Posted in Basque Counter Dining Covent Garden Good for dates Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Tapas

Barrafina Drury Lane Review… I can’t think of better ways right now to spend calories for my money

I first came to Barrafina Drury Lane a couple of weeks into their opening in the summer of 2015, then…

Posted in East End Good for dates Informal Modern European Open Kitchen Posh Nosh Wine Bar

Laughing Heart Review – it’s worth the schlep

The Laughing Heart – a neighbourhood gem based along the bustling Hackney Road, is owned by Charlie Mellor, a burly-bearded,…

Posted in Bistro Borough Market Burgers Craft beer/ales Good for dates Informal London Bridge Seafood Wine Bar

Elliots Borough Market Review…We get to enjoy the pleasures of their virtuous use of small time growers

Elliot’s was founded in 2011 by Australian Brett Redman and being on the edge of Borough Market, I’m pretty certain…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Basque Bookings only Good for dates Informal Posh Nosh San Sebastian Tasting Menu Wine pairing

Kokotxa – San Sebastian – Michelin Cat Nip

Dani López is the chef owner behind Kokotxa, and he’s given me one of the main reasons as to why I…

Posted in 3 Michelin Stars Bookings only Dress to impress Formal Good for dates Good for Groups Molecular Gastronomy Posh Nosh San Sebastian

Akelarre – The 3 Star Mission Is Complete!

Akelarre is hidden up a hillside on Monte Igueldo, a place where people come to gawp and swoon. It doesn’t take…

Posted in Cheap Eats Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Pintxos San Sebastian Spain

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 Good for dates Informal South of the River Steak

Buenos Aires Review Wimbledon – What I got was a really tender piece of steak, full of carbonic sear…

Argentina is a country besotted with it’s beef, apparently they eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner – relentlessly. So…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Good for dates Good for Groups Great British Chef Informal London Bridge Open Kitchen South of the River Steak

Hixster Bankside Review – the place wreaks of City shenanigans..

Hixster Bankside is Chef Mark Hix’s 7th restaurant in London and holds the same chicken-or-steak notion as his famed Tramshed…

Posted in City City Breakfast Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fat Friday Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Steak

Hawksmoor Guildhall Review – One of the good things in life…

Hawksmoor is a ten restaurant contingent spread across London with thumb prints in Manchester, Edinburgh and now New York. Hawksmoor…

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…