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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,…

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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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Henrietta Hotel – Ollie Woz Ere

I first dined Ollie Dabbous’s self named Dabbous back in October 2013 and was easily blown away by the goodness….

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No 16 Glasgow – Desserts Take Centre Stage

No 16 – a handsome little bistro with two intimate floors and a kitchen that gives you Euro-bistro fare with Scottish…

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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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The Nomad Hotel NYC – my intro to chef Daniel Humm’s cooking

The NoMad Hotel opens in 2012 in Midtown New York and comes with 168 rooms in its 20th century Beaux-Arts building…

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Berners Tavern for breakfast, Portland for lunch.. This is what you do when friends come to visit. What an afternoon!

I’ve been to Berners Tavern many times now for dinner and lunch but never for breakfast so having an old works reunion…

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Pollen Street Social – Review (Mayfair) I finally made it here

Jason Atherton is chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social and was the former chef-patron of One Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of…

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The Dairy – Review Take two (Clapham)

I first dined in The Dairy in the summer of 2015 and I wasn’t disappointed – this time I’m with my siblings…

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Galley – Review (Islington) Brother and sister team throw out the rod

Oriona Robb together with her sibling Marcel Grzyb, the former head chef of 10 years at Soho institution Randall and…