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London Noodle Shops that you need to know

Discover more of London’s top noodle shops. From Vietnamese Bun to Burmese Khao Swe to Malaysian Laksa. Check out this list.

Eat the world in London

We are so lucky in London. Being the City that all the world wants to visit and buy a home in, we attract so many nationalities. With this comes a whole host of restaurants with food from all over the world. We don’t have to jump on a plane to be able to sample the best ceviche, shakshuka or ramen. It’s all here within the M25. Here is a selection… [Read More]

Kua Aina’s Fab Lava Grill Burgers

Not sure how I have not heard of the luscious burgers here. Kua Aina is an American grill serving burgers, hot dogs and all that goes with it at their Hawaiian themed restaurants. Kua Aina was started by a mainlander in Hawaii. Frank visited the Islands when he was in college, fell in love and never left. His one restaurant is now a chain over there and 2 London entrepreneurs… [Read More]

Spice I Am – Talking Thai Food with Sujet

Spice I Am – a cook book review I met Sujet recently when he was in London to promote his new book, Spice I Am, named after his restaurants in Sydney. Sujet is a very talented chef, enhancing the skills he learnt from his mum. His story is an inspiring one, where he left his remote village in Thailand to embark on his higher education, the first in his family… [Read More]

Hotel room with the best view in London County Hall Marriott

The newly refurbished suites on the top floor of the County Hall Marriott has to be the rooms with the best view in London. This Marriott is housed in the old GLC office building along the Southbank, diagonally across the river from the Houses of Parliament and just behind the London eye. Every suite has a little balcony and the view is right over the River Thames, unhindered view of… [Read More]

Celebrating Mexican Day of the Dead at Wahaca’s Fiesta

Many cultures around the world honour their dead relatives and ancestors with celebrations or ceremonies.  In the Philipinnes, they build elaborate homes in cemeteries and families spend their weekends there.The Chinese celebrate the Hungry Ghost in the 7th lunar month. The Celts would offer food and drinks to appease spirits who are believed to return on All Hallows Eve, now known as Halloween. In Mexico. they celebrate the Day of the… [Read More]

Simplicity delivered at Pizza Union Spitalfields

Sometimes, you just crave for something simple. Here at Pizza Union, the concept is simple. A short menu with a few salads and starters is extended by a choice of wood fired pizzas. You place  your food and drinks order at the counter and then find a seat. A few short minutes later, your buzzer goes off signalling that your order is ready. This Pizza Union is the one in… [Read More]

Muga’s delicious Miso Ramen

I was mourning the loss of the Ramen Shop in the basement of the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Picadilly. They used to serve the most authentic and best ramen in town. I’m so glad to say that there is a new contender, Muga. This little shop opened without the fanfare like those new ramen places in Soho and has not had much social media hype. They are in the heart… [Read More]

Fish Fingers 60th Anniversary Menu at One-O-One Restaurant

It’s the humble fish finger’s 60th Birthday! Who knew that this kiddie favourite has been around for that long. The team at One-O-One have designed a Birthday menu just to celebrate this anniversary. If you have not heard, One-O-One is a the best fish restaurant in London that you have probably never heard of. It is so named because it is housed in the Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge. The… [Read More]

Making sushi with Sushi Shop Marylebone

I love eating sushi and quite enjoy making it too. When I try to make it at home, it always turns into a real mess, with sticky rice everywhere. I have since picked up a few tips about making sushi from a few lessons and the mess is significantly reduced but my efforts are by no means refined. Properly made sushi is such a beautiful thing. Restaurants that serve sushi… [Read More]

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