scratchings and the ones I will be reviewing in this article – Black Country Pork Scratchings.  The interesting thing is, and I am sure it will be easy……{ Continue Reading }

Openshaws Pork Scratchings Review

I recently had an interesting experience in one of my local pubs.  I had been drinking a few and bought some pork scratchings and because they were so good, I tweeted about them from the pub.  The company behind that particular brand saw my tweet and asked if they could send me some of their……{ Continue Reading }

Review: Fazenda, Liverpool

I have been wanting to try one of these Brazilian meat restaurants for a while and Emma decided to treat me and booked us into Fazenda. My house mate had recently been and had raved about how good it was. He is a real critic who doesn’t say positive things about a lot of places……{ Continue Reading }

Review: Efes Brasserie, Warrington

With our first 2 choices of restaurant being full we were stuck on somewhere to go for a meal. Emma didn’t fancy Chinese and I didn’t fancy most of the other places in town. In was then I remembered Efes Brasserie which has actually been in Warrington for over 30 years, as my parents visited……{ Continue Reading }

Review: The Maplewood Chinese, Widnes

This is probably my favourite Chinese restaurant that I have ever been, and I am finally glad to it reviewed on here 🙂 Normally when I come here I go for the buffet menu where you get soup, a load of mixed starters, duck and then finally the main courses. This time we just decided……{ Continue Reading }

Casa Italia, Liverpool

Casa Italia has been on my list of places to visit for quite a while now as it has been recommended to me by quite a few people. So while I was in Liverpool doing a bit of shopping I had to call in and finally get it reviewed. Casa Italia is located down a……{ Continue Reading }

Roast Ox – near Hay-on-Wye

When staying at The Majestic Bus (link here) we needed somewhere to go for a nice Sunday lunch! We looked in the information booklet provided in the bus The Roast Ox was recommended, as it was the owner’s local pub. We arrived bang on 12 and it had only just opened. The pub was only……{ Continue Reading }

Marks and Spencer fish and chip pie!

Just before I went on holiday I read an article about a new pie that Marks and Spencer were bringing out. A fish, chip and mushy pea pie! This is right up my street and so the next time I went into M&S I picked one up. Here is the pie before it went into……{ Continue Reading }

Wasabi, Stockton Heath (again)

I must have been to Wasabi about 8 times now, and each time it has been consistently good. I decided it was time to do another blog post about it, as last time I only really covered the bento box that I had at lunch. Since then every time we have been we have sat……{ Continue Reading }