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  • Akelare-1
    3 Michelin Stars 0

    Akelaŕe, San Sebastián Spain

    Pedro Subijana was going to become a doctor but for reasons not known to the interwebs, he aborted his plans to study medicine and enrolled with the Madrid ...

    On January 8, 2016 / By
  • Lamorosa-10
    Italian 0


    And here we are in 2016. Are the January blues affecting you much or are you one of those capable of tackling every new year with renewed vitality? ...

    On January 5, 2016 / By
  • bonhams-1-2
    1 Michelin Star 0

    Bonhams Restaurant : The Best of 2015

    The best meals I ate in London this year are at this auctioneer’s little gem of a restaurant. You can tell how much I bloody loved it from ...

    On December 23, 2015 / By
  • bar nestor-1-2
    Spanish 2

    Bar Nestor, San Sebastian Spain

    A sense of achievement washed over me when I successfully placed my ‘pre-order’ for a slice of Nestor’s famous tortilla. They only make two of these omelettes everyday, ...

    On December 22, 2015 / By
  • Brasserie-Chavot-1
    1 Michelin Star 0

    Brasserie Chavot

    [UPDATE : Immediately after uploading this, Ed told me this is closing down on 31st December. So visit before then!] I love the bombastic opulence about this restaurant. ...

    On December 15, 2015 / By
  • L1001116
    Modern Euro 0


    I was reading this old interview of Tom Oldroyd where he mentioned about how he’d model his own restaurant after Bocca di Lupo, the same place he stinted ...

    On December 9, 2015 / By
  • L1000992
    British 0

    The Perfectionists’ Café

    I do like Terminal 2, it’s all shiny and expansive and Heston’s latest addition, gives me all the incentive to hunt for flights out from this terminal. I ...

    On November 18, 2015 / By
  • Noble Rot-1
    Wine Bars 4

    Noble Rot Wine Bar & Restaurant

    This is utterly surreal for me. I’ve been buying wine from Robersons (same guys behind London Cru) for years now and it was there that I ‘discovered’ Noble ...

    On November 15, 2015 / By
  • Shotgun-2
    American 2

    Shotgun BBQ

    I love Brad McDonald’s cooking. Gifted with a fantastic palate and exceptional cooking skills, he puts so much effort into apparently simple things and turns them into utterly ...

    On November 9, 2015 / By
  • L1000134
    Korean 0

    Jin Go Gae

    After a long refurb (here’s our kitchen & wegner dining chairs), we finally moved into our new house earlier this year. I live very close to New Malden, ...

    On November 5, 2015 / By
  • L1001002
    American 1

    Smack Lobster Roll

    I loved the original Smack deli in Binney Street because it was just a convenient place to eat cheap lobster. I love B&L too, but this is just ...

    On November 2, 2015 / By
  • L1000195
    lists 0

    My Favourites, Fall 2015

    The last time I updated this page was way back in April 2012 – feels like a lifetime ago. The London restaurant scene continues to undergo rapid transformation, ...

    On October 30, 2015 / By
  • Sabi-W-1
    Japanese 2

    Sabi Omakase, Stavanger Norway

    DISCLAIMER: I was Sabi’s guest for this meal. I’ve frequented Stavanger for the last 6 years and have been amazed with the ever improving quality of restaurants here. ...

    On October 28, 2015 / By
  • IMG_0481
    1 Michelin Star 2

    Bonhams Restaurant

    I assume you’ve read Jay’s love letter, in which he described his glorious meal at this restaurant. A Michelin star soon followed, as Bonhams has been included for ...

    On October 22, 2015 / By
  • L1000720
    Spanish 2


    The makers of Donostia (the restaurant) – a major cog that has transfromed this nether-region of W1 into a minor gastronomic powerhouse – opens their second restaurant in ...

    On October 13, 2015 / By
  • L1000363
    British 2

    Medlar 2015

    Time to celebrate another year gone by, as it continues to make a map of my graying, grizzling, wrinkling face. I have two favourite restaurants in London that ...

    On October 6, 2015 / By
  • L1000189
    Portuguese 2

    Taberna do Mercardo

    What can I tell you about Nuno Mendes that you don’t already know? He has come a long way since his Bacchus days and his restaurants are an ...

    On July 31, 2015 / By
  • L1009648
    American 0

    Dip & Flip

    I very recently moved to South West London and have suddenly discovered the Bossam oasis that is New Malden. Dip & Flip has also recently moved into the ...

    On July 23, 2015 / By