Tag: fusion

Dim T, Fitzrovia, London

Dim T, Fitzrovia, London

There’s a review for this place that simply summarised “the quality of the dim sum of horrific… but it at least has the decency to be cheap”.  I was more complimentary. I was content with my recent outing, we were out for a leaving lunch […]

East Street, Fitzrovia, London

East Street, Fitzrovia, London

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 […]

Firecracker, Westminster, London

Firecracker, Westminster, London

Firecracker offers modern Oriental dining that ultimately caters to a business audience, but still delivers some quality fusion-styled dining. It was one of the last restaurant meals I lapped up before I ditched Westminster for a new borough. At Firecracker I went once for lunch, and once for takeaway and was always pleased (not never wowed) by the food on offer. And then, there’s karaoke!

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Cookie, Melbourne

Cookie, Melbourne

I don’t often have leaving-the-country dinners, but when I do, I pick the biggest and most central spot I know of. And Cookie is perfect for both of those. The huge space in the centre of Swanston Street accommodates many. As well as the handy spot, […]

Red Spice Road, Melbourne

Red Spice Road, Melbourne

My favourite dish in Melbourne (tough call!) is the pork belly, chili caramel, apple slaw and black vinegar dish from Red Spice Road. I first discovered it at their QV store and I made my way to the original for their express lunch banquet menu. […]