Category Archives: Reviews

Little Boreka Pies from the Honey & Co Book

Tweet I try to limit the number of cook books I buy these days, it’s all too easy to click the ‘buy’ button on Amazon, or to become seduced in the flesh by the heady scent of virgin pages and … Continue reading

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Blanchette Soho

TweetEvery now and then, a place opens that entices you to embrace it like an old friend, promising very quickly to become a regular haunt. Sager & Wilde last year was immediately one, Duck Soup in the past, Mishkins and … Continue reading

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Tinello and a Truffle Tantrum

TweetTinello has been around for about three years but it only came to my attention a few weeks ago when a bunch of my friends attended a sort of relaunch evening. As is often the case when a small group … Continue reading

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Rita’s Take 2

Tweet There are some openings that immediately take precedence, jumping straight ahead of the queued list of venues I want to try. Usually these are places where I know something of the owners or chef, so already have an insight … Continue reading

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Bones – Paris

TweetI’m afraid I’m more than a little ignorant when it comes to anything outside of my cosy little world, essentially London, and a particularly small circle of coffee, food and cocktail centric places at that. I sometimes need reminding how … Continue reading

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Paris – Belleville

TweetI always find it stressful committing to a hotel in any given location, the choice fills me with dread, seemingly riddled with pitfalls and booby traps, it’s as though someone’s watching and just waiting for me to click the ‘purchase’ … Continue reading

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Casse Croute

TweetCasse Croute joins a number of restaurants that have crept up on me seemingly under the radar, that are now jabbing me urgently and noisily between the ribs. Dairy – jab – Picture – jab – Toast – jab – … Continue reading

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Sager and Wilde

TweetAmongst the faded, down at the heel backdrop of Hackney Road, with it’s generic blur of dodgy shops, Sager and Wilde has blossomed like a rare, wild flower. Michael and Charlotte Sager-Wilde received unanomous praise for their Shoreditch pop up … Continue reading

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Tozi

TweetVictoria has always been my golden gateway into London, purely from a train travelling point of view; a portal to a foreign and exiting land far removed from Beckenham. For all it stands for, it’s always remained, throughout my life, … Continue reading

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Panino Guisto

TweetThis invitation from Panino Giusti, was sold to me entirely on the irresistible slab of mortadella porn on on the press release. I mean, just look at that guy (pic below) trying to wrestle the beast! I’m convinced, looking back … Continue reading

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