My food highlights of 2014

My food highlights of 2014

As someone who writes a lot about food, it only seems right that I do an end of year piece on my top foodie (…
Grub Club hosts Bring Your Own Christmas

Grub Club hosts Bring Your Own Christmas

Not everyone has friends and family around them at Christmas. So when I heard about the ‘Bring Your Own Christmas’ event in London, it …
Theresa Roberts: The Lady behind Jamaica Patty Co, London

Theresa Roberts: The Lady behind Jamaica Patty Co, London

Caribbean food is in its prime right now in London’s dining scene. Authentic West Indian eateries have been in the outer boroughs of …
Thai-Malay cuisine at Champor Champor

Thai-Malay cuisine at Champor Champor

Walk past the Shard in London bridge, and take a right down Weston street and you’ll find the restaurant Champor-Champor. The last time …
Curing a cold at Pho, Soho

Curing a cold at Pho, Soho

Stuffy head, aches and pains and swollen glands. What do you eat when you’ve got a cold for the umpteenth time this season? …
Cocktails at Holborn Grind

Cocktails at Holborn Grind

The thirst for independent espresso bars who serve quality coffee by day and boozy coffee cocktails by night is on the rise in London. …
This is how London restaurants do Thanksgiving

This is how London restaurants do Thanksgiving

The fourth Thursday of November marks Thanksgiving – a time when people in the USA spend time with family, cook a giant turkey, eat pumpkin …
Sunday Roast at the Sun of Camberwell

Sunday Roast at the Sun of Camberwell

Succulent roast beef, a kick of horseradish sauce, a big crispy Yorkshire pudding and an array of vegetables and roast potatoes, all soaked in …
Celebrity Cruises #TasteofTravel Competition: My ultimate menu

Celebrity Cruises #TasteofTravel Competition: My ultimate menu

From the wafts of sizzling jerk chicken in Jamaica and the aromas of garlicky, buttery mussels on Sydney’s harbour front, to the sweet …
Birch: Is this the best coffee in New York?

Birch: Is this the best coffee in New York?

New Yorkers love coffee. They can’t live without it. So it comes as no surprise that they have some of the best coffee …
Restaurant Le Coupe-Chou, Paris

Restaurant Le Coupe-Chou, Paris

I knew Restaurant Le Coupe-Chou was going to be a memorable dining experience before we’d even set off for Paris. With just three …
Korean dining at Bibimbap

Korean dining at Bibimbap

I’m getting into this Korean dining thing. Yes, I am adventurous when it comes to food but I can be a creature of …
Cocktail spot: The Grand Union, Chancery Lane

Cocktail spot: The Grand Union, Chancery Lane

Key lime martini, jazzy juleps and jager shakes. It was going to be an exciting night. We had a date with All Star Lanes …
Celebrity Soups: Tideford Organics

Celebrity Soups: Tideford Organics

I’ve been eating a lot of soup recently. Why? Because I was lucky enough to attend the launch of Tideford Organics’ new celebrity …
Eat: Where to eat eggs in London

Eat: Where to eat eggs in London

Poached, scrambled, sunny side up, in a cup with soldiers – eggs are just brilliant aren’t they? Personally I’m a poached fan and …
Coffee & Banh Mi, Shoreditch

Coffee & Banh Mi, Shoreditch

As I’m a ‘saaarf’ Londoner, I don’t spend much time in Shoreditch. But when I do, it’s so apparent that everything …
Coffee at Shoreditch Grind

Coffee at Shoreditch Grind

If you haven’t already been here, coffee lovers, here’s a little peak of the lovely coffee world of Shoreditch Grind. The ‘Grind’ …
Cocktails and cafes to visit during London Fashion Week

Cocktails and cafes to visit during London Fashion Week

As London Fashion Week gets underway, I thought it might be nice to inspire you with some stylish London bars and cafes where you …
South Korean dining at Kimchee, Holborn

South Korean dining at Kimchee, Holborn

There’s a bit of a Marmite reaction to the South Korean speciality, Kimchee. And personally, I lean towards the opinion that it’s …
Indochinese flavours at Banana Tree

Indochinese flavours at Banana Tree

My visit to Banana Tree in Clapham kickstarted a particularly indulgent week for me. After a night of delicious IndoChinese cuisine in Banana Tree, …