Shake Shake Shake The Room!

Tic-tic-tic-tic BOOM! Ha you gotta love a bit of Fresh Prince right? Well anyways enough of the singing let’s talk about Shake Shack, no no guys – let’s reallly talk about this. This right here is some serious sh*t. Taking a look through my long list of restaurants to try I staggered across this gem and let me tell you it did not disappoint. I tried the Westfield Stratford location so if you’re ever shopping in that area, go outside by Marks and Spencer and you’ll find a little bit of America right there. It’s a short menu but packed with flavour. You know you’re getting a good burger when they ask you how you’ll like it to be cooked, medium rare for me please – yum. This Burger was so juicy, from the smokey bacon to the tender peppers and then the crispy fries topped with hot cheesy sauce just makes the perfect combination. Oh wait, let’s not forget the star of the show the reason why we’re here the shake!

The SHAKE is Nothing like your regular Mc’Donalds shake this is thick, creamy and full of chocolate (that’s what I ordered). Although it is a bit pricy with everything coming to around £40 – it’s totally worth it. It can however be cheaper I guess if your grabbing it to go and not ordering so much, but this was dinner for me and we wanted to give everything a go as it was just before a movie(Straight Out Of Compton in-fact 10/10 from me) so it was very filling and it was nice to sit down and enjoy the meal and soak up the atmosphere.

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There’s no doubt this is a 10/10 and I would recommend it to give it a try, I’m loving these American restaurants coming over to England giving us a taste of what we’re missing out on – more please!

Shake Shack Details;

Address: Olympic Park, Montfichet Rd, London E20 1EJ

Twitter: @shakeshackUK

SuperBowl Diner

It’s no surprise that nearly 114.4 million people watched the SuperBowl last Sunday, February 1st with the likes of Katy Perry, Jamie Fox, Rihanna, cheerleaders, hunky football players and many more celebrities and fans making an appearance.

Word on road was that, if you was in American and wasn’t at the stadium watching the game live, or hosting/attending a SuperBowl house party then you wasn’t human.

However, us Brits always had football to turn to (yes football, not soccer) to get that excited about, but slowly but surely we are getting involved with the American hype and soaking up the American spirit.

I had the pleasure of getting right in the hype by wining a Twitter competition, i know right, little ol me winning a Twitter competition you’ll never think you would be THAT person but yayyyyyy i won. So it all started like this…

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Let me tell the rest of the story by pictures and stop be rambling on

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1. Frito Pie (was like nacho crisp, weirdest invented but was maybe my fav, who would of ever thought to do such yummy things to crisps!!) 10/10
2. Bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers 7/10
3. Waffle fries 25/10 (drooling soo good)
4. Smokestack lightning burger 15/10 (best, but messiest burger i’ve tried at The Diner)
5. Lobster mac and cheese 7/10
6. Smooth Ambler Bourbon 10/10 (one word, deadly!)
Quick Review:
It was thee funniest night i’ve had at The Diner ever, out of all the times I’ve been, this has been my most enjoyable.
The food was soo good and the service was perfect, even the waitresses was fitting to the occasion by dressing as cheerleaders. The service was quick and food was served inbetween breaks and you was never left hungry or thirsty. The poker discs you can see was kinda like a token which abled you to get up to 6 free beers and soft drinks also the shots were completely free also. I was truely lucky to get hold of these tickets i didn’t pay a penny and i would defo try my luck again to enter a competition. The staff at The Diner Soho are so friendly and fun and i didn’t have one bone to pick on the night. I wish the timing was earlier but as you know, being a Brit means we had a huge time difference. We left before desserts as it was a Sunday and unfortunatly i had work the next day and i had already missed my last train but it was all totally worth it. I came home and caught the last 15 mins of the game!!
Want to give a big thanks to The Diner for giving me this opportunaty and well done me for wining the competition LOL
I feel like a real Diner veteran now
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Details:
Soho Diner Address
18 Ganton Street
London
W1F 7BU
020 7287 8962

The Big Pig Gig

So the title may of intrigued you right? But in other words it means, all you can eat BBQ. Hold up a second. Are you really taking in what I’m telling you guys, ALL…YOU…CAN…EAT… BBQ!!

I have been eyeing up this restaurant called Big Easy (London) their slogan is ‘Bar.B.Q, Crabshack and live music’.
Serving some of the best American style BBQ seafood, burgers, steaks and chicken.

The restaurant I visited is located on Kings Road, Chelsea. Despite being in London, the decor, atmosphere, live music (giving us deep soulful blues), vintage surrounding and cramped seating made me feel like I was in a typical Deep South American diner which I absolutely love (even though I’ve never been but, I’ve watched a lot of films ha!).
I mean, if you’re serving American food give me the atmosphere too.

So yes I’m now a huge fan of shrimp everyone knows this so it’s only right I ordered a bucket of those for starters and I must say – this is what I enjoyed the most.
Honestly, honest guys I can’t stress this enough but these shrimp….these shrimp!!! Hands down the best I ever tasted and I couldn’t get over how big and juicy every shrimp was. *cries* take me back.

The waiter told us it’s all you can eat BBQ and a beer on Monday nights. So we defiantly picked a good day to come.
The Big Pig Gig is what Monday’s are called, serving from noon to close the meal consists of home smoked baby back ribs, BBQ chicken served with slaw, beans and a cornbread muffin.

And that’s exactly what we got, be prepared to be jealous

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The meal doesn’t come with chips so we ordered that as a side and also not sure why we got margaritas instead of beer – but I wasn’t complaining. Never was a fan of beer anyways and these lime margaritas were so sour and tangy but really refreshing on the palette after all that lashings of BBQ sauce.

The chicken and ribs was literally fall off the bone fantastic!
The sauce was dripping in sweet BBQ flavors and the side of cornbread muffin, really worked well together with it. The beans was no ordinary beans oh no, Big Easy doesn’t do ordinary. These beans were jazzed up with kidney beans which added another depth of flavor and something new for me.

The service was perfect our waiter was always checking up on us asking if we was ready for more food when our plates looked empty and when we did, a fresh sizzling batch was bought out to us in a matter of minutes.
Truly was fantastic service with a smashing price to go with it to – almost too good to be true in-fact. All you can eat for under £20 per head? Why are you still reading go book your table NOW!.

Each day varies on what is on offer for all you can eat so, if BBQ meat isn’t your thang be sure to check out their online menu for a day best suited to your taste buds. I have my eye on a few more days which I’d like to attend, so keep your eyes peeled for another review.

Restaurant info:
Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack
332-334 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 5UR
Telephone: 020 7352 4071
For reservations only please email kingsroad@bigeasy.co.uk

Be sure to visit the site for more info to.