If it’s look good, then it’s worth a stab. I first came across pintxos back in the madness of Naked for Satan, and it hasn’t appeared at all since then. Pintxos or pinchos are Spanish for “spike” and refer to little bites on sticks. Pix Pintxos is […]
There’s a growing weariness around any (and the many) attempts at Asian fusion at restaurants, and London (outside of Chinatown) is so full of them. London has such a different take on South-East Asian cuisine to what I’m so very used to. But there’s really nothing […]
Here’s a short review for one of my new preferred Aldgate lunch hotspots. Eat Saigon is a tiny little cafe on Toynbee Street, kinda between the Petticoat Lane market and the Spitalfield market. The offering is Vietnamese: fast, well priced and very filling. I’ve had two visits to Eat Saigon and so far I rate the food I’ve had. Satisfactory for a lunchtime but sometimes the meat does feel a bit funky.
Regency Cafe was the closest eatery to my former flat here in Westminster, and boy, is it a legend. This greasy spoon (a quaint term the locals use here) takes you into a different era. And it’s easy to understand why films like Layer Cake […]
I ended doing a lot of dining at Aker Brygge for my three days in Oslo. No doubt there would be better, more authentic experiences in town, but I couldn’t get pass my obsession with the beauty of the waterfront. What better way to enjoy […]
One of my favourite little neighbourhood eateries. Well, actually one of my friend’s, that recently became mine as well. Korat Thai Cafe in the leafy paradise of Newington Green, has seen some change of ownership over the past year, and whilst I can’t comment on the before – the after is incredible! Affordably priced, authentic Thai cooking that always hits the spot.
If you’re like me, and have an insatiable need for dessert following a meal, than Snowflake is your top place for a Soho-based after-lunch sugar high. At the time our group popped in it was only the one lady madly scooping out gelati. So it […]
It didn’t take me long to crave Japanese food again after returning from my November Japan trip! I spied Shibuya Soho on Shaftesbury Avenue one evening and thought it looked the perfect remedy for my withdrawal. Japanese in name, but not fully in effort, this […]
In the space of ten months, my outlook on London coffee has flipped on its head. Good cuppas can be found! You have to know where to look. The irony is that the best coffee places I’ve stumbled upon are usually Australian/ New Zealand owned. Usually independent too, with hip staff, exposed wood interiors and top brews. And another one for that list with all three is Kaffeine in Fitzrovia.