I don’t pretend to know much about Turkish food. My one visit to the country was years ago to a Club Med resort in Antalya. As you know, they serve up massive buffets of “local cuisine” which is probably not too authentic. All I know about Pide and Lahmacun, I learnt from those on Green Lanes. Meanwhile, back in London, Turkish cuisine seems to be the new trend. If Alan Yau is… [Read More]
Trying to eat healthy on the go is not that easy in London unless you know where to go. If you want some healthy food that tastes good and has good provenance, it is even harder. Not many places will sell you on their provenance. Farmstand in Covent Garden is one who does. Just up the road from the Royal Opera House, they offer a selection of hot dishes and… [Read More]
It’s a wonder that not more restaurants and chefs have done more to champion local produce at a more accessible level. In London, we have so many new restaurants that serve really great food but at a price. A newcomer has changed that. Mustard Restaurant is a new British Brasserie serving sustainably sourced produce from around the British Isles. Their first outlet in the very residential Nappy Valley of Brook Green… [Read More]
ComidaFest Latin American Street Food Festival on the Southbank- We feasted, we Zumba’d and Salsa’d, drank Pisco Sours,discovered Colombian arepas and Pastel de Choclo, drankMalbec with Picanha steaks, chowed down on Mexican Tacos, Venezuelan Arepas, Brazilian Pastels, Cubana sandwiches and more.
Where I review the new Lavazza Prontissimo Instant Coffee (great for ice coffees), the pantry staple Lee Kum Kee XO Sauce and convenient Birds Eye Frozen Waffles.
House of Ho serves up Vietnamese & South East Asian cuisine in a modern, and refined style. If you want delicious Asian food in a lovely setting, go here.
The Meat Co is a South African Steakhouse in London serving great steaks with a secret sauce, Go for the surf and turf with the giant prawns.
If you like coconut water, you will like this new chocolate flavour from Vita Coco. You don’t taste the coconut water as it is now overshadowed by the addition of chocolate. It tastes like chocolate milk without the dairy. It comes in both the handy hand bag size and the full size cartons. Try it out. Bioglan has just launched a new range of superfoods that you can use… [Read More]
Street Food Union is situated on the site of a Victorian market on Rupert Street in Soho. In a typically quaint London fashion, their license is based on old Victorian market regulations. What you will find is a curated group of street food vendors who are selected for their quality, authenticity and diversity. Very conveniently located just off Shaftesbury Avenue, you can stop here for lunch on Wednesdays to Fridays, from… [Read More]
Bunny Chow that opened their shopfront in Soho last year has had a revamp. Their menu has changed from our first visit and the choices have gone all healthy. Now you can order a Yoga Bunny (Matcha Green tea bread), a Gym Bunny (Wholemeal bread) or even a Happy Bunny (Charcoal bread). The choice of fillings have changed too. You can now get Chakalaka Chicken, Bobotie meatballs and pulled pork… [Read More]