Things restaurants do to get more money out of you
Going out for a meal and maybe a couple of drinks is a real treat and not the sort of thing that one can afford to do every night. It's hard to - [18 January 2016 - 4 comments]
Eating out is too expensive because people put up and shut up
A fool and their money are soon parted, isn't that how the saying goes? When eating out restaurants get away with charging too much because people let - [22 December 2015 - 8 comments]
Weird things that pubs and restaurants serve food in
I expected the food at The Old Contemptibles to be nice and wasn't disappointed on that front, but it was expected to just come out on a plate and not - [26 September 2015 - 1 comments]
Christmas mince pies with little or no mincemeat filling
Love or hate Christmas (and personally, I hate it) it is almost impossible to escape the deluge of festive food at this time of year. - [22 December 2014 - 2 comments]
Hand cooked sea salt potato chips, an excuse to charge more!
I bought a bag is crisps from the shop today and found myself very annoyed at the way the food industry try to dupe consumers into thinking a product - [26 November 2014 - 26 comments]
Eating smelly or noisy food at your desk
People who eat food in the office has got to be my gripe of the day and although I am guilty of the crime myself, I do try to minimise any disruption - [21 July 2013 - 8 comments]
People who don't know how to make tea properly
I am passionate about tea. Why do people offer to make you a cup of tea and then insist on not making it properly. Some people seem to think that - [17 February 2013 - 23 comments]
Tesco Red Velvet Cupcakes not as advertised
I sampled one of these delicious cakes about a month ago and it was like heaven on the taste buds. But the so called 'Red Velvet Cupcakes' I bought - [4 February 2013 - 6 comments]
Bolton Cornish pasty was contaminated with plastic
Recently my elderly mum sat down to enjoy a locally (Bolton made) pasty. A sizeable piece of hard black plastic was discovered inside the meat and - [29 October 2012 - 3 comments]
Why does our Tesco store no longer sell Haggis?
Our new Tesco store went up recently and whilst we now have an isle of Polish and Asian food, they no longer sell Haggis. Come on Come on Tesco, - [23 October 2012 - 20 comments]
Red Lion, Llanidloes - serving locals first... apparently
Whilst good customer relations and service might be common in many establishments around Wales, there wasn't much evidence of it when we visited The - [9 July 2012 - 20 comments]
Why is corned beef so expensive these days?
My gripe is all about the current price of corned beef. You used to be able to get a tin from most shops for under a pound, these days it costs more - [9 February 2012 - 20 comments]