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Hoppers: Sri Lankan Street Food in London

Location: London, England (3 locations) Cuisine: Sri Lankan / South Indian   This review is 99% referring to the Hoppers location in Soho, but I’m now also been to the King’s Cross location and I’ll discuss that experience a bit further down. Now, onto…

Cuisine London

BRAT: Taking on Basque Smoke & Fire

Location: London, England Cuisine: Basque / British   I’ve been wanting to go to BRAT ever since moving to Northeast London. I mean, it’s not a hidden gem since BRAT has had a Michelin star since October 2018. The cuisine is heavily influenced by…

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Cuisine London

Scrumptious Sarnies: The Best Sandwiches in Hackney

When Covid-19 restrictions slowly started lifting last summer, Victor and I made a habit of getting a sandwich every Friday lunchtime. It became a lovely ritual, whereby we got to explore our neighbourhood and support local businesses. And I mean, who doesn’t love a…

Cuisine London

Experiencing 1930s Taipei at XU

UPDATE: Unfortunately XU closed in November 2021. They do not plan to re-open however, the same spot is now home to a joint venture JKS restaurant: Speedboat Bar. But for now, I’ll leave this review here, for nostalgia’s sake. Location: West End, London, England…

Barcelona Cuisine

A Piece of Galician Cuisine at Casa de Tapas Cañota

Location: Barcelona, Spain Cuisine: Spanish and Galician   Finding good restaurants in Barcelona is difficult… not because there isn’t good food of course! But because you can only really rely on personal recommendations. This is why very old-fashioned restaurants tend to be the best…

Cuisine London

Homage to East & North London’s Bakeries

O bakery divine, how sweet thou art. Truly, the magical pastries that emerge from bakeries’ ovens are simply incredible and I am forever in awe of what we humans can indeed create! As a child, I dreamed of living in a cottage by the…

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Cuisine London

KILN: A Tiny Thai Grill with Big Flavour

Location: London, England Cuisine: Thai   It’s about time I wrote about a Thai restaurant in London! I adore Thai cuisine — in fact, I have since I was a 12 year old middle schooler living in Bangkok. For me, Thai food will always…

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Cuisine London

Esters: London’s Experimental and Modern Brunch Spot

Location: Stoke Newington, Hackney, London, England Cuisine: Modern British   I’ve spoken before how I’m not a big fan of Italian food, but then discovered some amazing restaurants in Italy and London that changed my mind. I’m now a big fan, I promise! I…

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Trying out Indian Street Food at Mowgli

Location: England, United Kingdom (9 locations) Cuisine: Indian   The first thing I do when planning a trip is ask myself this question: what am I going to eat?! The restaurants and dishes I try tend to be at the very heart of my…