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 –…

Smoke & Salt Review

Smoke & Salt is a small plates restaurant in Pop Brixton that uniquely fuses seasonal British ingredients with ancient cooking methods for a creative dining experience. I’ll say this from the start, I’m a friend of Remi Williams, on of the chefs and owners of Smoke & Salt alongside Aaron Webster, and although I believe…

Kimchee Pancras Square Review

Kimchee is an authentic Korean restaurant with two locations in central London – Kimchee Holborn, and the recently opened Kimchee Pancras Square. We’ve been to Kimchee Holborn a couple times for dinner, but our most recent visit to Kimchee Pancras Square. Our visit to Kimchee Pancras Square was impromptu, Shiima and I were in the…

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…

Brigadiers – First Impressions

Last Saturday on Instagram I came a scrumptious picture of sliders from a restaurant called Brigadiers. I’d never heard of Brigadiers, so I quickly clicked through to the restaurant and I was completely taken by the food. I was even more enamoured by the pictures/videos geotagged to the location. After a bit more sleuthing I…

First Impressions – A Wong

We went to A Wong for our Eid Dinner on Friday, and we were really late for our reservation but luckily they were still able to accommodate. I know I wouldn’t hear the last of it from Amen if they didn’t. A Wong is a Chinese restaurant in Pimlico by Andrew Wong. Amen had this…

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,…

Gunpowder – First Impressions

Gunpowder is a cosy tapas-style Indian restaurant in Spitafields. I’d been hearing about Gunpowder for a while, but that still didn’t prepare me for how “cosy” the restaurant is, and also how truly special the food is. Cosy in the context of Gunpowder means a few things, the cooking seems homely, the restaurant is really…

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…

Iberica Marylebone – First Impressions

Iberica is a Spanish tapas restaurant with locations across UK. I love tapas and I’ve been on a quest to find the best tapas restaurant in London for over two years now. Plus, I find that tapas style restaurants are best for group dining. So when Shiima, a couple of my siblings, and I wanted…

First Impressions – Berber & Q

Berber & Q is a grill house with Middle Eastern/North African influences under railway arches in East London (E8). The restaurant takes no reservations which means there’s usually a queue, I really hate this 😤! We planned to arrive as soon as it opened for dinner (6pm) but that didn’t go to plan (my fault,…

Pitt Cue – Solo Excursion Review

Shiima and I had plans for dinner last weekend, but Shiima was too busy to make it. Oh yes, she was too busy me lol. So, I quickly went to my list of solo restaurants (mostly sushi restaurants, tapas restaurants with limited chicken options, and barbeque restaurants) and picked the restaurant at the top of…