Food: Pint Shop

Pint Shop, in the very heart of Cambridge, will soon be celebrating its 4th birthday. Feeling that it would benefit from some sprucing up, the owners not only refreshed the paintwork, but also altered the layout to create two new dining rooms. To celebrate their revamp and new seasonal menu, they held a press & bloggers tasting lunch.

Unable to attend on the day, we were invited to dine on another occasion, and having never experienced their food (but hearing wonderful things about it), we were delighted to accept.

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Day 32: Restaurant Dining at Home

Before we were parents, Rob and I used to enjoy holding dinner parties at home. Back then, we totally took it for granted. As other parents of young children might agree, a grown-up evening without interruption, and without you feeling so tired you’d fall asleep on your plate, can feel like a thing of the distant past.

After talking with a group of mummies (we’d met at myย “Mummas & More” bloggers talk ) about getting together, we started considering the idea of a dinner party where we all contribute a dish. However, in the end we decided to invite a chef to do all the cooking (and clearing up!) for us. ๐Ÿ™‚ On Day 32 of #100DaysNoTV we had a restaurant experience at home!ย 

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Station Tavern Cambridge

Cambridge Station was built in 1845, when it was located about a mile away from the city centre. Over the next century and a half Cambridge grew massively, untilย the station and city became one. Over the last few years, the station and its immediate surroundings have been transformed: CB1 is home toย new apartments, officeย blocks, shops, hotels and eateries.

Only in the last few months has the area that greets visitors when they leaveย the station begun to take real shape. There are some unfinished sections, in particular the taxi rank, but the new businesses are pretty muchย fully functioning.

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