Best Pasta in London: Padella or Pastaio?

Handmade fresh pasta is one of the major food trends sweeping London. Over the past few years, Padella and Pastaio have become two of the biggest names in London’s pasta scene, but which is better?

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Best Places to Eat and Drink in Soho London

From any cuisine to any budget, and from coffee and brunch to dinner and drinks, these are the very best places to eat and drink in Soho London right now.

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The 12 Most Romantic London Restaurants

If you think this post is well-timed ahead of Valentine’s Day, think again. The odds are that at least 90% of the restaurants mentioned here are already fully booked! However, the good news is that dinner dates don’t only happen once a year…

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Most Unique London Restaurants You Must Try

With over 25,000 restaurants in the city of London, good food isn’t always enough to stand out from the crowd. For a meal like no other, here’s a list of London’s most unusual and wonderfully unique restaurants you must try.

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How To Get a Table at Sushi Tetsu, London

Ex-Nobu chef Toru Takahashi’s Sushi Tetsu is considered the hardest restaurant to book in the UK. Read to find out how I booked 4 of their 7 coveted seats and what we thought of the experience.

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Kiku: The Best Traditional Japanese Sushi in London?

London has every type of sushi you can think of. But where can one find the best traditional Japanese sushi? Something of an acquired taste for the typical western palate, I was not prepared for the difference when I first sat down at a real Japanese sushi counter in Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market…

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An Introduction to Sake at Yashin Brewer’s Club

For the average non-Japanese, ordering sake involves just one simple question: hot or cold? Sake is one of my favourite alcoholic drinks, and has been for several years now, so why do I know so little about it? After my recent visit to Yashin Ocean House to review their incredible new menu, I was invited to come and join their Sake Brewer’s Club to see if I could find some answers to my question. 

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The Scoop on the UK Blog Awards 2018

Last Friday I attended the UK Blog Awards 2018 at the Marriott Grosvenor Square as a Lifestyle Finalist. The event was an incredible opportunity to meet like-minded bloggers and industry peers, and celebrate our achievements with lots of prosecco! Wearing a stunning maxi dress by Forever New and hair by Blow Ltd, here are some photos of my red carpet look and thoughts on the event.

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A Millennial Goes to the Opera

Opera houses are struggling to attract millennials through their doors. But why? Many millennials still believe three myths to be true about the opera: that it is boring, old-fashioned and expensive. While it’s true that some operas can be all of those things, it can also be thrilling, modern and cheap!

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Yashin Ocean House: Sushi Without Soy?

Yashin Ocean House – famous for their no soy concept – introduced a new menu at the start of 2018. Key changes include new meat dishes, the introduction of a California roll, and unusual flavour combinations, even by their standards. Despite the quirks and contradictions, combining traditional Japanese methods with more European ingredients, Yashin stand out as one of the best Japanese sushi restaurants in London.

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Top 10 London Restaurants for Foodies

The pace of exciting new restaurant openings in London is faster than I can follow. Especially since I started blogging, it’s as if I’ve grown a finely-tuned radar that detects them. It’s basically my superpower. So it’s no surprise that my London Restaurant Top 10 is constantly changing. In this post, I share my top 10 of places I’ve been as well as those that are still on my wish list.

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Dans Le Noir: What it’s Really Like to Eat in the …

The concept is intriguing. A restaurant where you can’t see a thing, neither the people you’re dining with nor the food you’re eating. Unfortunately, the experience is missing more than just light.

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Where to Eat Portuguese Food in London

Last week I was invited to the launch of a new Portuguese restaurant called Caco & Co. The invitation got me thinking about Portuguese restaurants in London, where are they and which is the best? To answer the question, I took my Portuguese bestie and my father with me to try out three of London’s most talked about Portuguese restaurants. Here’s what I found…

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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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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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How I Became a Barry’s Bootcamp Hell Week Survivor

  This blog post is for anyone thinking about joining Barry’s Bootcamp classes, Hell Week, or simply interested in how I got on! If you already know what it is, feel free to skip through the beginning part straight to why I signed up and…

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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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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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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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