• Different Cultures,  Eating Out,  food

    Bistrot Pierre, Nottingham: Something a little fancy

    Up until recently, I honestly thought that Bistrot Pierre in Nottingham was a one-off. I visited a few years back, and it has stayed in my mind as probably my favourite Nottingham restaurant since then. I remembered the excellent quality of the food and how the flavour really hit the spot. But actually (as you probably already know) Bistrot Pierre is a chain, with restaurants in Derby as well as Nottingham. I was excited to get a chance to visit again recently and see if the restaurant is as good as I remembered. We visited late afternoon on a Sunday and had no problems getting a booking. The restaurant felt…

  • Eating Out,  food

    Time for brunch at Josephine’s

    Brunch is my favouritest meal (as is breakfast, lunch…dinner). Josephine’s in Nottingham is renowned as a place for afternoon tea but the brunch is worth checking out- I adored the Eggs Royale. The decor is gorgeous as well, with a lush Eastern vibe. You could spend hours there.

  • Eating Out,  food

    Profiteroles at Fotheringills

    I thought I was going to skip pudding- I was wrong! The food at Fotheringills in Nottingham is amazing, but the profiteroles were the best out of all of them. Also recommended is the pork belly, but I decided just to focus on the profiteroles 🙂

  • adventures,  travel

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Today I am super excited as tomorrow I’m visiting Nottingham, my adopted home. I am going to a friend’s birthday celebration tomorrow evening and then going with my friends to the pantomime on Sunday (haven’t been for 20 years). Of course, we will take the opportunity to do festive things such as visiting the Winter Wonderland. Visiting different places was one of the things that I spent a lot of this summer doing.  The opening line of Charles Dickens’ novel A Tale of Two Cities:  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” is a line that could also sum up my summer as I was able to do…