Hoovering - Episode 189: Toussant Douglas
Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Guilty Feminist, Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.
This week I’m hoovering with amazing rising star stand up comedian and self-described ‘Lewisham native’ - the lovely Toussant Douglas. We went swanky and hit up Lewisham’s first ever fine dining restaurant, Sparrow, for lunch. It’s extremely high end food, served beside a massive violent mess of a new roundabout. Everything about it is weirdly brilliant in my book. Sorry neither of us were brave enough to order the pig’s head.
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We had lunch at the very fancy SPARROW in Lewisham.
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Other maybe interesting things we mentioned this week were….
ALDI’S BELGIAN BUNS best eaten on the walk home.
The original Sparrow, Lewisham’s famous MAGGIES
Extinct bird the DODO
Thriving comedian STEWART LEE
Beautiful Bon Maman WILD STRAWBERRY JAM
The best cream tea I’ve ever eaten during my episode with the gorgeous DAVID ATHERTON
The restaurant we can safely ridicule now that it’s closed, FED BY WATER
And the excellent game that kept me sane for the odd half hour of lockdown, DOBBLE
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