Review: The Mole & Chicken, Easington
8th May 2013
You know when you’ve kind of made your mind up about a place, without having been there for a couple of years? That’s how it was for me and The Mole & Chicken in Easington. I’d been several times in …Read more
Gee’s restaurant, Oxford
24th Mar 2013
In the Muddy Guide a few weeks back I flagged up the reopening of Gee’s Restaurant on Woodstock Rd, a much-loved Oxford institution where I spent more time and money than was sensible for an undergraduate. I always remember Gee’s …Read more you may also like...
Two great cafes & lots of inspiration in Covent Garden
6th Mar 2013
Ahhhh, I had such good fun in Covent Garden the other day. Coming from a place where Paris Grey and stripped back oak still rule, it was a real riot of colour and energy and inspiration. I took some random pics …Read more you may also like...
REVIEW: The Big Bang, Oxford
11th Feb 2013
I went to check out The Big Bang in Oxford’s Castle Quarter the other week. The restaurant resided in a dilapidated building in Jericho for eight years, and has since found itself a slick, modern new home in the …Read more
19th Dec 2012
Annie Sloan is one of the most influential paint specialists in the UK. She has written 24 books on various painting techniques, selling 2 million copies worldwide, and owns a shop on Cowley Road, Oxford, from which she runs her …Read more you may also like...
Found: lovely private dining space in Thame
7th Dec 2012
I had lunch with girlfriends at The Spread Eagle hotel in Thame today and thought this bijou dining space was so cute you’d want to know about it. The main restaurant in the hotel was empty, so it was lovely …Read more you may also like...
Fit for a king
6th Dec 2012
The Muddy Guide 12 – 18 November
11th Nov 2012
Pop up print shop, Old Fire Station, Oxford, until 30 Nov I love the Old Fire Station. There’s always so much stuff going on (comedians, salsa dancing, creative storytelling) and the shop is also full of brilliantly eclectic stuff. Now …Read more you may also like...
REVIEW: La Chouette restaurant, Dinton, Bucks (Belgian)
24th Oct 2012
I wrote this review on Belgian restaurant La Chouette over a year ago when I first started Muddy Stilettos. The previous blog format meant it was hard to navigate old posts so I’m re-posting this now because there will be …Read more you may also like...
REVIEW: Artichoke, Old Amersham
12th Oct 2012
I already had a weakness for the genteel Buckinghamshire town of Amersham, but after eating at Artichoke I feel a full blown obsession coming on. Artichoke is the kind of restaurant that I wish to high hell I had in …Read more