Lunch at Chiquito’s

I did something today that I don’t think I’ve ever done before…I dined alone at a restaurant. The story behind this isn’t sad. I wasn’t stood up or anything. I was simply hungry and I love Mexican food. I’d walked past Chiquito in The Atrium, Camberley, many times but never before had the chance to…

Czech for chillies!

I’ve just returned from Prague, Czech Republic, after a mini break away and I’m missing this vibrant city already. It is a very picturesque place, with lots to see and do. As with most of my trips, this holiday centered around historical attractions, food and drink. Typical dishes in Czech involve cabbage, meat – typically…

Review: The Old Thai House, Camberley

  Since I moved almost a year ago I’ve been struggling to find a new local Thai, Chinese or Indian restaurant. Sadly a lot of the ones in Sandhurst where I live have poor hygiene ratings, which is one of the first things I check along with reviews. Next to Sandhurst is the town of Camberley…

Trip to the Isle of Wight

Last weekend I took a little belated holiday with my partner to the Isle of Wight, a calm, sunny island off the southern coast of England. The reason I’m including this in a blog post is because despite being a seaside holiday destination I also got to try some delicious spicy food. On the three…

The Back of Beyond

The Back of Beyond 104-108 Kings Road Reading Berkshire RG1 3BY A Wetherspoon’s pub is never too far away from you if you live in the UK. It’s the perfect place to go to chill out with friends after work, begin your pre-drinks on a night out or get a fry up the morning after….

I love when my food comes with a warning

Spice Indian Restaurant 35-37 High St Thatcham Berkshire RG19 3JG It’s happened quite a few times to me already. I look for the dish on the menu with the word “Hot” next to it. Then the waiter or waitress comes over to take our order. I give the name of the dish and immediately I’m met with a worried…

Spicy…the Wagamama way

Wagamama 25-29 High Street Guildford GU1 3DY Wagamama is a Japanese inspired restaurant chain specialising in noodle and rice dishes, which you can enjoy in a stylish minimalist setting. Wagamama, which is Japanese for “naughty child”, prides itself on the use of fresh, healthy ingredients and an ever-changing and expanding menu. Service is extremely quick and green tea is on tap!…