Fucina Review

Fucina, an Italian restaurant off Baker Street – more precisely Chiltern Street. We were already stunned at how beautiful the restaurant was from the large wooden door outside, which only continued once we were inside. The restaurant is extremely beautiful, highly styled and huge. Fucina won the best UK restaurant & bar design award –…

Flesh & Buns Fitzrovia Review

Flesh & Buns is a indulgent Japanese restaurant focused on meat & seafood (flesh) and steamed fluffy bao buns. We absolutely love baos, but we love flesh & buns even more. We are regulars at Flesh & Buns Covent Garden, and it’s one of our favourite London restaurants, so we were so excited to try…

El Pirata of Mayfair Review

El Pirata of Mayfair is an authentic Spanish tapas restaurant. I love authentic Spanish tapas and tapas style restaurants so I was very enthusiastic about dinner at El Pirata of Mayfair. I’m also on the quest to find the best Spanish Tapas in London, and, of less priority, the world… as evidenced by our Foodie Adventures…

Smokestak Review – Solo Excursion

Smokestak is a barbecue restaurant in Shoreditch that evolved from a fantastic street food vendor at various locations such as Street Feast Dinerama and the now defunct Street Feast Dalston Yard. Shiima and I first became aware of Smokestak at Dalston Yard (one of our favourite street food locations and where I proposed ☺️). Shiima…

Duddell’s London Review

Duddell’s is an authentic Cantonese restaurant in the historic St Thomas’s Church building right by Borough Market in London Bridge. Duddell’s started in Hong Kong and Duddell’s London is their first restaurant outside Hong Kong. We first became aware of Duddell’s London at Taste of London 2018 and it had both of my favourite dishes…

Bombay Bustle Review

Bombay Bustle is an authentic Indian restaurant on Maddox Street in Mayfair specialising in Mumbai’s diverse home style cooking. We first came across Bombay Bustle while walking to Black Roe and were really intrigued by the menu. Then again at Taste 2018 and our interest was peaked. We went for dinner on a Monday and…

Suvlaki Soho Review – First Impressions

Suvlaki is an authentic Greek restaurant that specialises in Greek street food. A couple of weeks ago, a Greek friend of my dad recommended Suvlaki to me because of its authenticity and also because he knew how much I love tapas style restaurants. Suvlaki has two restaurants – in Shoreditch and Soho. We chose Soho…

June Eats

June Eats is the 5th vlog in our Monthly Eats video blog series. This month we went to 6 restaurants – 4 which are first impressions and a food festival – Taste of London. We kicked of June with Sasa Sushi – Amen’s favourite sushi spot. We also went to another one of Amen’s favourites which…

Yosma – First Impressions Review

Yosma is an upmarket Turkish restaurant on Baker Street in Marylebone with a really good reputation for traditional Turkish cuisine, especially from their mangal – open charcoal grill. Shiima and I were very intrigued by Turkish cuisine as we’ve never tried it, and our interest was peaked by Yosma’s menu at Taste of London 2018….

Ikoyi – Second Thought Review

Ikoyi is a fusion restaurant that blends West African ingredients (Nigerian, primarily) with Western cuisine for very a unique fine dining experience. Last summer I went to Ikoyi for the first time and wrote a First Impression review. As a Nigerian I was incredibly excited about a fine dining Nigerian restaurant in ST JAMES MARKET,…

May Eats

May Eats is the 4th is our Monthly Eats video blog series. May is a big month for us because it’s both our Birthday Month so a lot of celebration! We ate at seven restaurants. A couple favourites – Chotto Matte for Amen’s birthday, Novikov Asian for Shiima’s – and five new restaurants Berber &…

Black Roe – First Impressions

Black Roe serves Hawaiian inspired food and is the sister restaurant to our favourite Chotto Matte. We definitely had to drop by to see if it matched up to our all-time fave. The restaurant When you step inside, its low lit with a poke bar on one side by the entrance, the bar on the…