Month: June 2013

Fish lunches..

Fish for lunch.. Ok.. So you know I don’t ‘do’ the shishies so well.. So fishstix for me.. With crinkle-cut real chips.. ling edwards these ones.. A little fridge cold yet perfectly adequate.. For Mrs Fitz.. Brilliant wild alaskan sock… Read More ›

Egg & chips

Man… You cannot really beat egg & chips.. From that young child food.. To a teenager to a young adult to beyond… Gods alive! X A fantastical supper.. I am lucky enough to have traveled the world.. And in every… Read More ›

Super hot diggity dogs..

Saw these hot dogs for sale made by the Ducks Pantry.. Saw them in a on-the-side-of-the-road asparagus stall in Oxfordshire.. Bought the ‘bent’ asparagus.. 5 gbp for a kilo!! Just cause its not straight.. Wow! They are good thick ‘handmade’… Read More ›

Spring rolls!

Inspired by an article sent by Father about spring rolls, egg rolls, or paper rolls.. Whatever you call ’em! Desperate to feel summery and bring along colors to eating.. (And using up that left over pork).. Went for making up… Read More ›

Sunday supper

Well the weather is awful here.. Loadsa rain.. Then some sun.. The cold.. Then rain!! No wonder everyone is getting the sniffles! So.. What to make? Roast pork with spuds and mixed verg.. A french style cream sauce with a… Read More ›

Jacks Cranachan

My mate Jacks dessert.. Looks kinda nice no? Gooey creamy and a little boozy.. (Booze courtesy of Bob I believe).. Cranachan.. Scottish.. Bring on the summer! Thanks Jack!

O hare airport

Right.. Am in airport. Cool.. Umm actually no.. My cab has taken me to Virgin America!! Oops!! Right.. A hurried Mr Fitz makes a sharp exit stage left and gets the train over to the right terminal!! (5 by the… Read More ›

Chicago food tour

Ok.. So the food tour.. Run by Chicago Food Planet. Was hoping for a great insight into those hidden gems in the neighborhoods, the chosen neighborhood for this tour? Bucktown & Wicker park .. Was told that we would ‘explore… Read More ›

Radisson Blu Chicago

Have moved outta the Palmer house.. Was it food?.. Well plenty horror stories to share… Not just mine!! (I think I got off lightly!) The Radisson Blu however seems very cool.. Despite my suite not being ready till 18:00hrs!! (Have… Read More ›

RPM Chicago..

Dinner at RPM tonite.. With some good pals from Canada .. RPM is kinda a hot spot right now.. Various ‘stars’ attend from Michelle Obama, lady Gaga and Oprah.. And a bunch more.. Why? Its the newest kind on the… Read More ›

First Chicago Breakfast

Have taken a walk prior to finding breakfast.. Found this place.. Through the most amazing revolving 1920’s doors.. Its on East washington.. 55 I think.. Asked the server what to have (was tempted by the Biscuits and sausage gravy..), instead…. Read More ›

Chicago Dogs..

Ok am in Chicago for a while.. Never been.. It seems kinda nice.. Different from other places I have been in the states.. It has a real nice mix of new and old (architecture).. And seems pretty well preserved.. Found… Read More ›

Buddies diner.. = Pants! X

After a morning spent trying to fix my crackberry.. The pictures have vanished! Something to do with the memory card they say.. I have a heap of memories on that card.. All the countries visited and ‘taste-full’ journeys and experiences….. Read More ›

Working lunch

Needed to eat! Forgot as have been working on a few things.. Too much thinking not enough chewing!! So.. Hmmm.. Ahh! HA! ‘Use-up’ omelet .. Chestnut mushrooms.. Chopped .. Some frozen left over pulled pork (ala rice fry) Eggs.. Tada!… Read More ›

Wavendon Arms

After a very good session at the gym this morning with Mrs Fitz, we met up with a great pal and his wife for lunch.. Decided to try a new place for us.. Out in the ‘country-side’.. Unassuming from the… Read More ›

Supper Fish Friday

In good ol’ fashioned sense we had fish for friday… Me lemon sole goujons.. (Adult fish stix! X), Mrs Fitz little salmon ‘bites’.. Fresh chips from cypriot spuds.. Crinkle cut of course! And that stokes ketchup.. Boy that is good….. Read More ›