Category Archive: Restaurant rants

La Bodega Negra – Soho

Triple checking the website and Google maps that I had the correct address we cautiously pushed open the door to the sex shop and stepped inside. With no reassurance on the other side… Continue reading

Getting my brunch on in Melbourne

London take note, what you are about to read is the art of brunch from the master of this fashionable meal which sits somewhere between breakfast and lunch. Melbourne does brunch, and it… Continue reading

The Olde Bell – Hurley

I like getting out of London and breathing in the fresh air and soaking up the beautiful UK countryside. I like it even more if the main purpose of my country excursion involves… Continue reading

Allpress Espresso

The aroma smacks you in the face as you push open the door, any hint of a Sunday hangover is sucked out, you are in a happy place now. Coffee, really good coffee,… Continue reading

Mason & Taylor – Shoreditch

An expanse of picture windows front Bethnal Green Rd and radiate the inner glow of happy punters immersed in their craft. A masculine interior of wood, steel and concrete is a buzz with… Continue reading

A weekend in Paris: Saturday night @ Au Passage

No culinary foams, foraged foods, white tablecloths or no reservations. Au Passage is all about real food, beautifully constructed and in a relaxed and friendly dining setting. And one of the best meals… Continue reading

A weekend in Paris: Friday night @ Verjus

J’adore Paris! I really do. Not only do I love that I can get on a train in London and in just over 2 hours I am eating a buttery croissant in the heart of… Continue reading

Brunch at Granger & Co

A little splash of Sydney has arrived in London. Loveable Aussie chef Bill Granger has just opened his first European restaurant, Granger & Co, on Westbourne Grove. I thought it was only right… Continue reading

Young Turks at The Ten Bells

The famed Young Turks have popped up at The Ten Bells in Spitalfields and I really only have one thing to say – GO! In an intimate dining room above the newly renovated Ten… Continue reading

Riding House Cafe – Fitzrovia

So this is where all the cool kids are! The Riding House Cafe is the new hangout for the media bods and design trendies on Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia. And it is certainly pulling a beautiful… Continue reading