Posted in Informal Italian South of the River Suburbia

Barbaracca – Review (Godalming, Surrey) Does local Italian fare get the thumbs up?

Barbaracca first opened on the 15th of September 2015, replacing the defunct fine dining favourite, La Luna which had been…

Posted in Barbeque City Cocktails Craft beer/ales Informal Open Kitchen Smoked meats

Pitt Cue – Review (Liverpool St) From trailer to meaty mantra – road tested 3 times

Pitt Cue’s humble beginnings commenced during the summer of 2011, along the South Bank, serving US influenced BBQ from their trailer….

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Cocktails Formal Great British Chef Italian Mayfair Wine pairing

Murano – Review (Mayfair) My two visits – Angela Hartnett has got serious game

Angela Hartnett MBE worked in the Ramsey stable for 15 years and became the first female chef-patron in 2002 at The…

Posted in City Cocktails Informal Middle Eastern

Kenza – Review (City) Middle Eastern for the City boys & girls

Kenza meaning treasure in ‘Arabic’ has been around for a while now, 6th of September 2007 was when owner Tony Kitous…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star City Cocktails Formal Great British Chef Jason Atherton Modern British Wine Bar

City Social – Review (City) My ‘Social’ penchant grows stronger

Jason Atherton’s bow has many strings. A big one includes City Social which opened on the 1st of May 2014, taking over the…

Posted in Counter Dining Great British Chef Informal Italian Mayfair

Cafe Murano – Review (St James’s Street) Northern Italian fare shines

Cafe Murano of St James’s is Angela Hartnett’s second solo outpost. It’s been around since the 13th of November 2013 with an…

Posted in Cocktails Counter Dining Middle Eastern Open Kitchen Soho

Le Bab – Review (Kingley Court, Carnaby Street) Long live the renaissance

Le Bab first opened their doors in January 2016 by founders Stephen Tozer & former Le Gavroche chef Ed Brunet. Together, since 2014, they laid their…

Posted in Asian Cocktails Counter Dining Fusion Informal Japanese Korean Soho Tasting Menu

Shackfuyu – Review (Soho) Pop-up turns permanent

The Asian food craze seems to be going from strength to strength, with countless bao outlets, pop-ups, ramen joints, dumpling…

Posted in Cash only Cheap Eats Chinese Informal Mainland China North of the River Sichuan | Szechuan

Xi’an Impression – Review (Holloway Road) There is hope in Holloway

Xi’an Impression is run by the guys from Sichuan Folk. It first opened in July 2015 directly opposite the Emirates Stadium in…

Posted in Bistro Bloomsbury Brasserie French Informal Modern British Wine Bar

Noble Rot – Review – Paris in Bloomsbury

Noble Rot was originally formed in 2013 as a food and wine publication founded by Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew. Dan Keeling…