BBQ Lab/Thunderbird – The only wing you’ll ever need – London

BBQ Lab – Chipuffalo Wings – £ the more you order the less they cost so buy them all

I don’t think we could do this blog without writing about BBQ Lab. These guys have been a favourite of Stef and I for a while now and let me tell you for why…

Anyone who knows me knows that I like chicken. Scrap that I bloody LOVE chicken. One of my proudest moments as an Auntie so far is when I saw my baby niece using a chicken bone as a teething ring. My mother tells me I did the same thing as a baby. Must be genetic, what can I say?

Now since I have been chowing down on chicken since before I could walk,and since my favourite part of the chicken is the wing, I think I’m pretty well qualified to tell you about a good wing when I find one. Trust me, I have eaten a LOT of wings.

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Smokestak at Dinerama – Shoreditch, London

Smokestak – Usda Brisket Bun – 8 Quid

This lunchtime I mosey-ed on down to Dinerama in Shoreditch and one of my chosen dishes was a USDA Brisket Bun from Smokestak.

This is a looovely juicy soft bit o’brisket served in a mystery bun – what is it, Smokestak? Brioche?! Anyway it’s a very light bun and sweet, toasted and all clammy. Clammy doesnt sound like it should be a good thing, but in this case it is – meat clamminess. No seeds. Thumbs up.

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Barone Cafe – Mile End / Bow, London

Barone Cafe is a quaint little capsule situated amongst the hubbub (haha, hubbub – enjoyable word) of Roman Road Market.  It’s somewhere I always mean to go and definitely need to pick my heels up a wee bit and trot down there more often.

I went doon at the weekend and was lucky enough with timing that a table became free when I walked in – woot! It’s a popular place. Ordered me some eggs benedict and my dining companion had a full fry up, with a cuppa each.

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