Category Archives: Italian

Rossopomodoro – Notting Hill

Do you want to hear the saddest thing ever? Up until a couple weeks ago, my flatmate wouldn’t eat cheese. In fact, he hadn’t tried it since he was a kid. Just went off the idea of it all. ‘It’s … Continue reading

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Trattoria Lucca – Camden

I’ll be honest, my meal here wasn’t fantastic, but I still really loved it. Why? The place is freakin’ adorable. Just a short walk away from Camden tube, and you feel like you’ve stepped back in time and travelled a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Homemade Lemon and Goat’s Cheese Ravioli

A few months ago, I saw a recipe in Stylist I knew I just had to try out: Lemon and Goat’s Cheese Ravioli.  Having had an unused pasta machine in my flat for the past year, I had had enough … Continue reading

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Red Pepper – Maida Vale

Red Pepper is a place I walk by pretty much every day. Situated approximately 5 minutes walk from my flat in Maida Vale, it’s astonishing that I hadn’t eaten there until a couple of weeks ago when my dad was … Continue reading

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Vineria – St Johns Wood

Despite it technically being a very manageable walking distance from my flat, I’ve never eaten in St Johns Wood before. There’s something about crossing the border into NW8 that doesn’t sit right with me. Maida Vale is nice and all, … Continue reading


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Med Kitchen – Cambridge Circus

Normally I wouldn’t find myself anywhere near one of these restaurants. So how did I end up here? Friday night last minute + Top Table reservation gone awry + going to Avenue Q down the street + no other choice … 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


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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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Amaretto – Fitzrovia

We all had a very tough week at work. Lots of pitches meant long hours in the office, so once our presentation document was finished, our boss treated us to lunch at Amaretto, a cozy little Italian restaurant off Tottenham … Continue reading


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Bertorelli – Fitzrovia

Dear Bertorelli, Awww, according to Urban Spoon down below, no one seems to like you. That’s really unfortunate because the two meals I’ve had at your Charlotte Street location have been very yummy indeed. This first time I went with … Continue reading

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