Posted in Brixton Cantonese Gastronoughts Good for dates Informal Open Kitchen Restaurant Graveyard

Duck Duck Goose Brixton – Oli brings his representation of Cantonese roast meat in all its majesty to us since Jan 2017

Pop Brixton is a community project where you can be guaranteed some live events (there is a gig when we…

Posted in Burgers Cheap Eats Cocktails Craft beer/ales Good for Groups Informal Shoreditch

Hache Burger Shoreditch …”The burgers are very tidy examples of the breed, they are fine moo in a bun”

Hache Burger was founded in 2004 by Beresford and Susie Casey, they have seven sights in total, six in the…

Posted in Cheap Eats Counter Dining Informal Japanese Open Kitchen Ramen

Shoryu Shoreditch Review …”Shoryu Ramen by tradition champions thick and creamy broths which taste like a 12 hour indulgent yield of slow bubbling pork parts”

Once upon a time Soho was the place that peddled soup in noodles. Bone Daddies, Tonkotsu and of course Shoryu…

Posted in Cheap Eats City Informal Mainland China Old St Sichuan | Szechuan

The Sichuan Review City Road… “so expect numbing heat, rich black vinegar sauces with as many dried chillis and toasty wok-hei notes your tongue can take”.

The smell of the Sichuan peppercorn is intoxicating and perfumes the City air as we walk by The Sichuan and purely…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star 5 Star Hotel Cocktails Formal Good for dates Great British Chef Grubstance 300 Open Kitchen Posh Nosh

Marcus at The Berkley Review …half of me thinks he’s a sad bastard and the other half still adores him…

Marcus Wareing got his feet wet at the tender age of 11 packing potatoes and riding shot-gun with his father…

Posted in Cheap Eats Farringdon Good for Groups Informal Mexican Open Kitchen

Breddos Tacos – back-packing through Mexico inspired recipes that were sold at supper clubs

Breddos started life as a food pop-up run on a shoe string at East London’s Netil Market, I didn’t go, but…

Posted in Cocktails Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Italian Old St Open Kitchen Pasta

Passo Old St – you’re definitely not sitting elbow to elbow here and you can flounce around like a spoilt child without anyone noticing

Passo is brought to us in October 2017 to the manor they call Old St from the guys behind the…

Posted in Cocktails Good for dates Posh Nosh Steak

London Steak House Company… Then came the beef short ribs – two slabs of melting, sticky pieces of flesh with a good coating of BBQ glaze

The London Steak House Company formed in 2008 and first opened in the City just off Bishopsgate – you’ve probably…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fried Chicken Good for Groups Informal Shoreditch

Red Rooster Review… It’s fluent in live music and soul food

Behold Red Rooster and the man behind it – celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. He’s Ethiopian by descent, raised in Sweden…

Posted in Chinatown Dim Sum Informal

Leong’s Legend – The lustrous skins hold sweet minced pork and hot soup that explodes in your mouth like a culinary flavour bomb

Leong’s Legend, sister restaurant to Dumplings Legend specialises in Chinese food from Sichuan, Shanghai and Taiwan. It’s been a stablemate…