Category Archive: Restaurant reviews

Bayleaf – indulgent Indian food in North London

I’m always amazed at the variety of cuisine London has to offer, and one that is available in absolute abundance is, of course, Indian. Over the years, I’ve tried my fair share; Dishoom is… Continue reading

Celebrating Rakhi at Darjeeling Express

In London, it seems like new restaurants open every single day, and keeping up with all the openings can be quite overwhelming! There are the imports from abroad, the pop-ups that are only… Continue reading

Summery seafood at Villa Ruza Old City Bistro in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik, aka King’s Landing, is a dream come true for all Game of Thrones fans, but for those amongst us (myself included) who are yet to jump on that fantastical train, it is… Continue reading

Señor Ceviche – A taste of Peru in Fitzrovia

Peruvian food has been on the rise for a while now, and London has of course reflected this trend with countless restaurants, a few of which I’ve visited in the last couple of… Continue reading

Tiny Leaf London – a tribute to zero waste and wonky veg

A few weeks ago, shortly after the attacks on Borough Market that shook all Londoners including myself, I made my way to South London. My destination, however, was not the aforementioned, but rather another… Continue reading

Le Garrick – French feasting in Covent Garden

Le Garrick is utterly and unapologetically French. I was greeted with a bonjour and flick of the wrist, led into an alcove, sat down to Parisian melodies floating through the air, and subsequently… Continue reading

Pure Indian Cooking – a hidden gem in Fulham

67 Fulham High Street, SW6 3JJ It was a rare sunny day in the capital, and I shielded my eyes as I headed into an unfamiliar part of town: Fulham. The District line… Continue reading

Limo – Peruvian-Japanese fusion in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a beautiful city in Peru, known mainly for its proximity to Machu Pichu, but also as the previous capital of the Inca Empire. It is situated amidst rolling hills, and at… Continue reading

Isolina – a beloved Barranco tavern in Lima, Peru

This April, after just over five months and six countries in South America, we returned to Peru, which would be my final stop before heading back to London. The reason for our return… Continue reading

MAP Café – Colonial courtyards and creative cuisine in Cusco, Peru

When a restaurant has ‘café’ in its name, I normally assume it’ll be quite casual, lowbrow, with an unsurprising menu. So when we arrived at MAP Café, I was slightly thrown for a… Continue reading