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An Evening to Remember: Sen Nin

Sen Nin – Islington
I often find that sorting out a dinner date can be a culinary mine field. With the ever-evolving restaurant market, there needs to be something stand out for me to book – I need some kind of calling card as I want to enjoy my night in its entirety.
I knew then, that Sen Nin would be the choice for me. Read more…

Review: Le Garrick, C’est Chic!

Escargot, Calamari & Scallops - Le Garrick

Looking to get away from the hustle & bustle of Soho? A lovely restaurant minutes away from the gaping touristic maw that is Leicester square calls out. Its name? If you’ve read the title you can probably guess it’s Le Garrick. A French restaurant that has withstood the changing surroundings of the theatre district for over 30 years. Read more…

Review: The Finest New York Strip at Manhattan Grill

10oz New York Strip Steak

My quest for the perfect steak continues. Anywhere overlooking water, that promises gourmet steaks cooked to perfection with flawless service gets major brownie points from me. I also love a novelty. So when I got wind that Manhattan Grill near West India Quay has a wine tasting island, dedicated gin bar next door, and Scottish and USA prime steaks, I knew I was onto a winner. Read more…

An authentic Slice of The Big Apple at NY Fold

NY Fold

Pizza is as synonymous with New York as yellow cabs, Central Park or the Statue of Liberty. Images of huge, juicy slabs of pizza dough packed with every topping imaginable are etched in the memory of anyone lucky enough to have visited the city that never sleeps.
So, NY Fold gives itself big expectations to live up to by including the iconic city in its name. Read more…

Review: Not Your Average Afternoon Tea at Barbecoa

Afternoon tea has long been a popular pastime in Britain, but no longer does a few sarnies and a scone cut the mustard. Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa has just introduced their own twist on the classic afternoon tea so I was keen to try it out. My Instagram profile is testament to my love of afternoon tea, so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to get a few more snaps. Read more…

Review: Insect-Inspired Menu at Cigalon

Glazed Cod, Vermouth, White Asparagus & Wood Ants - Cigalon

Cigalon has been on my gastronomical hitlist for quite some time now. I have never heard anything but praise about this fine dining import from Provence, but for reasons unknown, I haven’t been able to make a visit.
I also feel that due to there being such an expansive range of diverse restaurants on offer in London, narrowing down the list can prove a little laborious. Read more…

Review: Searcys at the Gherkin

Searcys the Gherkin bar

You’d forgive Searcys at the Gherkin for taking things for granted. With a view like this, you wouldn’t blame them for not focusing on the food. But thankfully they haven’t rested on their laurels, and have managed to produce a menu that is every bit as interesting as the setting. And with one of the best views in London, that is no mean feat. Read more…

Review: Fresh Organic Pizzas at Radio Alice

Pizza is one of the world’s most popular foods, and rightly so. I always find that there is something impressive about this delicious staple – you can be as adventurous with the toppings as you like and it never fails to impress.
Pizza started with 3 basic ingredients – a crispy thin base, layers of a rich tomato sauce and melted mozzarella on top. Read more…

Feast on London: A Fiery Feast at Bonfire

In the midst of the month-long Feast on London extravaganza, this intrepid blogger was tasked with trying out the fare at Bonfire, a plethora of classic American staples situated on the first floor of the Barbican centre. With a well stocked bar, and a wonderful terrace overlooking the harsh beauty of the Barbican estate, I was looking forward to sampling the delights on offer. Read more…