bernie’s, (location undisclosed)

a gorgeous interior, great service, and good food to boot – it would have been perfect if I hadn’t lost my way in this infernal heat on the way to the meal (responsibility all mine, of course).

I’m totally bamming you guys – this isn’t a review at all – just sharing a delicious meal cooked by the very lovely and talented bernie (you may know her as the hungry bunny). sometimes one can really luck out with friends, eh?

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lacto-vino night-o (and some tips on holding one)

these are photos from a recent gathering – I’m lucky to have friends who like each other enough to meet regularly to eat – and I’ve always thought the best thing about becoming an adult – age, not maturity – was that you could start entertaining and throwing food parties. potlucks and cheese nights and barbecues and the like – and so, really, this was the culmination of a childhood ambition and a more recently-inspired cheese craving.

it turned out great – we overdosed on nutella and cheese, glugged down a fair bit of tea and wine. I learnt some new things while obsessively researching about other people’s cheese parties – and I’m leaving them here for you (and myself!).

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