Hilton HHonors giveaway: Win a free night stay in any Hilton hotel in the world!

** This giveaway competition has now closed. Congratulations to the lucky winner Hodaka Hashi (entry #13)! Enjoy the prize Hodaka and thanks to everybody for participating! My lovely readers, boy do I have… Continue reading

Bonda Cafe: an authentic, no-frills Malaysian caff that’s a home away from home

One of the age-old questions I tend to get asked most is ‘Where can I find the best Malaysian food in London‘? Well, Malaysia Kopitiam in China Town is still alright despite somewhat selling out… Continue reading

The Ampersand Hotel: Terrific High Tea in the lushest of settings

With plenty of places in London serving up High Tea, one of the things that really makes or breaks the experience for me (apart from the scones of course) is the setting. And… Continue reading

Stripped Back: a Tasting Menu in a playground

So there we were, tucking into a 6-course Tasting menu… the food being plated up, some of the most inventive and intriguing we’ve had all year. Only, we weren’t in some chic restaurant… Continue reading

The Waterside Inn, Bray: Timeless perfection

3 Michelin Stars. 27 years consecutively and counting. If there was a Big Daddy of Michelin star restaurants in the UK, this would be the greatest grandfather of them all. Founded by Michel… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Bacon Banana French Toast

My idea of the perfect, home-cooked weekend brunch is something quick & easy that’s big on taste… something you can whip up even in the most tired or hung-over of states. Here’s a… Continue reading

Koffmann’s: Exquisite yet comforting Gascon style food by the old master

As far as living legends in the culinary world go, Pierre Koffmann is one of those iconic chefs who has certainly left his mark in Britain. The man already had 3 Michelin-stars under… Continue reading

Bar-Bar-Barcelona: 3 must visit Tapas Bars in the Catalan capital

Whether you are party-goer or beach bum, artsy or foodie, Barcelona has a little something for all of you. Awash with architectural masterpieces, world-class museums, rolling green hills and not to mention one… Continue reading

Sushi of Shiori: a little slice of sushi perfection

Great sushi is not easy to find in London. With outlets of Itsu and Wasabi on every other street corner flogging the same ol’ mass-produced Salmon Nigri, there’s little room left in the market for truly… Continue reading

Shrimpy’s: Skimpy, underwhelming food that’s far too dear for what it is

I’m a big fan of Diners Drive-ins and Dives and often find myself watching re-runs of Guy Fieri on his road trip around the US, hunting down the best stateside diners at anywhere from roadside… Continue reading

Wheelers Oyster Bar: Head over Wheelers in Seafood at Whitstable

As far as British sea-side towns go, few evoke more charm and heritage than Whitstable. There’s the old harbour, still lined with fishing boats from another era… There’s the narrow alleyways and rolling… Continue reading

theboywhoatetheworld cooks: Tuna Pasta with Vine-ripened tomatoes, Anchovies, Olives and Basil

Some of my favourite recipes tend to be the simplest ones. And when it comes to simple recipes, few can compete with the man from down-under Bill Granger. I’m a big big Bill… Continue reading

Dalla Terra: the return of the Enoteca

Amidst the hustle bustle of Covent Garden, St Martin’s Courtyard offers a surprising oasis of calm from the hoards of tourists on their pilgrimage through Long Acre. In fact, until last year, I… Continue reading

plusixfive supperclub: care for a spot of Fish Head Curry and Milo Dinosaur?

Named after Singapore’s international dial-code, plusixfive is the brainchild of Goz. Lawyer-by-day. Self-taught-chef. And founder of London’s only underground supperclub seeking to put Singaporean food firmly on the map. Many regard Goz to be… Continue reading

The Bratwurst (Soho): Currywurst Craving. CHECK.

Ever since my trip to Berlin last year and discovering the holy institution which is Curry 36, I occasionally find myself waking up with a monster craving for the king of all Berliner… Continue reading

Costa Azul: off the beaten track we go for some proper Latin American grub

Apart from high street Argentinian steak houses and Burrito bars, traditional Latin & Central American food is pretty hard to track down in Central London. Hence, every couple of years or so, a group… Continue reading

Klang Valley food crawl: a round up of my fav budget eats in and around the Malaysian capital

With such immense ethnic diversity, the Malaysian capital is abound with culinary gems aplenty on every street corner. Ask anyone from KL and its surrounding suburbs what their favourite eats are, and you… Continue reading

Penang: Street Food capital of the world

With more hawker food stalls per square foot than probably any other place in the world, the island of Penang is a foodie’s dream come true. There is a kaleidoscope of different food… Continue reading

Back to the Motherland

If there’s one thing that reminds me I am well and truly back in the Motherland, it’s that first breath of hot & sticky 33°C air coming out of the aiport terminal. It’s been almost… Continue reading

Little Georgia: Thumbs up for Georgian food at this hidden away Hackney gem

What makes a great neighbourhood cafe for you? For me, it’s a place which dishes up food that’s hearty yet comforting. It’s run by proprietors that are friendly and warm… who go thru even… Continue reading