London in the summer: it's rained for ten minutes ever half hour since 9 this morning. The only thing to do on a day like today is be cultural and stuff one's face.
We popped in to the Wellcome in Euston to see the exhibition on Dirt. I love the Wellcome - it's always got something fascinating on, the space is great, they have these beautiful lights in the coffee shop that change colour
Polpo, Polpetto, and Spuntino. This family's growing, fast. Da Polpo's definitely my favourite member.
Partly because the staff were fantastic - charming, knowledgeable, friendly; partly because the room is really relaxed and calm - far less effortful than Spuntino, and not as crammed as Polpo.
Bocca) and a betta crocchetta, with parmesan and potato.
My favourite thing was this super-simple shaved fennel, curly endive and toasted almond salad in a light lemony dressing:
The only slightly under-whelming dish was these meatballs, made with chickpeas, spinach and ricotta
One other noteworthy point - in the ladies' loos (I cannot vouch for the men's on this occasion) - if you look up, you can see people walking over your head on the glass in the pavement above, which is mildly unnerving.