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Sunday brunch at the W Hotel in Bogota, Colombia – a worthwhile indulgence

DIY doughnuts, a DJ, unlimited bloody Marys and a myriad of desserts – no, it’s not a Hollywood party, it’s bottomless brunch at the W Hotel in Bogota! And if you think this… Continue reading

How to beat the queues at London’s no-reservation restaurants

It seems as though all the new, trendy restaurants in London have one thing in common: no reservations. They rely on reasonable prices, excellent food, and word of mouth, and the crazy thing… Continue reading

10 things I ate during my pescatarian September in 2016

I spend my days eating my way around London, and there are so many restaurants, cafes, and meals that never make it on to The Swindian, as I simply don’t have enough time to… Continue reading

Guest post: A culinary history of Andalusia (by Eatapas)

I first met Eatapas at the Taste of London festival this year, and was very impressed by the quality and flavour of their products, as well as their awesomely friendly customer service. Of all… Continue reading

Sake No Hana – elegant Japanese in Mayfair

23 St James’s Street, Mayfair, London, SW1A 1HA ‘This way please!’ the waitress in the beautiful red dress said to me as I nervously stepped on to the escalator that would take me to… Continue reading

Honey & Co – aka food of the gods

One of my friends has the Honey & Co cookbook, and raves about it constantly. He made us one of the recipes on a trip to Wales this year, and I later found… Continue reading

Mildred’s – creative and inexpensive vegetarian cuisine in Soho 

45 Lexington St, London W1F 9AN I am definitely a non-vegetarian, however, for the past three years I have embraced vegetarianism for one month out of twelve, namely September. What started out as a family… Continue reading

7 Portes – paella y sangria de cava en Barcelona

Passeig Isabel II, 14, 08003 Barcelona Barcelona is one of my favourite cities in Europe. It is where I first learned Spanish back in 2007, and after that, I just couldn’t get enough,… Continue reading

Bangalore Express – Indian comfort food in the City

1 Corbet Court, 3-6 Gracechurch Street,City of London, EC3V 0AT Just a quick, shameless plug before I get to the review of Bangalore Express… I’m excited to announce that I’ve been nominated for The… Continue reading

Ottolenghi – fresh and fabulous flavours

287 Upper St, London N1 2TZ Yotam Ottolenghi has become a household name, at least in Britain, with cookbooks and restaurants galore, all featuring a multitude of fresh flavours. I first stumbled across his… Continue reading