Mamie Fado in Angers, France

The city of Angers in North-central France is a favourite of historians fascinated by its UNESCO World Heritage status. For those of us less academically-minded, it’s a stop-off point between some of the Northern French ports and destinations to the South. Like many mid-sized French cities, it is rightly proud of its local produce and … Read more

My 1st Smash Burger – Burger She Wrote, Los Angeles

DetailsRestaurant: Burger She WroteLocation: 7454 1/2 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036Opening Hours: 11.30am-9.30pm every day This restaurant is reviewed on YouTube as part of this Los Angeles vlog (click here). When my friend suggested a lunch of either smash burgers or a taqueria, I signed up immediately for burgers. It was one of those … Read more

Scarpello & Co, Derry – Sourdough Pizza Sensation

Quick Facts Price for 2: £37.65 (2 courses) Opening Hours: W/Th: 930-2030, F/S: 930-2130, Sun: 1030-2030, closed M/T (for updated hours, check here) Parking: ample parking in front of the building. Location: 20-22 Buncrana Road, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 8AB Patrick visited May 2022 Right before starting the filming for a new season on Planet Patrick called … Read more

UK Motorway Food: Leon at Chester Services

I hemmed and hawed over whether to include motorway services food here on the blog. The presence of this blog thus reveals three motivations. First, I was hungry and on a long motorway (freeway) trip. Second, the industry is worth many millions, so yes I’m interested. Third, I wanted to see if the reputedly soaring … Read more


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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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