Taiwanese Tapas at XU London

  If you haven’t been to XU yet, it’s a bao time. When I heard that the owners of Bao London were opening a Taiwanese restaurant, I didn’t doubt for one second that it was going to be amazing. Still, I had to see for myself. Located…

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Restaurant Review: The Barbary, Covent Garden

  Have you heard of the Barbary? I ask my friends and they say no. That’s because most normal people with normal jobs don’t have the time to follow every new restaurant opening and decipher which ones are awesome – and which are obviously money…

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Point A Rooftop Bar and Restaurant in Athens

  Open for summer Open from May until October, Point A Bar and Restaurant is on the fifth floor of the beautiful boutique Herodion Hotel, a member of the Warwick Hotels and Resorts Collection. There are several rooftop bars and restaurants across Athens but there…

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StreetXO London, Experiment or Experience?

  StreetXO is the new sister restaurant to the Madrid outpost by three-Michelin-star Spanish Chef David Muñoz. It’s easy to see why his food gets so much attention. Red sauce splashed across the plate like a mafia massacre of blood and bone. Crunchy pigs ears…

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Awesome Ideas for Friday Nights in London

  It’s Friday! And if you’re a Londoner, chances are… you already have plans! Also likely, is that you made them over a week ago, whereas another percentage of you locked that baby in a month ago. What’s going on? I don’t need to tell…

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How to Choose Wine

  What I look for when choosing wine Gone are the days of “second up from the top” or bottom of the menu, depending on your budget. While there remains a lot of mysticism about wine – and rightfully so, it takes opening one to…

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Avartana: The Best Restaurant in Chennai?

  The Newest Restaurant inside the ITC Grand Chola I had the privilege of being one of the first to try Avartana in its first week of opening. The concept is South Indian fine dining served European style, taking inspiration from the cooking and presentation…

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Sunday Lunch at Herodion Hotel, Athens

y k Locally-sourced Contemporary Greek Food at the Herodion Hotel The Herodion Hotel sits right at the foot of the Acropolis. It has two award-winning restaurants run by the same kitchen: the popular summer rooftop bar and restaurant Point A and the ground-floor restaurant Atrium,…

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Yakiniku Cuisine in Kolonaki Athens

Red Door is the first yakiniku ‘grilled meat’ bar restaurant in Athens. Dine in just your socks, no shoes allowed. Draw the curtain shut for privacy or leave it open and watch as the bar fills up and transforms into a club.

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So what does Banksy’s Girl with a Balloon taste like?

While looking at Banksy’s latest artwork or a Rothko painting, did you ever think to yourself and wonder what it must taste like? The Rosewood’s Executive Pastry Chef Mark Perkins had just this thought, as he carefully selected five modern artists and their works to represent his afternoon tea desserts.

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A Carousel of Creativity on Baker Street

The concept behind Carousel is that no two days are ever the same. They describe their venue as ‘a revolving creative hub’, where you can experience anything from fine dining to life drawing, terrarium making or spoon carving, film screenings, music, comedy, and much more.

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Truffles 101: Top Ten Facts You Should Know

  What the truffle? What do you know about truffles? Most people don’t know much at all. For example, did you know that dogs are used instead of pigs in truffle hunting because it is much safer? Oh yes, it is far easier to remove…

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How to Roast Chicken Like a Genius

  The Simplest Roast Chicken Roasting a chicken could not be more straightforward. Whether you follow the packet instructions or how your mother taught you, it will go something like this: preheat the oven, marinate the bird, roast for said time, rest and carve. Or so I…

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Bob Bob Ricard: Press for Champagne

Slide into your booth at Bob Bob Ricard, a Soho restaurant serving English and Russian classics, and you may think you’re there for some fancy food. Think again. You’re in for a good time. Bob Bob Ricard is a sure thing, any night of the week. Press for champagne, sit back and enjoy.

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Athens: Balthazar Restaurant and Bar

Balthazar is among my top picks for dinner and drinks in Athens, serving modern Mediterranean cuisine with a Japanese twist inside a beautiful mansion house since 1973. The house opens year-round, with a stunning garden open during the summer.

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Restaurant Review of Bao Soho, London

  How to Queue for Bao Soho If you want to avoid looking like a total idiot, look again up and down the street outside Bao before you enter. It’s a common mistake once you turn onto Lexington Street Soho, to only look at the…

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Recipe: Asian Seared Tuna with Sesame Noodles

  Beautifully seared tuna on a bed of noodles, ready in just 10 minutes! Tuna steaks are absolute rockstars seared in a pan with heavy doses of sesame seeds. Serve over fine egg noodles slathered in oyster and spring onion sauce and combine with baby pak choi…

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Recipe: Smoked Mackerel

  High Protein Mackerel Meals Smoked mackerel is one of my go-to ingredients for a healthy, quick and easy lunch or dinner. It’s ready to eat straight out of the packet – taking no time at all to prepare – and satisfies my savoury tooth…

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London: Top Five Burgers

  Patty. Bun. Cheese. London is one of the best cities for chowing down on filthy delicious burgers, with no shortage of burgerias to be found within the M25. I bring you my ultimate top 5, and crown Bleecker Street Burgers the winner. Long gone…

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Cafe de Klos: World Famous Spare Ribs in Amsterdam

Cafe de Klos is a world-famous restaurant and bar that dishes up the best grilled ribs in Amsterdam. Centrally located just off Leidsestraat in a small brown bar that’s definitely worth waiting for.

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Why Barbados is the Perfect Winter Escape

  December is the best time to go Early December is my favourite time to escape the British winter when prices are at their lowest and the weather is at its best. Although December through April is the driest time to visit the island, with…

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