Reviews

TODAY: Insect Pop-up #Pestaurant by @Rentokil (53 Pics)

TODAY: Insect Pop-up #Pestaurant by @Rentokil (53 Pics)

  Pestaurant Pop-up by Rentokil One New Change, London, EC4M 9AP (map) Bug exterminators, Rentokil are holding a pop-up insect restaurant today at One New Change. If you’re never tried ‘Salt & Vinegar Crickets’, ‘Scorpion Lollipops’ or ‘Chocolate Dipped Ants’ here’s your chance. As part of their 85th year anniversary Rentokil are celebrating decades of […]

REVIEW: The Begging Bowl, Thai Restaurant, Peckham (29 Pics)

REVIEW: The Begging Bowl, Thai Restaurant, Peckham (29 Pics)

  The Begging Bowl 168 Bellenden Road, Peckham, SE15 4BW (map) There are VERY few restaurants which have impressed me so much that I returned the following day. The Begging Bowl in Peckham is one of the few. I’m not Thai, but anyone can tell you this isn’t “traditional” Thai cuisine. However, I’m more interested […]

FIRST LOOK: Whyte & Brown, Kingly Court (Off Carnaby Street) Soho (28 Pics)

  Whyte & Brown Kingly Court, London, W1B 5PW (map) If you like everything chicken related, this is the place for you. Whyte & Brown describe themselves as “a restaurant celebrating the delicious diversity of free-range Chicken and Eggs”. Proudly displaying their Free Range chicken credentials on their menu this looks very different from the […]

Shake Shack (Preview) – Covent Garden, London (20 Pics)

Shake Shack (Preview) – Covent Garden, London (20 Pics)

  Shake Shack 24 Market Building, The Piazza Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RD (map) American burger phenomenon ‘Shake Shack‘ opens their first store in Covent Garden this week. Here are some scenes from the preview held last night on Wed 03rd. Doors open to the public on Fri 05th July 2013. The London appetite for […]

PHOTO ALBUM: Ribstock 2013 (89 Pics)

PHOTO ALBUM: Ribstock 2013 (89 Pics)

  Ribstock 2013 (Sat 22nd Jun 2013) Merchant Yard, 317-319 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 4DL (map) Last year’s inaugural Ribstock by the ‘Tweat Up‘ crew was a huge success. This year it was back, bigger and better in every way. There were 10 competitors bidding to win £2,000 and the title of best ribs […]

REVIEW: Picture Restaurant, Fitzrovia (18 Pics)

REVIEW: Picture Restaurant, Fitzrovia (18 Pics)

  Picture Restaurant 110 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 6PQ (map) Picture Restaurant is a venture between three ex-Arbitus group employees. Ex-Head Chef of Arbutus, Alan Christie, ex-Head Chef of Wild Honey, Colin Kelly, and restaurant manager, Tom Slegg. Their new venue is nestled in Great Portland Street, the heart of Fitzrovia. Looking at […]

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Raw Duck, Hackney Central (First through the door)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Raw Duck, Hackney Central (First through the door)

  Raw Duck 5 Amhurst Road, London E8 1LL (map) Raw Duck is the little sibling of popular ‘Duck Soup‘ in Frith Street, Soho. However, unlike the Soho branch, this Hackney venue will be an all day cafe during the day which will morph into a wine bar in the evening. Clare Lattin and Rory […]

REVIEW: HKK (Hakkasan Kitchen) 8 Course Lunch Menu (28 Pics)

  HKK (Hakkasan Kitchen) Broadgate West II, Worship Street, London EC2A 2DQ “Bespoke Cantonese fine dining from the Hakkasan Group” is the claim from HKK, the second Hakkasan venture to open in The City this year. Does it deliver? Most definitely! Hakkasan Group has been busy lately. Opening two venues in just over two months. […]

FEATURE: ‘Ginger Pig’ vs ‘Greggs’ – Sausage roll stand off!

FEATURE: ‘Ginger Pig’ vs ‘Greggs’ – Sausage roll stand off!

October 24, 2012 at 12:22PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/RKchfiiczZ/ Sausage Roll Wars – The Ginger Pig vs Greggs The Baker Since I posted the review of The Ginger Pig’s Sausage rolls I received several comments comparing The Ginger Pig‘s rolls to the rolls by Greggs The Baker. (e.g. “that’s the ANTI GREGG’s roll”. So… in the […]

PREVIEW: Bo London – “Ode to Britain” 12 Course Menu (33 Pictures)

PREVIEW: Bo London – “Ode to Britain” 12 Course Menu (33 Pictures)

Bo London 4 Mill Street, London, W1S 2AX This is the “Ode to Britain” 12 course menu from Bo London, which opened last week on Thu 06 Dec. This is the first foray outside Asia for “Demon Chef” Alvin Leung. In culinary circles, he is known for his signature ‘X-treme Chinese Cuisine’ which has earned […]