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Paradise Dynasty “8 flavours Xiao Long Bao” – my last Singapore meal

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in reviews | 2 comments

After over six months in Singapore, and after having travelled to many other countries in South East Asia stuffing my face with delicious...

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Tonkotsu East review (soft opening) – finally, ramen in Hackney!

Posted on Sep 29, 2013 in reviews | 4 comments

This review of Tonkotsu East will be very short – but having been on the quest for the best ramen in London for over a year now, I...

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Latium Restaurant, London – where good Italian food beats “cool” 3-0

Posted on Sep 22, 2013 in reviews | 0 comments

I have been in two minds about writing about Italian restaurant Latium for a long time – a time during which I have visited the place...

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Clockjack Oven – rotisserie chicken in Soho

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 in reviews | 2 comments

As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, London can be a treacherous sea to navigate in terms of dining options; whilst there is no doubt that...

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Burro e Salvia Pastificio – bringing fresh pasta to East London in style

Posted on Aug 2, 2013 in reviews | 2 comments

As you know, lately I have been spending lots of time in Italy where even finding a piece of ginger outside major cities can be...

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Hush Brasseries St.Paul – a (not so) quietly brilliant oasis in Officeland

Posted on Aug 1, 2013 in reviews | 0 comments

Our much loved London can be a fickle lover when it comes to dining options- this matron wears a leotard skin, especially for places of...

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Mayfields Restaurant, Wilton Way, Hackney – London

Posted on Jul 22, 2013 in reviews | 2 comments

Have you heard about Mayfields, in Hackney? No, they don’t do burgers and there is almost no meat on the menu. And not even...

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Eating in Paris – Taishoken ramen (+ bonus: a ramen glossary)

Posted on Jul 19, 2013 in reviews, travel | 2 comments

I recently spent a few days in Paris, under the pretext of going to a rock concert with my brother who lives in the Ville Lumiere and...

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Shoryu ramen opens second location in Soho – with largest sake list in Europe

Posted on Jul 16, 2013 in reviews | 0 comments

It is no secret that  I am a regular of Shoryu ramen. On my quest for the best ramen in London, I have been straying often from the...

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Baiwei London – a hundred (muted) flavours in Chinatown

Posted on Jul 6, 2013 in reviews | 0 comments

Where? At Baiwei, 2 Little Newport Street, in Chinatown, London. Baiwei opened a few months ago and was previously named – with dubious...

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