It’s my girlfriend Claire’s 30th birthday this month so I decided to take her to Epernay, the heart of the Champagne producing region, to spend the weekend enjoying Champagne and while we’re there, get some bubbles for her birthday party(s)!
I recently made a visit with my girlfriend Claire to the Fox and Anchor in Charterhouse Square in the City of London for dinner. It’s a lovely warm traditional style pub hidden away in a dead-end road. But certainly not a dead-end pub!
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Tagged Chicken, City of London, Fish and Seafood, Food, Fox and Anchor, Ham, London, Oyster, Pub, Shellfish, Smithfield London, Steak Tartare
Here is some info and photos of our first supper club of 2011
What a great evening. We had a near full house of 14 people for this year’s first Stokey Secret Supper. The event went really well! Here is some of the feedback from the guests:
- “Great Chocolate Brownies mate. Thanks for a great night.”
- “It was great! Thanks very much Tom.”
- “Fab food and excellent company. A tip top evening – Thank you.”
Back on a cold December morning last year, I was one of the lucky ones to get a booking to Heston’s new London venture “Dinner” – A play on words, due to the historic meaning of the word “Dinner” – Over the few hundred years it has meant anything from eating at midday to last thing at night. Therefore the dishes are inspired by ingredients and recipes dating back to the 1300s. Heston Inspired me to cook, so I had to go to Dinner!
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Tagged dinner, Heston, Heston Blumenthal, Lunch, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Meat, Restaurant, Supper, Television program
So the stokey secret supper table needed painting – I just need to add some silly music to this time lapse –
I work in the city as a Capital Investment Manager – Yaaaaawwwwn!!! So to make the days more entertaining, we started a cake club (Thanks must go to Roo who started the club, but has sadly left the office since). There are about 16 of us in the club and we bring in homemade cakes each week, so you only have to make cakes every 4 months or so (I try to get myself in every month!)
Let me tell you all a little bit about me!! My Name is Tom Nixon and I live in Stoke Newington, North London. My “Day job” is as a Capital Investment Manager at Telereal Trillium in the City of London. Yawn!
So I just missed out on the Innocent drinks (they now make food) pop up restaurant in Shoreditch. Not to worry as they kindly posted the recipes here –
Welcome to the Stokey Secret Supper Blog!
Stokey Secret Supper is an underground secret supper club in the heart of North London – Stoke Newington.
If you are new to supper clubs, the concept is a restaurant inside someones home. You get a delightful, intimate, home cooked meal for less than the price at a restaurant. And it’s BYO booze with no corkage charge.
The links to the supper club are –
All things food and interesting you will find here.