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Canto Corvino – Italy In The City

Canto Corvino is possibly my favourite Italian joint in the City as every time I go, they seem to bring…

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Osteria Morini NYC – Michael White’s Little Gem

An “Osteria” is traditionally known to be a drinking hole for folk in rural Italy, often pouring cheap local wine…

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8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo – Hong Kong – the only 3 Michelin Star Italian outside of Italy

8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana is the only Italian restaurant outside of Italy to have received 3 Michelin gongs. They…

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Ember Yard – Review (Soho) My first and most recent visits

The Ember Yard is the fourth instalment from the Salt Yard Group and my second voyage in conquering all of their restaurants after staying…

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Dinerama – the 3rd child of Streetfeast

Dinerama the 2 floored trifecta from street food blazers Street Feast first opens back in June 2015 but goes into a brief hiatus…

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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…

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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…

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

Cafe Murano of St James’s is Angela Hartnett’s second solo venture which opened on the 13th of November 2013 with the aim…

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Signor Sassi – Review (Knightsbridge) You can’t beat the classics

Signor Sassi is a London institution that has been around since 1984, from 2007 the ownership belonged to the San Carlo Group….

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Canto Corvino – Review (Spitalfields) Modern Italian fare that surprises

I’m yet to dine and visit but the squad behind Manicomio who have restaurants in St Pauls and Chelsea have headed to…