Category Archives: Restaurants

It has become our once a year guilty ritual, a visit to Heston Blumenthal’s restaurant, Dinner, housed in the Mandarin Oriental hotel.  This time around we were a party of four celebrating a birthday, all of us eager to surprise our palate.  Inevitably there were moans and groans around the table, each certain the dish…

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As the sun steadily dipped behind the derelict warehouses that are decorated with scaffolding, our party of four were sat across the canal at the old King’s Cross filling station currently occupied by a pop up restaurant called Shrimpy’s.  This wasn’t my first visit and it certainly won’t be my last. I have been raving…

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In Granary Square, right next to what looks like a derelict warehouse you’ll find rejuvenated signs of life.  At least that’s what I had the pleasure of experiencing last Sunday as I made my way across the square.  As kids were running around flying a kite, we skirted around the dancing water fountains and wove…

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Finally, I’ve made a list. One that contains the names of London restaurants that I’ve meant to try in the last two years of living here but never willed it to happen.  On the top of that list sits Momo. A recent craving for Moroccan fare finally led me to the London food quarter, an…

As far as birthday treats go, lunch at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has now perched near the top of my list.  Have you been? If not, book ahead for a foreseeable special occasion.  Order the Salamugundy as a starter (1st photo on the left corner or place your mouse over each picture for a description). …

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