Category Archive: Modern European

Wild Honey

Having to pre-book dinner at least a week in advance for Michelin starred places can sometimes be a pain, especially if you get that sudden pang for posh nosh. However, I’ve found that… Continue reading

Viajante

It’s taken me a long time to get round to visiting Viajante. The irony of it all is that it’s just a 10 minute bus ride from my place. It’s been open barely… Continue reading

Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons

After more than 8 years in London, I finally got round to sorting out my driver’s licence last year (an actual official UK one that is… not the ‘made in Malaysia’ type which… Continue reading

Chez Bruce

I get the feeling that Londoners are divided into those who have been to Chez Bruce (and absolutely love it), and those who haven’t been to Chez Bruce. Of all the people I know… Continue reading

Michael Caines @ Abode (Manchester)

So there we were at supposedly one of Manchester’s best restaurants – 1 Michelin star with the Michael Caines seal of approval, waiting patiently by the “please wait to be seated” counter to… Continue reading

Marcus Wareing @ The Berkeley

The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge SW1 | marcus-wareing.com | Mon Aug 30th ’10 Many were surprised to find Marcus Wareing missing from the list of elusive 3-star restaurants when Michelin released its 2010 guide… Continue reading

Village East.

171-173 Bermondsey St, SE1 | villageeast.co.uk | Fri 8th Oct 2010 Friday night at at Village East feels much more New York City’s Meatpacking district than neighbourhood Bermondsey eatery. Sprawled over multiple levels, there… Continue reading

L’Autre Pied

5 Blandford Street, Marylebone W1U | lautrepied.co.uk | Fri 18th June ’10 I often get asked what my favourite restaurant in London is, to which my default answer is : “it depends”. But,… Continue reading

Hibiscus.

29 Maddox Street, W1S London | hibiscusrestaurant.co.uk | ingested Apr 1st 2010 Claude Bosi’s two-Michelin starred Hibiscus has been on my to-do list for some time now since it made the move in… Continue reading

Arbutus.

63-64 Frith Street, Soho W1| arbutusrestaurant.co.uk | forgotten shortly after Oct ’09 If the mother is ever in town and you were thinking of treating her to one of London’s many 1-Michelin-starred eateries,… Continue reading

Galvin Cafe De Luxe

35 Spital Square, E1 | http://www.galvinrestaurants.com | ingested Friday Mar 5th 2010 I’m finally back in London after a good 2 weeks off in Malaysia on vacation. It’s been a serious reality check… Continue reading

QuoVadis.

26-29 Dean Street, Soho W1 | http://www.quovadissoho.co.uk | ingested Friday Oct 9th ’09 Traipsing along Dean Street, its impossible to miss this timeless Soho landmark – still accessorized in its classic, vintage neon… Continue reading

BrickHouse

| 152c Brick Lane, London | http://www.thebrickhouse.co.uk | ingested 11th Sep ’09 | Amidst the buzz emanating from Shoreditch’s vibrant bars and the shouts of Banglatown’s curry salesmen promising free Cobra on the… Continue reading