Craft Steak MGM Grand Las Vegas – delectable beefy heaven

Craft Steak Las Vegas was launched in 2002 and it quickly became a beef lovers heaven with ‘James Beard award-winning’ chef Tom Colicchio Craftsteak at the stove, they have received a AAA Four Diamond rating, 3 Stars from Forbes and Best of Award of Excellence…

Seryna – Tokyo (Roppongi) – Kobe beef heaven

I figured it to be worthwhile to write some words about what I’ve learnt and what my experiences are of Kobe beef before reviewing Seryna as I have been guilty of enjoying the knock-off Kobe (wagyu) that featured in many a restaurant I’ve dined in. I…

Minetta Tavern – it’s a New York institution

Unsurprisingly we could only score a table at 5.30pm in Keith McNally marvellous Greenwich Village bistro which has been around since 1937. It’s a love child of a Parisian steak house and a classic New York tavern. He also runs Balthazar, the Meatpacking District institution Pastis (closed…

Morimoto NYC 2011 – My first visit to NYC

Chef Masaharu Marimoto the highly acclaimed star of TV series Iron Chef opens Morimoto NYC in January 2006. It’s a huge 12,000 square foot contemporary Japanese restaurant located on the fringe of the Meat Packing District. It’s hidden away within a archway and it really exudes…

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…

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…

Wotton Hatch – a country pub in Surrey

When you’re famished after a mountain bike ride in the Surrey Hills all you may want to do is eat, for pleasure and for fuel. It’s not a time for the complex or inventive, just good food and lot’s of it! The Wotton Hatch pub with its…

Lurra – Review (Marylebone) Basque in London

So what’s the gig with Lurra? It’s a Basque inspired charcoal & wood fired dining spot which features its own wine cellar, oak flooring, 20 seat al fresco dining area and an open kitchen with a marble bar. There is an abundant variety of seafood as…

Blacklock – Review (Soho) Vegetarians please look away

Gordon Ker who previously worked at The Hawksmoor opened his solo venture on the 16th of February 2015 at 24 Great Windmill Street. This former brothel thankfully only specialises in chargrilled chops now be it beef, pork, lamb or veal cooked on a custom charcoal grill made…