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Eating and Travelling Awards 2009

In Awards on December 28, 2009 at 10:19 am

The second instalment of my awards for 2009, charting my best bits of the year, relates to transport and catering.

Motorway of the year has to go to the M4 for always being clear and for having lots of service stations with M&S food outlets. Always a pleasure when you’re on the move.

Bus of the year – the 176 is always a high contender for its regularity and 24-hour service, but this year it was just pipped at the post by the 40. This route had a new fleet of vehicles in 2009, making it smell a lot less like fried chicken.

Sandwich of the year has to go to Pret a Manger’s Crayfish and Rocket sandwich which, even though it has 370 calories, is a quite a treat on any day.

The inaugural Ruining Christmas Eating Award goes to Morrisons supermarket who have placed adverts this year featuring their festive Wensleydale with apricot and amaretto. Who on earth thought that was a good idea?  That said, they did go some way to re-establishing their brand with me when they launched their online cheeseboard creator. Try it out!

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