Over the last few months I’ve found myself at the Taco Bill in Kensington a couple times. For two reasons: it’s near my friends’ place and Taco Bill have a great weekday offer (check site for validity) with 50% off the main meals. So it […]
It’s hard to escape the phenomenon that is Wahaca. Well, I did a decent job of trying. Heard good and bad things. But finally, I had the chance for my own taste of their Mexican street food-style dining when my cousin was in town. Turns […]
I had my first work lunch at DF/Mexico and it’s a joint that’s stuck in my head. For when I need a decent pseudo-Mexican eatery in a hurry, or something for the vegos or gluten-frees. Located around the corner from the Old Truman Brewery, it’s a handy location. The style of the eatery also lends itself to be enjoyable for a long sit-down. The food ranges in success but the tacos are always fair. DF/Mexico’s bottomless agua frescas are another big plus from me.
The Willy Wonka of the London dessert scene, Chin Chin exploded at Camden Market (not literally). Now they’ve since opened another store right on Greek Street in Soho. This was dangerously close to my office. I ended up doing a cheeky dessert run on a […]
My review for Benito’s Hat in Fitzrovia. The friendliest Mexican-ish meal I’ve had to date. I say “ish” as Mexican food is a little weird here in London. Brit-Mex feels like there’s a thrilling edge taken off for the local palate. Fitzrovia is a bit […]
I do feel that we’re missing a beast, in the decent fast food chain that is Taco Bell. Across NZ, Australia and the UK it’s not in sight at all. So I had a little fix whilst I was in North America-land. Here, the Taco Bells are run alongside the KFCs for a fun, fusion dining experience. If you want. We stuck to just the Taco Bell menu for purity reasons. The “meal deal” is about $6 and you get two “things” along with a dessert side, drink, and corn chips. The latter whilst basic, come with a cup of amazing nacho cheese dip. This is so wow. I could eat a vat of this, it’s reminiscent of plastic cheese in liquid form but good.
The fried caramel apple empanada is gooey gold and delicious. It caused an argument on the table as we were both fighting over it it. And the drinks here are whack (probably just a America-thing). As well as ice tea options, you can get flavour twists (think: cherry, lime, vanilla) added into the soda. It makes for a mega mixing chemistry experience. At dinnertime. If anything, the only thing I didn’t rate at Taco Bell was the tacos, the filling was a bit weird and tasted like meat, but not meat. Onto dinner number two.
Hipster pseudo-Japanese haven for those south of the Yarra, at Mr Miyagi the music is loud, the crowds are plentiful and the food is reassuringly good. My friends and I popped along for my birthday dinner and we killed the requisite (thirty minute) wait at a […]
The newest Fonda opened up last week in Collywood, and I supposed I should have checked it out given it’s proximity to the home base (and Messina). I’ve seen its mini-transformation from a weird cheesecake shop and barber and was eager to see what they’d […]