Despite being Chinese I’m not a big fan of hotpot but Shuang Shuang’s novel concept of giving each diner their “personal” hotpot, which opened earlier on in the year, caught my interest. That interest was also partly to do with its location, at the corner of Chinatown, because Chinatown never has a “novel” restaurant – […]Read more "Shuang Shuang, Chinatown [Chinese]"
Korean food found its spotlight a few years ago and doesn’t seem to have waned in London. For a long time London’s Korean food scene was skewed towards the traditional; the authentic dingy little eateries on St Giles Street or if you were diehard enough, in far flung New Malden. But recently eateries focusing on […]Read more "On the Bab, Covent Garden [Korean]"
When I heard the original Koya were to close down last year I feared that there would be nowhere else in London to have authentic Japanese food besides sushi and ramen (god forbid places like Taro, which I might or might not review). Thankfully they opened a sister branch, Koya Bar, right next door with a […]Read more "Koya Bar, Soho [Japanese]"
£10 for steak! That’s all it needs to get me in the door but for a long time that foot never went through those doors maybe for the fear of a long queue or maybe steak still feels like a payday meal but this time we were going, even if there was a queue! Luckily […]Read more "Flat Iron, Soho [Steak]"
Sorry I’ve been out of action (again!) for a while but I’m expecting a fruitful 2016 with many more reviews in London, a few in Nottingham (which if you haven’t noticed is where I’m partly based now) and finally get a move on with my abroad reviews! Having heard much about Cafe East I was […]Read more "Cafe East, Surrey Quays [Vietnamese]"
A work lunch led me to this popular pizza joint at East Dulwich. This once hipster pizzeria originated in the, formally, dingy depths of Brixton Village but now finds itself in every neighborhood imaginable, even Westfield! They are famed for their sourdough Neapolitan pizza, that is “highly digestible” and homely in appearance. We ordered three […]Read more "Franco Manca, East Dulwich [Pizza]"
Sometimes I go out of my way for food, this was one of those cases! Craving a good Malaysian we traveled out from Bank to satisfy those cravings. Malaysian food in London has yet to have its big stage yet so places are either clustered around Bayswater or dotted around London. First impressions, love the […]Read more "Satay House, Paddington [Malaysian]"