Category Archives: Cheap Eats

Wagamama – Westfield (an ode to Pork Dumpling Soup)

Food bloggers don’t normally write about chain restaurants unless there’s a *slightly* more sinister reason behind it (like Chris of Cheese & Biscuits’ amazingly hilarious encounter at the Aberdeen Steak House. Best post ever). Most chain restaurants are either horrible, … Continue reading

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om nom nom’ing in Iceland: Cheap eats in Reykjavik

Two things about Iceland that you need to know before you read this post: It’s awesome I’ve always always always wanted to go, so regardless, I’m probably going to be a bit biased But seriously, what an amazing, bizarrely wonderful … Continue reading

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Filed under American, Burgers, Cheap Eats, om nom'ing abroad, Seafood

#MEATEASY – New Cross Gate

For those not living in London, let me tell you a little story… Once there was a man who had a van that he parked outside the pubs of South London to sell burgers. But these weren’t just any burgers, … Continue reading

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La Menara – Fitzrovia

A few weeks ago, my friend Mihnea was in London from Bucharest for a day, so I suggested we get a lunch around my office. Having all but checked off every quick lunch spot on Charlotte Street, I set my … Continue reading

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Koba – Fitzrovia

I love Korean food, and about a month or two ago, I realised it had been way way way too long since I had any. In fact, going over the back catalogue of restaurants in my head, I couldn’t actually … Continue reading

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Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin and Prosciutto

One of the things I loved at Polpo in Soho was the Roasted Pumpkin dish.  So much so, that I decided to try and make it at home. I hesitate to call this a recipe because it was so easy, … Continue reading

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Tsuru – Southwark

London has a lot of sushi takeaway places. There’s Istu, Samarai, Wasabi and probably a few I’m missing. They’re all just ok (Itsu is my preferred), and as I’ve mentioned before, hit the spot for a quick lunch if you … Continue reading

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om nom London salad

Finally went to get my salad! w00t!

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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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Filed under Cheap Eats, Italian, Restaurants, Review

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

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