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Blue Ribbon Sushi – Intimate little joint in NYC

It’s been around for ages, it’s intimate, it has a omakase bar jammed full of beautiful looking fish and it’s…

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Momofuku Ssäm Bar- NYC – Hirata Bun Virgin

Restauranteur, TV personality, French culinary school graduate David Chang opened his second restaurant Momofuku Ssäm Bar in August 2006 within Manhattan and it aims…

Posted in Brasserie Brunch Cocktails Coffee Counter Dining Craft beer/ales French Informal New York Wine Bar

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…

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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…

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Bó Drake – An Asian blend in Soho

Bó Drake has been in the Soho food scene since February 2015 and it brings East Asian flavours to a 60…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Cocktails Coffee Counter Dining Informal Open Kitchen Portuguese Spitalfields

Taberna Do Mercado – revisited

I’ve not been to Portugal yet to truly experience their culinary offering (a stag trip to the Algrave eating kebabs…

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Molé Taco Bar – revisited

I was that enamoured by Molé Taco Bar during my July visit, it made me come back twice on my own steam…

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Sushi Tetsu Review (Clerkenwell) – The Sushi Gods exist in London too

Sushi Tetsu is based in an unassuming nook in Clerkenwell, opened in June 2012 by Toru Takahashi. Single handedly he seems…

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A Day Out With the Siblings

The aim of the day was to squeeze as much as I could from £300 with my 3 siblings in…

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Frenchie – Review (Covent Garden) – a bistro with a sharp suit? Trés Bon!

Greg Marchand opens “Frenchie” in February this year, a name coined for him by Jamie Oliver when he was the…