Posted by sean on February 1, 2011 at 10:14 pm in Life In Bath with 1 Comment

I have made it no secret on my blog that I am not a fan of the TV chef Jamie Oliver. However, in celebration of my dad’s birthday, we went to Jamie’s Italian restaurant in Bath on Sunday.

Despite my negative feelings towards the TV chef, I have to admit that the food served in his restaurant probably the best I have ever tasted. It was wonderful.

At first I was a bit pessimistic. Especially when I saw the menu. Lots of stuff I hadn’t heard of, let alone able to pronounce. Not to mention various dishes with Wild Boar meat – I thought I was in an Asterix comic!

I am quite a fussy eater, so after eliminating what I didn’t like the sound of (most of the menu) I was able to order what did sound appetising. I was more than impressed.

The deep fried mushrooms I ate as a starter were amazing, as was the grilled chicken main and I loved the sorbet which rounded off the meal.

The only problem I have now is eating since the meal. Last night I ate a chicken kiev from the freezer. I normally enjoy these with a few McCain’s Oven Chips and Asda County Fresh Frozen Vegetables. However, after tasting the delights from Jamie’s restaurant, all other food tastes of shit.

This leaves me with one of two options

OPTION 1: Eat all my food at Jamie’s Italian restaurant. A lottery win would probably be required for this.


OPTION 2: Kidnap Jamie Oliver and force him to cook for me every day until one of us dies. A Josef Fritzl style basement with built in kitchen would be needed to make this work.

Well done James. You have overtaken Ronald McDonald as my No.1 chef.

One Response to Jamie’s Italian

  1. Rich

    February 2, 2011 - 12:32 pm

    If you do kidnap Jamie, can I borrow him once a week? Half
    a day should be more than enough time for him to cook me a weeks
    worth of meals to stick in the freezer.

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