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]
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.
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]
Bad Egg is Neil Rankin’s an all day diner in The City where he champions egg dishes. On the menu, he also features Korean dishes and BBQ flavours. In a recent collaboration with British Lion Eggs, he came up with these fab egg dishes, suitable for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Together with Jenni Falconer, they shared talked at the We had this crab frittata. which a had a light souffle-like… [Read More]
The Chinese Cricket Club is not really a cricket club. It is the name for a Chinese restaurant at the Crowne Plaza in Blackfriars, named after a club that the owner belongs to. From it’s separate entrance, you get a hint of the cuisine by the two golden lions at the door. The decor inside is much more generic, more like a hotel coffee shop with no oriental features. The… [Read More]
Discover more of London’s top noodle shops. From Vietnamese Bun to Burmese Khao Swe to Malaysian Laksa. Check out this list.
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]