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Christopher’s in Covent Garden

It’s time to go back to a Covent Garden favourite. Christopher’s is one of London’s original American restaurants, paving the way for many. It opened in 1991 and very quickly became a firm favourite just down from the Covent Garden piazza. Having closed for renovation, it reopened this May so of course I couldn’t resist […]

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A Covent Garden favourite: Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar

I’m loving being back in London and returning to favourite dining venues as well as trying new ones. And of course, wandering around Covent Garden checking out what’s happening and what’s changed. Today was my chance to visit one of my favourites in the area – Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar. It’s on Wellington Street, a […]

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A brand new opening in Covent Garden: Balthazar

Balthazar opened in February this year to great excitement. It’s the brainchild of  New York restauranteur Keith McNally who grew up in London’s East End but became the darling of the NYC restaurant scene after opening the celebrity-adored Odeon in Tribeca in 1980. He opened Balthazar in NYC in 1997. It was time for his […]

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Eating in Covent Garden: The Green Man and French Horn

The Green Man and French Horn is a converted pub as the name implies. It’s run by the owners of French restaurants Terroirs (also in Covent Garden), Brawn and Soif. So it’s no surprise that the long, thin room looks and feels like a familiar French bistro. The food is inspired by the Loire region and […]

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The story of my blog so far

So my blog (mark II) is one month old today, which means I felt the need to tell its story. I started my original blog www.eatingcoventgarden.blogspot.com in July 2011. I was working in Covent Garden and rediscovering the area – amazed at the number of new and surprisingly good bars and restaurants on offer – when one […]

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The rebirth of my blog

I’m upset, annoyed, sad and baffled. Why would someone hack into my blog and delete it? Clearly there are a lot of unpleasant people out there. I’ve been tweeting about it and discovered someone whose blog suffered the same fate. I asked her what she did and she said: “I cried a lot and then […]