I hadn't ventured into this particular eatery in a couple of years due to bad experiences, so decided the time had come to give it a shot at redemption.
My favourite cuisine, undeniably, is Thai food – I love the creamy yet deep heat of a curry, the delicate flavours of a pad Thai and the punch of Thai sweet basil and bird’s eye chilli.
Good value food and attentive, friendly staff.
Any time I’m let loose in a carvery what I return to the table with resembles a challenge on the Man V Food TV show.
After a trip to a nearby DIY store it was imperative I found something to distract myself from potential home improvements.
It was after "one of those days" that I just couldn’t face rustling something up from the back of my fridge.
On a bright spring day, I took a walk from the city centre towards the beach and this appealing cafe caught my eye.
What's in a name? Wonderful by any other name would still taste as good… but the moniker is quite apt in this case.
The Jaws theme tune should have been playing every time I walked past the windows of the Kirkview Cafe and Bistro as I imagined devouring the tempting cakes and treats on display.
Seeking sustenance after a shopping visit, we decided to head upstairs in John Lewis for a quick and easy meal.
With a night out on the cards my friend Michelle – the birthday girl – fancied kicking off the celebrations with dinner.
I have for the longest time enjoyed sampling pre-theatre dinners.
Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of fish so taking a trip to The Silver Darling may seem an unusual choice.
Hungry and craving steak we made the decision to head to all you can eat meat emporium Hey Brazil.
Small but perfectly formed menu, great tasting sandwiches and speedy service.
Wandering the city centre aimlessly on a Saturday, it was news of a dog photoshoot in Siberia that drew us in.
It’s funny how you see a thing so many times before you actually “see” it.
We were lucky staff were able to squeeze us in on a visit to Ask Italian en route to the cinema on a busy evening.
We had previously enjoyed delicious handmade cakes in Valerie’s Brasserie, however, this was the first time we decided to try their grilled snacks and main meals.
The winter chill saw us seeking a warm up and we dug out the menu for this old favourite in Crown Street to spice up our evening’s eat.
I didn't know there was a Nepalese/Indian takeaway at Kittybrewster retail park until we drove past at night and saw it all lit up.
If it’s true what they say and variety is the spice of life, then Cafe Andaluz has nailed it.
There are, believe it or not, some advantages to acting as chauffeur for the teenage princess who lives with you.
As a dedicated foodie anything out of the ordinary coming into my radar will command my attention.
Some days there's nothing better than getting your teeth stuck into a good old sandwich.
When you have a night out planned, you are in a rush and want a takeaway, then look no further than Panda Valley on Rosemount Place.
The Holburn Bar has been given a smart new look since we were there at the end of last year, but thankfully the pub has retained its warm and inviting appeal.
At the beginning of the year my fiancee and I made a pledge to avoid the chains and eat local.
When you dine out with a food blogger who's as mad about gin as you, there's only one place to go, Cognito Deli.
I haven't ventured into this place since it was Mango Pickle - and that's clearly been a big mistake on my part.