Qype held another special event last night, and kindly invited me once again.
I approached this event with some mild trepidation, however: it was a cheese tasting night at La Cave à Fromage. And I, some of you will know, am lactose intolerant. Nevertheless, I wasn’t going to miss a freebie: I left the house armed with as much lactase enzyme as my pockets would accomodate.
It was an excellent evening. Some past friends were there – Rob and Urbanite from Qype, TikiChris from Londonist, and Lea from Unchained. There were some other media folk too, from podcasters to bloggers. You can read what I thought about the night at my Qype review, but the summary: it’s a freaking awesome place. If you love cheese, you should stop here anytime you’re near South Kensington.
The big shocker for most of us? You can make alcohol from cheese whey. I didn’t care much for it on its own, but it was okay when tasted with some of the cheese.
Additional things I learned last night:
- The Hoop and Toy pub in South Kensington is closed for renovations right now.
- Janet’s Bar on old Brompton Road is a lot of fun, but too expensive for me.
- A new London restaurant called Lantana – specialising in fresh, different breakfasts – will be opening soon at 13 Charlotte Place (near Goodge St). I’m looking forward to trying it out.
Photo from Hinchcliffe on flickr.