Restaurants

  • A Christmas prelude at Portland.

    Given that I am the least reliable, least time-driven, least task-oriented person on the face of the planet, I am also the least deserving when it comes to being granted the responsibility of managing and maintaining a blog. Any post…

  • Sunday Brunching at Hakkasan

    “I love brunch, Steve. I love everything about it. I love drinking too much, blowing off my afternoon plans, sleeping, waking up disoriented…” - Roger Smith, American Dad Throughout the week, my morning soy latte is generally enough to carry me…

  • Zuma: everything old is new again.

    Whilst I always wanted to go to university, I never wanted to lead a student lifestyle. Share houses, greasy takeout and happy hour at an already suspiciously cheap pub? No thank you. So while everyone else was out living their "best years" - which,…

  • Lima: the heart of Peru in the heart of London.

    With Chefs across the globe handpicking techniques, ideas and ingredients in a bid to create something unique or highly sought after, it is becoming increasingly difficult to truly be wow-ed by any standalone dining experience. However, many food obsessive tragics carry with them the one dining experience…

  • Lunching at Yashin

    Having recently gone and found myself in the thralls of a sushi-induced love affair with Mayfair's Ikeda, I thought it only fair that I skip back over to Yashin for a dose of memory refreshment and to throw a little additional…

  • Schnacking at The Clove Club

    Ever since I moved to London, I have maintained an ever-growing list of restaurants I wish to try within the notes function of my iPhone. Nothing is more satisfying than finally getting around to dine at any one of them,…

  • The Orange: my London pub.

    "A gastropub: an idiotic term coined by those who somehow thought a properly poured pint couldn't, or shouldn't, co-exist with fine quality food. I, to tell you the truth, used to be just such an idiot." - Anthony Bourdain (The Layover: Dublin, 2013) Finally:…