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The Ivy Restaurant And Bar – Round Two.


It’s my birthday tomorrow and James took me to The Ivy at the weekend to celebrate. We went this time last year; so we’ve now decided to make it a bit of an annual event for my birthday. (This time it took 8 weeks of desperately trying to get dinner reservations! AND we booked 2 months in advance! CRAZY). We had the most amazing meal, I just had to share!

To start I had the Buffalo mozzarella with foccacia, crushed broad bean pesto and vine tomatoes. While James had the grilled squid, chorizo and parsley salad. For mains I had Cornish lamb with sweetbreads & broad bean fricassée. I have to say, the lamb is served pink – this is the most amazing lamb I’ve ever ever aten. Absolutely amazing. I might also add, until I went back onto The Ivy website, I believed my lamb was served on a bed of Fois Gras… I just googled ‘sweetbreads’ and found this definition on Wiki. MENTAL. James had a rib eye steak, which has to be the biggest steak I’ve ever seen! It was huuuuuge! And beyond tasty! This came with a side of fries.

We then had an espresso each before squaring up the bill… Then we moved into The Ivy bar and had a round of cocktails.

Absolutely 5 star food with 5 star service. Brilliant. I can’t wait to go again next year! See you then The Ivy!

The Ivy restaurant - Take Two.

Cocktail O'clock at The Ivy bar.

James and a lovely Whiskey Sour.

Chanel-lo and a Mojito.

Chanel-lo, JudyPink and a Mojito!

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How different one week after another week can be…


Last Monday, it was my birthday and I was getting up at 7:30am (5:30am GMT) to go on a boat cruise around Zakynthos in blistering 35c heat…. this Monday I’ll have an hours lie in, lucky me, and I’ll be getting up at 6:30am GMT, in probably half the 35c temperature, probably in pouring rain and then I’ll be having another fight with the wonder that is TFL.

BOO.

So yes, the reason I’ve been quiet on the blogging front for the past 2 weeks involves lots of last minute holiday shopping, Girls Aloud, packing, re-packing, aforementioned holiday, birthday, going straight back to work and The Ivy! I’m shattered to say the least! Going to post a few pics below of the events that have occurred and I’ll post more in depth blogs later – especially of Girls Aloud!

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009. BLOCK 101

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

Girls Aloud, “Out Of Control Tour 2009”, O2 ARENA, LONDON. 23.05.2009

STYLISH SUITCASE! En Route to Gatwick Airport – 27.05.2009

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En Route to Gatwick Airport 27.05.2009

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View from our hotel room, Venus Hotel –  Zakynthos, 28.05.09

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James (www.jameshill.tv), by the poolside, 29.05.09

The Ivy Restaurant, London, for my birthday, 06.06.2009

Very exciting couple of weeks I’m sure you’ll agree! Busy busy busy bee I am!

Ms. Judy Pink.

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