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Review: The Big Easy

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If there’s a restaurant that requires you to wear a bib, you’ll be sure to find me first in line, particularly if the bib has a decorative lobster printed on it. Aside from being a big chubby baby in a high chair, the first place I can remember having to wear one, was in Provincetown, Cape Cod. I love the whole ritual and the rights that come with the bib. It signposts shelly, saucy anarchy, where eating the claw meat from a lobster like a Greek goddess with a bunch of grapes, is perfectly acceptable. This is why I was so excited for The Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack to open in Covent Garden.

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Review: Shunga exhibition at The British Museum

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In the private age of the internet, contemporary pornography is king, with the exception of a few top-shelf magazines in petrol stations, and dodgy dvds floating around in the pub. According to porn site PaintBottle, an estimated 450 million unique visitors every month are accessing porn sites. Despite this, society still calls taboo on the subject.  However, stepping inside the Shunga exhibition at The British Museum removes all prohibition from looking at relentlessly sexual scenes, including rippling tentacles.

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