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Sabor Review – A tapas titan in London

I fondly recall the many nights perched on the bar at the original Barrafina on Frith Street that originally launched…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star 5 Star Hotel Cocktails Formal Good for dates Great British Chef Grubstance 300 Open Kitchen Posh Nosh

Marcus at The Berkley Review …half of me thinks he’s a sad bastard and the other half still adores him…

Marcus Wareing got his feet wet at the tender age of 11 packing potatoes and riding shot-gun with his father…

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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 1 Michelin Star Counter Dining Good for dates Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Soho Tapas

Barrafina – Dean Street – Food That Stands Against Time

Barrafina Frith St, is the original Barrafina. They have moved to a new, bigger premises in Soho, right by its…

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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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Hakkasan – Mayfair Review, Posh Cantonese Classics

Hakkasan Mayfair, the sister restaurant to Hakkasan Hanway Place (2011), first started trading in November 2010. Within a year of…

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A.Wong – Review – Peddling Dim Sum In Pimlico

What I’ve noticed about Cantonese food in London is a transcending trajectory away from the Essex fake-tan shade gone wrong…

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The Ninth – Charlotte Street Review – A Michelin Gong Within A Year?

There’s no denying that Chef Jun Tanaka comes with pedigree. In 1991, he worked at Le Gavroche and trained with…

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Le Dame De Pic – Restaurant Royalty?

Anne-Sophie Pic is bit of a chef legend that has created her own legacy, cemented in modern French cookery. She…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Cantonese Dress to impress Formal Good for dates Good for Groups Hong Kong Posh Nosh Seafood

Guo Fu Lou – Michelin Star Delights in Hong Kong

Guo Fu Lou aims to serve up exquisite Cantonese fare, that isn’t intricate or complex, but well cooked, ingredient-led classics. The…