There is something truly magical about surprising someone but particularly someone you love. And so my excitement was at an all time high when I finally told T and our new girl gang member, H, that we were going to Rascals on Curtain Road for a late, bottomless brunch followed by a trip next door to Ballie Ballerston, the … More Rascals, bottomless brunch, restaurant review
T and I were long overdue a girl date, partly because I'd had to travel for work and had to postpone and partly, well, life! With me in the US, T was given responsibility for booking brunch, so we picked a restaurant and she booked. Except she didn't, she went renegade and booked somewhere entirely different, … More Hotbox, a bloody boozy brunch, restaurant review.
I finally made it to Dishoom for breakfast. Nic and I celebrated the end of my alcohol abstention with a trip to the lovely new Curzon, Aldgate to see Trainspotting 2. The new Curzon is brilliantly close to the house and it’s really quite lovely. We shared a sofa and, drinking wine, we watched the … More Breakfast at Dishoom
The neighbourhood bar you’ll want to hang out in. I first visited Hopscotch back in December, a few weeks after it opened. If I liked it then, it’s fair to say, I’m a little bit in love now. For all that Brick Lane has changed in recent years and now offers more than just a … More Hopscotch, the new kid on the block
I first spotted the Chinese Laundry back in the height of summer when I had lunch nearby with Don Don. I was intrigued and then, as the months passed, I started to see reviews popping up and became in increasingly frustrated with myself that I hadn’t visited. Fast forward to mid October. While at Stylist Live, … More Brunching at the Chinese Laundry
Dirty Bones goes local, the review. I was sad when Les Trios Garçons shut its door. It’s not that I was a frequent visitor, but it was such a unique restaurant, place, even with out the cooking it would have been special. Stuffed with taxidermy it felt like stepping into another world. Farewell old friend … More Make no bones about it, there’s work to be done