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Birthdays should always involve good restaurants.. Portland for lunch and Frenchie for dinner? Yes Please!

What do you do when you’re tasked with organising a day and night of restaurants for a friend’s birthday? You…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Cocktails Counter Dining Informal Marylebone Mexican

Molé Taco Bar – revisited

I was that enamoured by Molé Taco Bar during my July visit, it made me come back twice on my own steam…

Posted in Cheap Eats Chinese City Informal Mainland China Open Kitchen Sichuan | Szechuan

My Old Place (Revisited) – Szechuan in the East End come and get it!

My Old Place has remained one of the most reliable spots for me over the years, delivering plate after plate…

Posted in Counter Dining Informal Japanese Open Kitchen Seafood Sushi

Sushi Tetsu Review (Clerkenwell) – The Sushi Gods exist in London too

Sushi Tetsu is based in an unassuming nook in Clerkenwell, opened in June 2012 by Toru Takahashi. Single handedly he seems…

Posted in Cantonese Cheap Eats Chinatown Chinese Dim Sum Informal Open Kitchen

Dumplings Legend – Review (Chinatown)

Since I was a kid, Chinatown was the mecca for authentic Cantonese cuisine, it was notoriously good for your niche…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Bao Cheap Eats Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Seafood Soho Tapas

A Day Out With the Siblings

The aim of the day was to squeeze as much as I could from £300 with my 3 siblings in…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Formal Informal Jason Atherton Modern British Modern European Open Kitchen Tasting Menu Wine pairing

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…

Posted in Cheap Eats Cocktails Informal Mexican Open Kitchen Restaurant Graveyard Shoreditch

Santo Remedio – Mexicana in hipster land – where has it gone?

Santo Remedio comes to Shoredtich’s Rivington St in March of this year bringing a blend of modern and street food…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Bao Brixton Cash only Cheap Eats Chinese Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Informal Japanese No bookings Open Kitchen Soho

Gastro Day – Bao Fitzrovia, Tombo And Okan – A Day Of Food

From a 6 seat market shack to a roaring success in Soho and now a 3rd instalment in Fitzrovia, whatever…

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Frenchie – Review (Covent Garden) – a bistro with a sharp suit? Trés Bon!

Greg Marchand opens “Frenchie” in February this year, a name coined for him by Jamie Oliver when he was the…