January in the UK is the worst possible time of year to start a healthy eating regime; instead, these short, dark, rainy days call for comfort food in generous helpings. That’s why I was excited to visit Coin Laundry on the famous Exmouth Market in London’s Clerkenwell, where head chef Nik Prescot has created a menu of retro dinner party favourites. Who could resist an affordably priced bar/diner offering cheese and pineapple, prawn cocktail and chicken kiev – and even a fresh take on black forest gateau? Bring. It. On.
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