Category Archive: Restaurant Reviews

Galvin Cafe De Luxe

35 Spital Square, E1 | | 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


86, Jln Imbi, Kuala Lumpur | | reunited 19th Feb 2010 I can’t remember the last time my stomach was subject to a Restoran-Oversea-style 8 course Banquet meal. I think my stomach has actually shrunken over… Continue reading


Lorong Ara Kiri, Lucky Gardens, Bangsar, K.L. | ingested 17th Feb 2010 I’ve realised that this is only the second time I’ve been back home since my family moved out of the Ampang Road house to Bangsar. Having spent the large part… 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


67 Charing Cross Rd, WC2 | | 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


  Marne-la-Vallee-Chessy, Paris 48°85’N, 02°77’W | | Jan 2nd-4th 2010 I’d never been to Disneyland before. The truth is that I’ve never been big on theme parks since being traumatized as a… Continue reading


No. 3 Dray Walk, Old Truman Brewery (**now relocated to 3 Redchurch Strt, E2 7DJ) | Saturday brunched on Nov 21st ‘09 Thin crust or thick crust pizza? For me, pizza is all… Continue reading


Snowden Street, London EC2 | | ingested Oct 17th ’09 I’m a firm believer that the best time to catch a restaurant at its prime is not when its already been showered… Continue reading


58 Great Marlborough St, Soho | | ingested Saturday Oct 24th ‘09 Every once in a while, a restaurant pisses me off enough to warrant a bit of a Ran(ting). I’ll tell… Continue reading


2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch | | ingested Oct 23rd ‘09 Terence Conran’s latest project in the heart of Shoreditch is a restaurant-boutique hotel-café-and-rooftop terrace, all packaged within a polished Victorian Warehouse. The… Continue reading


9 Brewer Street, Soho W1F | | ingested the night of Oct 24th ’09 This was the first time Jo and myself had a snog. I must confess though, it was actually… Continue reading


Chapter 1: Pilpel. 36, Brushfield Street, Spitalfields | | ingested Sunday Oct 18th ’09 It was 2pm already and we were still Sunday brunch-less. Although the original plan for that afternoon was… Continue reading

Flavours of the Aegean.

Santorini, Greece | 36°23’N, 25°27’E | August 2009 As the days get shorter and a little colder in London, I’m finding myself looking back at the summer that’s come and gone for some… Continue reading


Halkin Street, SW1 | | ingested Oct 10th ’09 Nahm has been on my hitlist for the longest time now. Call it curiosity with a hint skepticism, but having been nurtured on… Continue reading


26-29 Dean Street, Soho W1 | | 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

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


(**unfortunately, since writing this post, SpaccaNapoli has since closed down) 101 Dean Street, Soho W1 | | ingested twice in ’09 A stone’s throw off the chaos of Oxford Street, it would… Continue reading


42 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel | | ingested once a month We discovered this east-end gem a couple years ago when we first moved to the area. Ironically, what made us venture through… Continue reading


153 Commercial Street, Spitalfields | | ingested Sept 19th ’09 Judging from pre-lunch whispers of “…Burrito?” on the office floor and the relentless queue of addicts stretching along the pavement outside Chilango’s… Continue reading


48 St. John’s Square | | 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