San Sebastian Pintxos tour – the food Gods’ are here!

When I heard San Sebastián was the Mecca for Michelin starred chefs and holds more stars per capita then anywhere else I just had to go. It’s small coastal town based in the Basque region of Spain, but it has a big reputation which harkens…

Long Beach Singapore – swoon worthy chilli crab

Long Beach Seafood Restaurant is a mecca for one of Singapore’s signature dishes – the chilli crab amongst other seafood delights it offers. It’s highly revered as one of the ‘must visit’ places for seafood and I came here in June 2015 to try the legendary…

Tanglin Halt – Hawker Centre adventure

A hawker centre is a sum of independent traders selling often delicious, inexpensive food items alfresco style and are typically found near public housing estates in Singapore. Hawker centres were the spawn of outdoor mobile street-side stalls and due to sanitary regulations most trade out of indoor booths…

Roberta’s Brooklyn’s gritty pizza joint

Roberta’s has been around since 2008 is located in the neighborhood of East Williamsburg and is revered as one of New York’s highly rated pizza joints. They are known for their wood oven fired pizza and hipster credentials – they grow some the restaurant ingredients from…

El Toro Blanco NYC – my initiation into Mexican food

New York has given me the first for many a dining experience so far and El Toro Blanco is certainly one of them as never before have I had an empanada or a taco for that matter. Owners John McDonald & Josh Capon open El Toro Blanco…

A typical Fat Friday for Grubstance

We all work, train, diet and party hard during the week so why not bring in the weekend with some filthy treats? The brief is simple, find the filthiest, low-brow yet delicious food for your Fat Friday. I’ll kick off here with some ideas and…

Gaucho (Broadgate) it’s a City staple

In case you don’t know Gaucho is one of the main players in the London steak circuit alongside the likes of The Hawksmoor, Goodman and a whole host of grill shops joining the band wagon from those selling rare breed Gallician cuts to those serving butchers favourites. Gaucho…

Taberna Do Mercado – revisited

I’ve not been to Portugal yet (feel free to judge), aside from a stag do in the Algarve, however it’s restaurants like Taberna Do Mercado that really makes me wonder why and just urges me to fly over there at the next given opportunity. Nuno Mendes I…

Paternoster Chop House (St Pauls) Review

Paternoster Chop House has been around since 2004 and is one of many restaurants from the D&D conglomerate. It’s located in Paternoster Square right by the stunning St Paul’s Cathedral and as the name suggests the speciality is chops be it lamb, pork along with steak – all…