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Cây Tre Soho, 42-43 Dean Street, London W1 4PZ

After our cocktails at the Savoy‘s The American Bar (ooh get us!) we wandered along to Soho to try our first ever Vietnamese meal. The owner, Hieu Bui, 35 has four Vietnamese restaurants in London, the… Continue reading

Dishoom at the London Restaurant Festival 2011

Dishoom is taking part in the London Restaurant Festival for a second year running with four brilliant menus, we think they’re great value too. Being huge Dishoom fans we were eager to come along.… Continue reading

DrinkScan by YorkTest Laboratories

Well, to start with, this isn’t one of our usual blogs. Reason 1: We didn’t eat anything. Reason 2: We weren’t reviewing a bar and Reason 3: We were talking to doctors who had… Continue reading

Hieu Bui, Grilled!

Hieu Bui, 35, is the owner of four Vietnamese London restaurants, the last being the popular Cay Tre Soho which we visited last week, blog post to follow. He’s given us some fantastic… Continue reading

Meatballs at The Quality Chop House, 92-94 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3EA ** MEATBALLS IS NOW CLOSED**

Wow, this place is special. We have been looking forward to coming to Meatballs for weeks, it’s not been open long but long enough for us to lust after it. Inspired by a… Continue reading

Shaun Rankin, Grilled!

Yorkshire-born chef Shaun learned the trade at the Mayfair Hotel in London, he’s been living in one of my favourite places in the world for the past sixteen years – Jersey. I spent… Continue reading

Satsuma, 56 Wardour Street, London W1D 4JG ** SATSUMA IS NOW CLOSED**

Ah, Satsuma. This place has been going for years, I recall visiting once when I worked just around the corner donkeys years back.. I was excited to return to see for myself how… Continue reading

Giraffe Bar and Grill Soho, 11 Frith Street, London W1D 4RB ** GIRAFFE IS NOW CLOSED**

Giraffe’s all grown-up. This spin-off branch in Soho is hopefully the first of many more of the chain’s new adult-friendly restaurants. Known for being a family restaurant, step into any Giraffe and you’re… Continue reading

Kanteen at K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way London W14 0AX

Totally ravenous after our spa time (see previous post) we headed upstairs in the K West hotel to Kanteen. A small, dark and pretty much empty room greeted us. On a mezzanine floor… Continue reading

K Spa at the K West Hotel, Richmond Way, London W14 0AX

I had been longing to visit this spa for about a year, and last week we finally made it down there. I always thought Shepherd’s Bush was 8 million mikes away, hence never… Continue reading

Tim Anderson, Grilled!

Former bar manager at the Euston Tap, Tim, 26 was the youngest ever winner of Masterchef this year, John Torode said his cooking was the “best culinary explosion” the programme had ever seen.… Continue reading

Thai Square,166-170 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JB

… soon led to a very dated dining area! My dear friend and best-man Keith accompanied me on this restaurant outing, being a fellow Thai lover, and were long overdue a catch up.… Continue reading

Will Beckett, Grilled!

The Hawksmoor has been hailed by critics and bloggers alike as one of the greatest London restaurants. A quote on their website from Jay Rayner states ‘The best steak I have eaten in… Continue reading

Mark Sargeant, Grilled!

Mark is an award-winning chef and former head chef of Michelin starred Claridge’s in London. Now back in his native Kent, with his own much hyped restaurant Rocksalt and upmarket fish and chip… Continue reading

Battersea Pie Station, Lower Ground Floor, 28 The Market The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RE

‘A cup of tea and a slice of pie Aunt Sally?’ ******THE BLUEWATER STORE IS NOW CLOSED****** Ade’s son Oliver was feeling a bit down… So Ade decided to cheer him up with… Continue reading

Benja Bangkok Table, 17 Beak Street, London, W1F 9RW

Last Friday after a manic week at work and a severe lack of sleep, we visited the Benja Bangkok Table in Soho. I had been fantasising about having a Thai green curry all… Continue reading

James Perry, aka The Tattooed Cook, Grilled

James Perry from Milton Keynes reached the semi-finals of this year’s Masterchef and won our hearts, carpenter, writer, teacher, chef and father of two at just 25 years old. We have been following… Continue reading

The Drift, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY

The Drift is the latest opening by Drake & Morgan, owners of The Folly, The Anthologist, The Parlour, and their first venture – The Refinery which is right under our work’s building. We… Continue reading

NOPI, 21-22 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NE

NOPI has been on my list for ages, my lovely best man at my wedding, Keith took me there for a pre-wedding treat. NOPI It’s a fairly new Ottolenghi restaurant serving small plates,… Continue reading

Bellevue Tea, www.bellevue-tea.co.uk

It seems such a long time ago now, but one Sunday morning back in early May, we made our way to Earls Court for the Real Food Festival. We were there to see… Continue reading

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