Monthly Archives: October 2009

Tajima-Tei – Chancery Lane

When I lived back in the States, I used to have sushi all the time. I still love it, but I find to get proper sushi in London, you usually end up paying an arm and a leg. If I’m … Continue reading


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Asia de Cuba – St. Martin’s Lane

I had my first taste of Asia de Cuba, the most well-known (only?) tropical-Asian fusion restaurant in London and New York, at Taste of London, and I’ve been dreaming of it ever since. After one failed attempt at lunch in … Continue reading

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Polpo – Soho

This tiny Venetian tapas restaurant in the middle of Soho has really made quite a splash since it opened earlier this month. Harnessing the power of social media, Polpo‘s owners have managed to drill down into the heart of the … Continue reading


Filed under Italian, Restaurants, Review, Tapas

om nom London salad

Finally went to get my salad! w00t!

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YuForia – Covent Garden Stand

No one actually wants to eat frozen yoghurt. I mean, the whole point of frozen yoghurt is that it’s supposed to trick your mind into thinking you’re eating ice cream when you’re in fact eating something slightly healthier. The Americans … Continue reading


Filed under Dessert, Healthy

Stef’s – Oxford Street

Stef’s is located pretty much on the cusp of the first circle of Hell (just north of Oxford Street across from the Plaza Shopping Centre and next door to a Nando’s), but that won’t stop me from going there again. … Continue reading

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Wahaca – Westfield

Most Americans in London feel they are on personal quest to find good Mexican in the UK. Get a bunch of us in a room together and we’ll inevitably start talking about the burritos here or the enchiladas there – … Continue reading


Filed under Cheap Eats, Mexican

om nom London salad now on sale at Chop’d

Quick announcement: A bit earlier than expected, but my salad is now on sale as a special at all Chop’d locations in London. It’s only around for a couple weeks, so please please go try it out while you still … Continue reading

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Filed under Healthy, London Foodie Events

Recipe: Tomato and Gordon’s Gin Soup

I’ve never been much of a fan of gin, I’ll admit. So when the lovely people of Gordon’s asked if I wanted to participate in their latest blogger outreach campaign*, my first instinct was to say that it wasn’t for … Continue reading


Filed under Booze, Recipes

Chop’d at Selfridges

Being a member of Qype definitely has its benefits.  You get really honest restaurant reviews, a huge directory of things to do in London and the oppportunity to go to some really fanatstic foodie events. Like this past Tuesday. I … Continue reading


Filed under Cheap Eats, Cooking Class, Healthy, London Foodie Events, Recipes