Category Archive: International

Flying Solo: London’s best solo dining spots

I find the most satisfying meals I have these days are the impulsive, solo ones. I’ll be honest – I never appreciated the joys of solo dining in my younger days… always slightly… Continue reading

Pidgin: clever, cosmopolitan cooking in Hackney

The restaurant scene in London’s East End has gone from strength to strength in recent years. In the 9 years I’ve been a local here, I’ve seen an increasing number of fantastic eateries… Continue reading

Oblix at The Shard: Chic, urban dining with spectacular views

Located on the 32nd floor of Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper, one thing at Oblix is for certain: the view you get is pretty damn spectacular. Prepare to be whizzed up all 32 ear-popping levels by their dedicated… Continue reading

Bread Street Kitchen: Gordon Ramsay takes on the City

Despite how much of Gordon Ramsay I’ve seen, heard and read as a result of his constantly churning PR machine of TV shows, recipe books and other media streams, it only recently occurred… Continue reading

Riding House Cafe: this goes straight onto the Cool Wall

If I maintained a ‘Cool Wall’ for restaurants like they do for cars on Top Gear (yes, I’m presently partaking in my fav weekend activity of watching Top Gear reruns on Dave while… Continue reading

Bob Bob Ricard

If I had all the money in the world, I would install one of Bob Bob Ricard’s infamous gold-plated “Press for Champagne” SOS buttons smack beside my living room couch. Fine, its a… Continue reading

Barbecoa

Britain doesn’t exactly have a great reputation when it comes to barbecue. I think a lot of it has to do with the trials and tribulations of the classic British summer… Hopefuls out… Continue reading