FOC Off!

FOC Restaurant in Singapore was launched in September 2014 with the mission to bring us diners an experience of contemporary Catalonian cuisine with a forward thinking craft cocktail menu. It’s a partnership between Catalonian chef-restaurateur Nandu Jubany who owns Can Jubay (Michelin star’d for over 20 years), local chef…

Marea – New York – My first 2 Michelin experience in the Big Apple

Chef Michael White the owner of the Altamarea Group, a consortium restaurants made up with Marea, Ai Fiori, Vaucluse, Osteria Morini, Nicoletta, Costata and The Butterfly in New York, Osteria Morini and Due Mari in New Jersey along with Al Molo in Hong Kong. Before his career kicked…

Balthazar – New York – brunch love

Balthazar is another one of Keith McNally’s grand French brasserie’s located on Spring Street of New York since April 1997. The walls are hued with nicotine patina with dark wood trim, polished copper and there are wall to wall mirrors along with those trademark red leather…

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…

Clipstone (Fitzrovia) Review – Portland’s little sister

If you have read my previous ramblings then you’d know that I’m a huge endorser of Portland Restaurant so when I found out that owners Will Lander and Daniel Morgenthau opened new sister restaurant Clipstone, a 52 seater on neighbouring Clipstone Street, I had to visit. They…

Little Social – Review (Mayfair) time to impress the clients!

I first came here back in March earlier this year with a dinner date, this time it’s with long-term clients who were Little Social virgins. This is one of the reasons why I’m enamoured with this place – it’s versatility means you can have some…

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…

Dinerama – the 3rd child of Streetfeast

Dinerama the 2 floored trifecta from street food blazers Street Feast first opens back in June 2015 but goes into a brief hiatus after a dodgy kitchen appliance sets the place alight just a few weeks after opening. However, this doesn’t stop a strong bounce-back as during my…