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Chiquit-oh-so-many-fajitas: A Sizzling National Fajita Day!

As many will know, things got a little spicy for Gourmet Society a while ago when Chiquito joined the roster, providing plenty of opportunities for members across the country to get a taste of [...]

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Spirited Away: The Soma of This World

It’s no secret that I’m partial to a glass of wine every now and then. After all, I’ve written a few blogs about the stuff, but despite fancying a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon or a bottle of Brut [...]

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Spirited Away: The Ambrosia of This World

Throughout this mini-series I’ve written from my experiences and from my level to best portray a relatively relatable journey (or bender) through a variety of different spirits. From highs to [...]

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Gourmet Society Featured Restaurant: Favelas

I begin this with a confession, perhaps the most crystal clear and truthful comment I have ever made in my life; I love Brazilian food. The sheer scope of the cuisine, the tantalising diversity [...]

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Gourmet Society Featured Restaurant: Loch Fyne – York

  Despite such captivating attractions as the Barbican and the JORVIK centre or the almost iridescent beauty of the city itself I seldom find myself in York. This is a shame, particularly [...]

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A Regal Afternoon – Celebrating the 91st Birthday of Queen Elizabeth

A staple of Britain’s traditional culture, the royal family is certainly something to be commemorated within the borders of the UK. Be it for the history behind our royal sovereign, the tourism [...]

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The First of the Summer Wine: Celebrating English Wine Week

The sun is finally shining, the clouds are finally parting and the chill riding every gust of wind is finally drifting away, which can mean only one thing; it’s time to enjoy some wine. This is [...]

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Sandwiches; the Weird, the Wonderful and the Downright Ridiculous!

A staple said to have been born out of nothing more than sheer convenience, the origin of the sandwich can date back to the mid-1700’s, when the 4th Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu was so [...]

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Spirited Away: Liqueur vs Liqueur (vs Liqueur vs Liqueur)

For those who don’t know, there are a lot of different types of miscellaneous liqueurs. Creamy and fruity, nut based and herb orientated, laughably weak and dangerously strong; all of which have [...]

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Spirited Away: Gin vs Whiskey

After many years of rubbing elbows with fellow barstool perched patrons I’ve come to the realisation that there are two types of people in the world; those who prefer the elegance of gin and [...]

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