Oaks, Nottingham [Grill]

On my recent sojourn to Zaap, as you might recall, I walked past its neighbour ‘Oaks’; a restaurant that had been on my “to go” list for a while, as a food blogger you quickly wrack up a ton of these. But what was in stark contrast was that Zaap was full to the brim […]

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Zaap, Nottingham [Thai]

Nottingham saw two new Thai restaurants recently, both with a similar branding concept but Zaap seems to have come out triumphant. Whilst street food is abundant and part of the soul of Thai food it is rare to see a Thai restaurant in the UK focus on this aspect of cooking despite the developed Thai […]

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The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields [Cafe]

I’ve been to two different branches of the perennially popular Breakfast Club. The first time was for brunch at their 50/60s, Julia Childs’ inspired cafe at Battersea Rise whilst on the most recent occasion I went to their Spitalfields branch, a much dingier, almost “too-cool-for-school” interior filled with assorted knick-knacks to keep the 80s child inside you […]

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Rök, Shoreditch [Scandinavian]

Shoreditch just welcomed a new Scandinavian smokehouse among its growing food scene. Filled with jars of pickles and Scandi vibes galore, this place is like an instagramers’ heaven. Whilst I’ve not been to Barnyard it seems there are instant similarities to the style of the two as consultant chef, Matt Young, previously worked there. But […]

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