“It’s Rider Haggard with birds! Hidden secrets in remote exotic lands, hearsay and scraps of treasure but not map!”—Chris Packham, naturalist, nature photographer BBC and Channel 4 television presenter and author
“Tells the history of one English street through its food … a great idea for a book and there ain’t another like it in the bookshops.”
—Max Davidson, former restaurant critic, Daily Telegraph
"Bring together an outstanding comic writer and a city of unlikely people and you'll find the perfect love-match. The wittiest, zaniest, and most truthful guide to a city you'll read: armchair travel has never been so good.
Or so funny."—Susie Dent