Harakan-S

harakan-s-interior   Hong Kong is home to Japanese restaurants galore; there’s yakitori, robatayaki, sushi, ramen, teppanyaki…you name it. What many of these restaurants fail to master, however, is a comprehensive menu that is suitable for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike; a menuRead more

Dishoom, London

dishoom_1776416c   In English films, when a punch is landed, the sound effect is said to be ‘kapow!’ In Bollywood films, the same act is accompanied by the onomatopoeic word ‘dishoom!’ As soon as I knew that this was how DishoomRead more

Da Mario, London

photo-117   After a culture-filled day out in London, we were eager to find somewhere to eat near the Threesixty Theatre in South Ken. Having never been, I was told I must try Da Mario on Gloucester Road. The minute weRead more

Chicha

img_3951 Peruvian food is considered to be one of the world’s best cuisines. When I was 11 years old, I had the fortune of living in Lima for a year. Even though this was during The Fussy Days, I still adoredRead more

Blue Butcher

screen-shot-2012-07-03-at-23-07-27 Blue Butcher is probably the most talked about restaurant in town right now. Ever since I heard about it opening its discreet doors between Press Room and Classified on Hollywood Road, I have been desperate to get there. However, theRead more

Nico’s Spuntino Bar and Restaurant

exterior-shot-of-nico-2   In case there aren’t already enough Italian restaurants on Elgin Street, Staunton’s Group has just opened up another, taking over the huge space left empty by Fat Angelo’s. However, Nico’s isn’t just another generic Italian restaurant; it’s a spuntino barRead more

IR1968

img_3891 My favourite kind of places are the ones that take you completely by surprise. The kind where you arrive with no expectations whatsoever, yet you are immediately wowed by the ambience, the service and, most importantly, the food. This canRead more