FEAST is a food bloggers’ paradise. Richard and I whizzed across to the Tobacco Dock in Wapping to sample some of the offerings at London’s finest food festival – here are my highlights…
Dirty Bones is one of my favourite restaurants in London, and their food stall didn’t disappoint, serving up hot dogs piled high with toppings.
I fell in love with Harry Bromptons premium alcoholic iced tea – this stuff is SO. GOOD. You can buy it at Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Ocado – and I will definitely be doing so.
The dimly-lit, subterranean Absinthe bar looked very inviting, but I decided to stick with my iced tea 🙂
When I glimpsed the flashing MAC ‘N’ CHEESE sign across the food hall, my heart leapt! I devoured a pot of Anna Mae’s Kanye Western mac ‘n’ cheese, topped with hot dog sausage, BBQ sauce and onions.
We shared a classic gourmet Scotch egg from The Pie Cart – I was devastated to find that the chorizo Scotch eggs had sold out by the time I reached the front of the queue!
Out on the dock, pizza and Lickalix alcoholic ice lollies were being served, and fire breathers were wowing the munching crowds.
Sip/Sniff wine tasting classes were also taking place for budding sommeliers to swot up.
For those with a sweet tooth, there was plenty of choice. Primrose Bakery were flogging adorably iced cupcakes from their van on the dock.
The Marshmallowists had trays of huge handcrafted whole fruit marshmallow cubes.
Meringue Girls had trays of every flavour of meringue you could possibly think of, served boxed or as an Eton Mess dessert. Such perfectly-formed, photogenic treats!
Pontoon Cocktails were serving fresh cocktails in easy-to-drink pouches.
I was devastated to have missed out on a grilled cheese sandwich from The Cheese Truck, and am now following them on Twitter to track them down somewhere else instead!
Adults and children alike were enjoying the festival, feasting together all through the day and into the night. I highly recommend a visit next year.
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