Hawksmoor, Air Street, London

hawksmoor air street london There are times in life when all you need is a very simple yet perfectly cooked steak. When I asked in my newsletter if anyone had any good London restaurant recommendations, one kind reader (who incidentally also has a veryRead more

Chotto Matte, London

chotto-matte-london-sushi Two of the tastiest and most popular cuisines around the world have got to be Japanese and, most recently, Peruvian. Merge these together and you have Nikkei cuisine, which is being served at funky London restaurant Chotto Matte on Soho’sRead more

Duck & Waffle, London

duck and waffle london A week or two after trying SUSHISAMBA on a stormy day, we thought we’d revisit Heron Tower, this time trying Duck & Waffle, and see if our view was any better. Obviously it was another stormy day in London (surprise,Read more

SUSHISAMBA, London

sushisamba london These days, most people will avoid using the word ‘fusion’ entirely, given that it usually results in a few grimaces and raised eyebrows. SUSHISAMBA therefore does not describe itself as a fusion restaurant, but rather a ‘unique blend of Japanese,Read more

Burger & Lobster, Soho, London

burger and lobster Without a doubt one of the most hyped up restaurants in London, to the point of even exciting the little foodies way over here in the East, is Burger & Lobster. I have been desperate to go since the firstRead more

La Bodega Negra, London

la bodega negra london These days, it is not unusual to find decent food in the strangest of places. Did you ever imagine you could find good food in a sex shop? No? Neither did I, until I went to La Bodega Negra on a recentRead more

Tramshed, London

tramshed london Cows and chickens have played a large part in my life recently, starting with Jason Black’s wonderful cookbook COW PIG CHICKEN. Needless to say, when, on a recent jaunt back to London, I heard about Tramshed, a restaurant specialising inRead more

The Shed, London

the shed restaurant london One of the things I miss most about England is the countryside; farms and open expanses of greenery are not often seen in Hong Kong, at least where I live. Even though newly opened London resto The Shed is in NottingRead more

The Thinkers Balcony, London

the thinkers balcony secret supper club london Do we ever really think about what it is we are eating and why we are eating that particular thing? Of course we think about how much we enjoy that food (hopefully), but most of the time, eating is neverRead 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