Wishing you all had a Merry Christmas! If all went well, you should still be digesting. My flatmates and I didn’t have a tablecloth so we used one of our curtains instead. On the menu? Bacon wrapped turkey breast roll, roast veg, Yorkshire pudding and my flatmate’s too-amazing-for-words goose fat potatoes.
Recently, I was interviewed by Ian Doig of Calgary Slop about the future of this very blog. Here’s an excerpt:
On why I started this blog:
There were no food bloggers who specifically covered cheap meals for real people. All the same restaurants with PR expertise seemed to be getting all the press, which seemed unfair given the hidden gems in Calgary.
Calgary Slop: Now that you’ve moved to England, what’s the fate of I Came for the Food?
I Came For The Food: I have a few ideas for the blog, but they haven’t been executed yet. Settling in to a new country, getting sick twice in as many months (update: make that three times in three months!), not to mention an unfavourable conversion-rate, are but a few factors that have resulted in a lack of posts of late!
I may broaden the scope of my posts, so it’s not so review or location-specific, but speaks to the universality of food and how it acts as a bridge to bring people together. The fact that meals are not merely about eating fascinates me. All this said, the blog is constantly a work-in-progress….Continue reading
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