A favourite Emilio Romagno street food sandwich, classically filled with parma ham, melted mozzarella and rocket. Don’t miss the hot melting Nutella one too.
Bunny Chow – what a cute name. It’s actually a South African street food and there are no rabbits involved. This is like South Africa’s version of a Cornish Pasty. A hollowed out bread roll is filled with a savoury filling like a curry. A new fast food concept has opened up shop on Wardour Street in London. I went along to find out more about these Bunny Chow things…. [Read More]
Carnaby Street was a real hotspot in the 60’s when it was a centre for fashion and music of the Swinging 60s. Today, it is a pedestrianised shopping area with lots of quirky boutiques and a lot of restaurants and bars. Veer away from the main stretch and explore the side streets where you will find some artisanal fashion designers and eccentric English shops. Carnaby StreetEat Food Festival On Sunday… [Read More]
Another week, another new burger joint. This time it is BRGR in Soho. It is an expansion of a chain from Lebanon, strangely enough. I was there on the first week. There was a queue at the door and a buzzy if cramped dining room. There are a few casual tables as you walk in, an open kitchen on the right where the burgers are cooked and second dining room… [Read More]
Ramen shops are like buses, we wait ages for one and then 2 comes along at the same time. Ittenbari Ramen (麺屋一点張) appeared quietly on the Soho food scene a few months ago. I was alerted to their presence by a Japanese lady at the hairdressers who was raving about it. She said that everything was from Osaka but this was a bit of misinformation. It is however associated with… [Read More]
On some grey and muggy London days, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of hot soupy noodles. A new Ramen place has hit London. Tonkotsu is an offshoot of The Tsuru chain. As it is still in soft opening mode, the menu is simple , just a few starters and a choice if ramen for the soft opening, there was just 2 flavours. For starters we had the… [Read More]
Yoobi prides itself for being the first Temaki bar in London, a new concept which is inspired my a recent Japanese Brazilian trend. Yoobi Temakeria in Soho is the first venture for newbue food entrepreneurs Nick (Swiss) and Carolina (Brazilian) . As Carolina is also an architect, she designed the quirky interiors which is dominated by a 3 sided sushi bar in the middle of the room. On offer are 3… [Read More]
I am a massive fan of Venice and Venetian food as I have been religiously visiting that floating city for it’s Film Festival for over 10 years. In that time, I have found many non touristy places to eat and have been delighted with new flavours and seafood from the Venetian Lagoon. When Polpo announced that they were opening a little offshoot, I had to go along to check it… [Read More]