Found my fave Aussie style smoothies at Essence Cuisine in Shoreditch

I’m so stoked to be back in London town, but one thing I’ve been dying to have is one of those yummy, fresh Sydney style smoothies I used to get on my way to Coogee beach back in Sydney. Enter Essence Cuisine, in Shoreditch’s Leonard Street, which has now become my go-to smoothie and raw, … More Found my fave Aussie style smoothies at Essence Cuisine in Shoreditch

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Back to London: first impressions

Want a life update you didn’t ask for? There you are. So I now I’m 100% back to London, having come initially for three days in August to look for flats. It’s my first time in The Big Smoke since over a year. And, having started as a London blogger, I’ve got an opinion about … More Back to London: first impressions

Chinese New Year dinner at HKK

I was born in the year of the Monkey, so what better way to celebrate this Chinese New Year than enjoying an eight-course meal in the City’s HKK? In between the City of London and Shoreditch, HKK is an incredibly classy Chinese restaurant with attentive staff and a striking setting. Whether you’re in for a meeting or … More Chinese New Year dinner at HKK

L’Anima, Italian like no other

It’s probably the best time ever to eat Italian in London: street eats like Cheeky Italian, Fundi Pizza, Franco Manca and Pizza Pilgrims have definitely raised the quality bar on Southern European goodness in the capital, and newly-opened Canto Corvino shows you can serve amazing Italian food for a good price. But there’s an Italian restaurant … More L’Anima, Italian like no other

Foodie alert: Sardos Delicatessen and The Beer Bakery

It seems impossible to spend a weekend in London without bingeing on carbs. Here are my latest weekend findings from Shoreditch. The Beer Bakery Tom and Henry Herbert the Fabulous Baker Brothers and AB InBev opened a pop-up Beer Bakery on Hackney Road. You only have a few hours left to try their carb and alcohol heavy goodness, so you better … More Foodie alert: Sardos Delicatessen and The Beer Bakery

Americana in Shoreditch: Red’s True Barbecue and Nola review

American nostalgia: I’ve been suffering from this condition ever since I set foot on European soil again. Here’s what you have to do if you’re looking for an American night in Shoreditch. Dinner at Red’s True Barbecue Enter this huge Great Eastern Street restaurant to feel like you’ve been thrown into a Nashville diner. Neon … More Americana in Shoreditch: Red’s True Barbecue and Nola review

A sneak peek at the Looking Glass Cocktail Club’s new menu

That The Looking Glass Cocktail Club is one of the best cocktail parlours in London is beyond any doubts, but did you know that they’re launching an even more exciting new menu – and a cocktail book? I spoke to their bar manager Michele Reina to find out more – and he kindly gave me … More A sneak peek at the Looking Glass Cocktail Club’s new menu

Street Feast – Dinerama Opening Weekend in Shoreditch

Leaving car parks and courtyards empty is a sin in East London. The real sin though would be not checking out the new Street Feast in Shoreditch Yard. Here’s my round-up of London’s most exciting street festival’s opening weekend. < p class=”p1″>The uber-successful Dalston and Lewisham Street Feast came to Shoreditch last weekend with a … More Street Feast – Dinerama Opening Weekend in Shoreditch

Things I ate last weekend: Beany Green, Vodoo Rays, Bourne & Hollingsworth brunch review

Last weekend I thought I’d get beach body ready with a feast on everything I wanted to eat: London is probably the hardest city for a diet, but the best one for brunch. Here are my reviews of Beany Green in Broadgate Circle, the Boxpark Shoreditch’s Voodoo Rays and the marvellously decadent brunch at Bourne … More Things I ate last weekend: Beany Green, Vodoo Rays, Bourne & Hollingsworth brunch review

The East London Tapas fever: El Ganso, Taberna Do Mercado and Dishoom review

The good weather has given London that summery feeling, so what better way to enjoy the heat than eating tapas outside? Here’s my review of El Ganso in Broadway Market, Dishoom in Shoreditch and of Nuno Mendes’ newest restaurants, Taberna Do Mercado. El Ganso It’s hard to choose a spot to dine in while in Broadway Market, but … More The East London Tapas fever: El Ganso, Taberna Do Mercado and Dishoom review