Tag Archive | Restaurant

FIRST LOOK: @DirtyBonesLDN Cuisine from South of the Mason-Dixon Line,  with a Kensington twist (30 Pics)

FIRST LOOK: @DirtyBonesLDN Cuisine from South of the Mason-Dixon Line, with a Kensington twist (30 Pics)

  Dirty Bones appears to be yet another ‘Deep South’ American venue which has sprung up in London. However, unlike many of its brethren, this one isn’t located in deepest darkest ‘Hipster-ville’. Instead, it occupies a discrete little spot in amongst the estate agents and boutiques of Kensington. So can ‘Dirty Bones’ bring a love […]

FIRST LOOK: @BarnyardLondon, Charlotte Street… from the @DabbousLondon team (27 Pics)

FIRST LOOK: @BarnyardLondon, Charlotte Street… from the @DabbousLondon team (27 Pics)

  Barnyard London is the second restaurant by Ollie Dabbous. This venue is very different and a lot more informal than his first restaurant, the Michelin Star holding Dabbous. So what can you expect from this new venue, just a few minutes walk away from his first? I attended on their first pubic day to […]

REVIEW: @The_Pig_Hotel… the “Restaurant with rooms” in the New Forest (72 Pics)

REVIEW: @The_Pig_Hotel… the “Restaurant with rooms” in the New Forest (72 Pics)

  A country restaurant with a hotel attached? More importantly is it worth a train journey from Waterloo to the New Forest for lunch or a quick getaway weekend for Londoners? In a rare venture into the countryside, I visited The Pig Restaurant and Hotel in Brockenhurt. The Pig Restaurant is located in Brockenhurst, the […]

REVIEW: Sushi Making Class at @Sumosan_London (41 Pics)

REVIEW: Sushi Making Class at @Sumosan_London (41 Pics)

  Sushi restaurants have suddenly become keen to let their customers have a ‘hands on’ experience with their future meal. So is it as easy at it looks? After all, slicing up fish and rolling them around rice can’t be that difficult? I attended a class to find out. This year, restaurants of all types […]

FIRST LOOK REVIEW: @OneCanadaSquare Restaurant by @ETMGroup (13 Pics)

FIRST LOOK REVIEW: @OneCanadaSquare Restaurant by @ETMGroup (13 Pics)

  One Canada Square is a bar restaurant in the lobby of the One Canada Square building, colloquially known as ‘Canary Wharf Tower’. It is part of the ETM Group which is best known for venues such as The Botanist and The Cadogan Arms in Chelsea which both serve great food and drink. Will their […]

EVENT REVIEW: Food Photography Masterclass, @DavidGriffen at @Lima_London

EVENT REVIEW: Food Photography Masterclass, @DavidGriffen at @Lima_London

  Lima 31 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JH (map) Peruvian restaurant Lima teamed up with food photographer David Griffen to organise a photography masterclass. I went along to pick up a few food snapping tricks and tips. Food photography is an interesting discipline. In the 90’s I watched a documentary about photographers in sterile […]

FIRST LOOK: Grillshack, Soho (27 Pics) @GrillShackUK

FIRST LOOK: Grillshack, Soho (27 Pics) @GrillShackUK

  GrillShack 61-63 Beak Street, London W1F 9SL (map) Grillshack is a new US style diner which comes to Soho with a technological twist. In addition to ordering at a till, Londoners can now order at a touch screen or even from their seat via an app on their tablet or phone. VENUE Grillshack occupies […]

REVIEW: @FleshAndBuns “Party Flesh XXL” (45 Pics)

REVIEW: @FleshAndBuns “Party Flesh XXL” (45 Pics)

  Flesh & Buns 41 Earlham St, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LX (map) My first Flesh & Buns visit was a solo affair. However Head Chef and owner, Ross Shonhan, tells me that Flesh & Buns is designed to be an ‘Izakaya’, best experienced with a big group of friends tearing meat from a communal […]

FIRST LOOK: Flesh & Buns, a new Japanese ‘Izakaya’ Bar/Restaurant (49 pics)

FIRST LOOK: Flesh & Buns, a new Japanese ‘Izakaya’ Bar/Restaurant (49 pics)

  Flesh & Buns 41 Earlham St, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LX (map) Flesh & Buns is a new venue by the Bone Daddies Group. Surprisingly this new and much larger sibling to Bone Daddies Ramen Bar in Soho does not sell ramen. Instead it focuses on small bites and larger sharing plates of meat […]

PREVIEW: Tommi’s Burger Joint  has re-opened (38 Pics)

PREVIEW: Tommi’s Burger Joint has re-opened (38 Pics)

  Tommi’s Burger Joint 30 Thayer Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 2PQ (map) Tommi’s Burger Joint is back! This time in a bright, 30 seater venue on Marylebone High Street. If you’re tired of all the hype surrounding the recent launch of huge American burger chains in Covent Garden, it’s well worth checking this smaller Icelandic […]