Restaurant Review: Adesso, Richmond upon Thames

My book group met for a meal recently at Adesso, a Sicilian restaurant on Hill Rise in Richmond. Unfortunately I couldn’t make that meal but suggested Adesso as a place to meet to my friend Liz last night. The reports back from the book group had been a bit mixed so I wasn’t sure quite […]

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Where to Eat with Kids: Franco Manca, Richmond

Over the last three years I’ve discovered some great places to eat with my 3-year-old grandson Freddie. Following family tradition, he’s turning into a great gourmet and even likes to help with the cooking. He loves Italian food and has an addiction to olives! Given the proliferation of wonderful Italian restaurants, bakeries and delis in […]

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Restaurant Review: Debraggio – Italian Kitchen

My friend Kate was treating me to a late birthday lunch and we decided to meet in Debraggio in Richmond, where we’ve met before. We’re both Italophiles. Indeed, a few years ago we used to meet up once a week to practise our Italian and made a trip to Rome together. There’s been an Italian […]

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Restaurant Review: Richmond Cafe – Thai Cuisine

It’s been a glorious sunny weekend and if the weather yesterday was perfect for the Royal Wedding in Windsor, where Harry and Meghan tied the knot, it turned out to be the perfect day for a visit to Kew Gardens to see the recently reopened Temperate House. My friend Elsa took the London Overground train […]

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