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Scrumptious Sarnies: The Best Sandwiches in Hackney

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

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Experiencing 1930s Taipei at XU

Location: West End, London, England Cuisine: Taiwanese   When I heard that the team behind BAO was opening a fancy-schmancy restaurant, I immediately knew I had to go when it opened. This was back in 2017 mind you, but the London food scene has…

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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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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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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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Going Retro and Italian at Osteria Wolf

Location: London, England Cuisine: British Seasonal   Since my trip to Rome and Naples last year, I’ve been constantly seeking real, fresh, authentic Italian food. I wondered whether somewhere besides Italy could achieve this. After searching far and wide in central London, I ran…

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Homemade Italian Pasta at Lina Stores

Location: London, England Cuisine: Italian   Since my trip to Rome and Naples last year, I’ve been constantly seeking real, fresh, authentic Italian food. I wondered whether somewhere besides Italy could achieve this. After a ton of research, I found out that one of…

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The Best Sugary Treats in London

In our current world, in the face of flying social media, it is sometimes hard to figure out what is actually good! Instagram is the perfect medium to depict pretty much anything as glorious. I think we’re so caught up in getting that perfect…

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Brunchin’ and Munchin’ at Half Cup

Location: London, England Cuisine: Brunch   Every city I’ve ever lived in has had a special passion for brunch. But, the key is not to get distracted by instagram bait and overpriced dishes which are nothing more than mediocre. However, Half Cup in Kings…

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Bar Douro: A Portuguese Gem in London

Location: London, England Cuisine: Portuguese   Despite how I look, how I sound, and where I live, I am indeed 50% Portuguese. My mother became an American citizen when she married my very much American dad. Previously, she lived with her family on the…