my Cookie Dough

When cookie dough is done well, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect treat! I am a self-proclaimed cookie monster – along with cakes they’re probably my favourite baked item – and usually my first choice from any supermarket bakery (unless I’m at Morrisons in which case their incredible donuts always seem to find their way into my trolley!).

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The Catch

It’s not often that I blog about places in Yorkshire. I’m lucky enough to have eaten at more restaurants and pubs than I can begin to count, as Marcus’ parents don’t cook (besides pie and chips and the odd roast dinner!) so every time we go up North we’re guaranteed to be taken out for dinner, but generally we end up at local pubs which are lovely, but very few stand out enough for me to feel it warrants a post.

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Top Golf – menu tasting

Last Friday I was invited down to Topgolf to try out their new menu. This was my second visit to Topgolf, and this time it was all about food! I absolutely loved the experience the first time round – it’s such an awesome concept and I had so much fun (you can read more about my experience here) so I couldn’t wait to go back for a second time and see what new dishes they had to offer 🙂

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Bill’s restaurant

You all know how much I love trying new places, and how my infatuation with London stems from all of the incredible independent cafes, restaurants and coffee shops around, but often finding exciting, independent places to eat just isn’t practical.

I imagine a lot of Londoners take all of the incredible restaurants on their doorstep for granted sometimes; just twenty minutes north of London in St Albans and it’s a completely different story.

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Top golf

Topgolf is a premier golf entertainment venue based in Watford. To be honest I didn’t know anything about it – I hadn’t even heard of it! – but when I was asked if I wanted to go down I thought it sounded like a great idea. I hadn’t a clue what to expect and I’ve never played golf before but I thought if nothing else it sounded like a great activity and it would be cool to try something new. We were invited down to try out their newly launched Eat, Drink, Play deal which includes two games of Topgolf along with a meal and a drink for just ten pounds for children and sixteen pounds for adults. Their food is typical American diner style – the perfect treat food! Think burgers, hot dogs, nachos and chilli cheese fries.. and their dessert menu includes a cookies and cream pie, churros and a ‘colossal ice cream sundae.’ I promise I wasn’t just sold on the food!

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