Posts By: Jessica Miles

Supreme means Heinz: Beck at Brown’s

Dressed crab - Beck at Brown's

The dining room
Heinz Beck’s new restaurant, Beck at Brown’s, has been highly anticipated. Each person I spoke to before my visit had a different Beck story; one said that ‘dinner at Apsley’s was the best dining experience’ they had ever had, and another raved about his Portuguese venture: Gusto by Heinz Beck. I too had my own story. Read more…

London Restaurant Festival review: Eneko at One Aldwych

Salted caramel mousse - Eneko at One Aldwych

Eneko at One Aldwych – dining room
Eneko Atxa is world renowned for his three Michelin-starred Azurmendi Restaurant, a hillside restaurant in Larrabetzu with floor-to-ceiling windows looking onto the beautiful Basque landscape below. But his second venture, the eponymous restaurant at One Aldwych, is literally and figuratively hundreds of miles from the famed sun-drenched spot in Spain. Read more…

Not One To Forget: BBQ steaks & More at Orange Elephant

Orange Elephant dining room

Big Green Eggs in the kitchen
For a few years now I’ve been dreaming about the day I could get my hands on a Big (or small) Green Egg, the now ubiquitous ceramic Kamado-style grill that you’ve probably spotted on episodes of Great British Menu or at your local gastropub. These smoker-cum-barbecues are things of joy that can imbue food with the magical smoky taste of a summer barbecue. Read more…

Review: Ethos, Fitzrovia

Vegetarian selection plate - Ethos

In the last decade the UK has seen a massive shift in eating habits: from the 350% rise in veganism, to the growing ubiquity of gluten-free and lactose-free products in restaurants and supermarkets. Speciality diets and meat-free eating are now in the mainstream and consequently are no longer being ignored by the restaurant industry. Read more…

inamo Covent Garden: Pan-Asian Food That Will Leave You Wonton More

inamo Covent Garden dining room
inamo has been on the scene for a few years and is well-known for being technologically innovative with its interactive dining rooms. So it was with real anticipation and excitement that we battled through Storm Katie to reach the new inamo venue behind the Royal Opera House in a quiet backstreet of Covent Garden. Read more…

Feeling peckish? Ma’ Plucker Hatches Unusual Afternoon Tea

Ma Plucker - afternoon tea

Brand new restaurant Ma’Plucker promises its own offbeat chicken-inspired take on the traditional afternoon tea. Fittingly nestled on Beak Street in the heart of Soho, this small and quirky venue still feels light and airy as it’s decked out in natural wood and bright retro wallpaper with small ice cream-coloured tables reaching to the back of the narrow dining room. Read more…