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

Le Restaurant @ L’Hotel

L’Hotel, 13 Rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris |www.l-hotel.com | ingested 12th Mar 2010 Formerly a sous chef at the 3-Michelin-starred Ledoyen, Le Restaurant’s Head Chef Philippe Belissent is said to be one of… 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

Beer?… Czech.

Prague, Czech Republic, 50° 5′ N 14° 25′ E | May 2010 Prague really is a beer drinker’s wildest fantasy. When beer is cheaper than water, it would be a serious crime not… 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

Mei Keng Fatt.

Lorong Awan 6, 68000 Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia | http://www.meikengfatt.com When a restaurant business goes to the extent of buying-out its neighbours to convert the land into much needed car-spark space for its growing… 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

24.

24.years.young. Chorizo.PiquilloPeppers.Toasties. Hommous.Pomegranate.Mint. Brie.Chutney.OatCakes. Kofta.Tzatziki.Cucumber. Becks.Brahma.Groslch. PlumWine.GaviDiGavi.PenfoldsShiraz. Hibiscus.Bellini.Hangovers. Wii.Band.Hero. Here’s to the nights we felt alive. Thanks all for a great 24th. G.

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

Disneyland!

  Marne-la-Vallee-Chessy, Paris 48°85’N, 02°77’W | disneylandparis.co.uk | 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

CocaColaGammon.

Gammon cooked in Coke? Sounds like a cringe-worthy combination (believe me, the first time Jo tested out this Nigella Lawson recipe on me, I too was skeptical). But if you dare to take… Continue reading

BirminghamX’masMarkets.

52°29’N, 01°52’W | http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/frankfurtmarket | Saturday Dec 19th’ 09 With Christmas just round the corner, it was that time of the year again to quell the Bratwurst and Gluhwein cravings. Why Birmingham you… Continue reading

NudeEspresso.

26 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields | nudeespresso.com | savoured on 21st Nov ‘09 Almost every morning at work (at about 920 AM) you will find me in the pantry area playing barista, trying to… Continue reading