Monthly Archives: December 2010

My Favourite Restaurants of 2010

Ah – end of the year! Time to reflect, yes? I’m so very lucky to have had some amazing meals this year, both in London and abroad, and I think it’s about time they get the credit they deserve.  So … Continue reading

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Phoenix Palace – Baker Street

I’ve read quite a few posts on ‘the best dim sum in London’ as of late, mostly from Mr Noodles, who is a far better judge of Cantonese quality than I could ever be. So when I read his review … Continue reading

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Viajante – Bethnal Green

Restaurants like Viajante don’t come around everyday. Meaning ‘traveller’ in Portuguese (and pronounced Vee-ya-jahn-tay, not Vee-ya-han-tay as I originally thought), chef Nuno Mendes’ latest restaurant is an absolute dream. If you read any London food blogs, you’ve probably already heard … Continue reading


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Benito’s Hat – Covent Garden

I have a love/hate relationship with Benito’s Hat. I love their marketing and their vibe, I hate their salsa. I love their staff (now – didn’t have a great experience the first time), I hate their guacamole. I love their … Continue reading

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More Than a Meal

An off topic post, but one that I think is really important… Christmas  is a really stressful time for most people. Work is busy and every night seems to be a different event. Top that with trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Launceston Place – Gloucester Road

It’s embarrassing to have gone to a restaurant like Launceston Place and think you’ve lost your photographic evidence. I dined here in August with the boy as we said goodbye to one of my best friends who was moving to … Continue reading


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