Category Archive: London & the UK

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

Brick.Lane.Beigel.

159 Brick Lane, E1 London |  devoured just after midnight, Sunday 8th August ’10 | This is the ultimate East-end midnight snack. Period. The infamous Salt Beef Beigel (a mere £3.50) ….A Brick Lane… Continue reading

Padstein.

Padstow, Cornwall | 50.5° N, 4.9° W | July 5th 2010 If you have spent as many hours watching the goodfoodchannel as I have, you will no doubt be able to recognise the unmistakable charm of… Continue reading

Fifteen @ Watergate Bay (Cornwall)

Watergate Bay, Cornwall | fifteencornwall.co.uk | ingested 4th July ’10 After 6 hours on the train from London Paddington to Newquay (post-GSCE-adolescents screaming at the top of their lungs the entire way), this… Continue reading

Salt Yard.

54 Goodge Street, W1T London | http://www.saltyard.co.uk | ingested Friday 4th June ’10 Ben Tish’s unique breed of hybrid Iberian-Italian tapas is bold and inspired, drawing packs of happy diners night in, night… Continue reading

Blueprint Cafe.

Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, SE1 | blueprintcafe.co.uk | ingested Dec 18 ‘09 With its prime riverside location on the first floor of the Design Museum, the Blueprint Cafe is for me one… Continue reading

Baozi Inn.

25 Newport Court, WC2H 7JS | ingested Sunday 23rd May 2010 Another one of China Town’s newer breed which only opened more recently in the past couple of years, Baozi Inn’s claim to… Continue reading

Brunch@Hawksmoor.

** Regretfully, Hawksmoor Spitalfields have since done away with their weekend Brunch menu. It seems with the launch of their new bar menu in March 2012, something needed to give. Brunchers (myself included)… Continue reading

Le Relais de Venise (‘L’Entrecote’)

120 Marylebone Lane, W1 | relaisdevenise.com | steak-ed out on Saturday 17th Apr ’10 The Steak Frites at L’Entrecote is the stuff of legends. The story goes that almost half a century ago, a certain… Continue reading

Leong’s Legends.

4 Macclesfield Street, Chinatown W1D  | Brunched Sat Apr 2nd ’10 Chinatown has seen a revival over the past couple of years, with a flourish of new eateries that do more than just archetypal… Continue reading

Il Bordello.

81 Wapping High Street, E1W 2YG | 020 7481 9950 | ingested Fri 29th January If there is one reason worth venturing out to the cobble-stoned roads of isolated Wapping, its this bustling,… Continue reading

MalaysiaKopitiam.

67 Charing Cross Rd, WC2 | malaysiakopitiam.co.uk | ingested Sun 17th Jan ‘10 If it weren’t for the large Malaysian flag banners flying outside this modest caff, you could easily miss this little… Continue reading

Cafe East.

100 Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 7LH | 020-7252-1212 | ingested 4 times in ’09 so far If you’re looking for great Vietnamese Street food off the beaten track, this slick South-East London… Continue reading

TheModernPantry.

48 St. John’s Square | http://www.themodernpantry.co.uk | ingested 19th Sept 2009 I’m not one for big breakfasts or early mornings usually (unless I’m forced to of course). Frankly, I’m not sure which hero… Continue reading

La Creperie de Hampstead

77, Hampstead High St | http://www.hampsteadcreperie.com | ingested Sept 20th 2009 You’re probably thinking “why the long queue?” (…even the little JackRussell seems to be patiently waiting in line for his turn). However,… Continue reading

BoroughMarket

| Borough High Street | http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk | ingested at least bi-monthly | London‘s oldest food market is a foodie’s dream, its origins dating back to the time of the Romans where she stood… Continue reading