Sweet Potato

I recently ate at a (supposedly) good restaurant in Derby. On the menu, among other things, was “sweet potato soup”, with a superscript ‘v’ inscribed in a circle to indicate that it was the vegetarian option. And on the wine list one of the reds, a merlot I think, was described as “moorish”. The waitress..read more.

Breast or Leg

Yesterday I had lunch in a restaurant in north Oxford. I ordered Pollo Picante from the menu, chicken breast in a chilli, onion, capsicum and garlic sauce. When it finally came it was clearly a leg.   I don’t mind chicken leg, so continued.  The sauce had no chilli or onion, although it had plenty of..read more.