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Lupins Review – Sunshine Food

Lupins of Union Street opened in May 2017 and they are a sage nod to cooking small plates with exclusively…

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 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 Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Gastronoughts Good for dates Indian Informal Open Kitchen Soho

Kricket – Soho – Being different on the food front is the feather in the restaurants cap

Kricket on the face of it seems like the well-worn sock of all cliches. Once upon a time they were…

Posted in Gastronoughts Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Great British Chef

The Wigmore Review – a Mecca for heart-stoppingly good food

In the summer of 2017 something really special happened on Regent St, the end towards Regents Park away from the…

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San Sebastian Pintxos Tour Part Two… drink tourist quantities of txakoli whilst indulging in the carnival of pintxos

This is my second trip to San Sebastián, a food lovers nirvana not just for all the Michelin Stars they…

Posted in Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Gastronoughts Good for dates Informal Modern British Open Kitchen Tooting

Plot Review – Tooting – food worth plotting about

I remember walking pass Tooting Broadway Market (Est 1936) as a youngster, the hum of halal butchers, bric-a-brac and kebab…

Posted in Clapham Counter Dining Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Modern European Open Kitchen South of the River Wine Bar

Trinity Upstairs Review – Room temperature butter in the right shade of yellow was great for slathering.

Trinity Upstairs was part of the head to toe revamping of Clapham’s much and deservedly lauded Michelin Starred Trinity. If…

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Trinity – Revisited – this time they’ve got a star

After a 3 year respite, a lot has happened since my last visit to Trinity Restaurant. I’ve gained new employment,…

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Emile – Shoreditch – Simply hewn goodness

Well what can I tell you about Emile? It’s Chef Damian Clisby and Nick Gibson’s 6 month residency in the…