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Lao Café, Covent Garden, London

Lao Café, Covent Garden, London

Hailed as the first restaurant in London offering Laotian cuisine, Lao Café proved to be a surprise hit for my friend Arielle and I. We stumbled through Covent Garden seeking gastronomic respite and found it here. Less than one year old, Lao Café first started as a […]

Tonkotsu East, Dalston, London

Tonkotsu East, Dalston, London

This last week has a seen a whirlwind of flat viewings as I embark on my next quest to relocate. Since my work is now out east, there’s not so much reason to stay in Westminster, plus I’m lazy and love a commute to work […]

Louvre at first sight: things I wish I knew for Paris

Louvre at first sight: things I wish I knew for Paris

Being well settled into the new London winter has me thinking about all my travels this year. Eighteen countries this year! That’s insane. Who would have known I would have gone to so many places. And one of those very special places is Paris. So far, the only city I’ve taken a trip for twice. Thanks to the Eurostar it’s incredibly accessible to London, with only two hours separating the capitals. And here’s a roundup of some things I wish I knew for when I went to Paris.

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Hemelse Modder, Amsterdam

Hemelse Modder, Amsterdam

My final meal in Amsterdam was in the Lonely Planet recommended Hemelse Modder. Also known as Heavenly Mud, the name comes from its signature dessert. We were dining at a late lunch hour and were a bit sceptical at first as the area was deserted. […]

Jazzgir, Canary Wharf, London

Jazzgir, Canary Wharf, London

Theatrical cuisine, live jazz, top cocktails: that’s music to my ears. Jazzgir restaurant and cocktail bar brings an affable sense of poise and whimsy to the burgeoning evening scene of Canary Wharf. The name Jazzgir means ‘spoilt girl’ and were left feeling just like one. […]

Meat & Greet, Nové Město, Prague

Meat & Greet, Nové Město, Prague

Hello! You can find some rather extraordinary burgers at Meat & Greet. This is one of the many occasions I’m thankful for Zomato for pointing me at something the locals love. Thankfully, the wonderful people are active on the platform so there’s plenty of good signals. And they know well. I was treated to a mega fantastic burger that finished off my second evening in the city.

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Le Pain Quotidien, Victoria, London

Le Pain Quotidien, Victoria, London

Brunch is such an impressive time of day in eating life these days. That makes it hard to decide what to have. Sweet, savoury, wet, dry, cold, hot? Fear not, the brunch platter at chain Le Pain Quotidien give you everything and more.

Ichiban Noodle Bar, Glasgow

Ichiban Noodle Bar, Glasgow

Ichiban means number one in Japanese. And Ichiban Noodle Bar might just be number one for Japanese food in Glasgow! It was one of our dinner stops for a wild night in the city (in terms of stuffing our faces). Originally established in 1998 the […]

Abokado, Whitechapel, London

Abokado, Whitechapel, London

My new work in Whitechapel might not have any Wasabi or Itsus around, but we do have an Abokado. The way I see it, they’re all relatively similar, operating in the same pseudo-Japanese quick takeaway angle. The prices all seem the same and the menu options all seen the same. The food’s alright. I had the katsu curry which neatly comes with the curry sauce seperate and you can also get some extra toppings.

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