Peckham Bazaar

I am, by some quirk of fate, both the first and the last person to make it to Peckham Bazaar. The last,…

Fields

Some point soon I’ll get round to writing a few thoughts on eating out in Melbourne. A week…

The Manor

Here’s the background: young chefs and partners open a restaurant in Clapham, cooking modern…

Arabica

“How do you feel about doing Arabica again tomorrow evening?” Pinged the Whatsapp…

M1lk, Balham

A few weeks ago I spent some time at a Corporate talking about food trends. The main focus of their…

Toast East Dulwich

As we trundle towards the inevitable mass of end of year round ups, I suppose it’s apt (and not just…

Restaurant Story

“But he hasn’t got anything on” a little child said. — The booking confirmation…

Salon

The evolution over the last few years of Brixton’s covered market, from virtually derelict…

Dragon Castle

Elephant and Castle is always “about to be regenerated”. It’s been like that…

Magdalen

I eat out quite a lot. Not as much as I used to, but still at least two or three times a week. Which is technically…

The Canton Arms

There are various restaurants that I try to go to with particular people. Maybe the friends are knowledgeable…

Soif

“May we have a bottle of the Pinot Noir, please?” “Of course, Sir. Though, you do know it tastes…

Pizarro

I wanted to write about lots of things at Pizarro, the newest restaurant on Bermondsey Street. I…

40 Maltby Street

“Maltby Street” is a group of businesses trading out of a number of railway arches…

Elliot’s cafe

Pop quiz: what is the best street for restaurants in London? The question was put to me yesterday…

A vuelo of sherry bars

I think my favourite and most used useless fact is that the collective noun for gnu is an implausibility. An…

El Vergel

More often than I care to admit, I wake up on a weekend morning in someone else’s house. Not…

Franco Manca

So the 2011 UK Michelin list is out tomorrow. This post is not in any way relevant to that. Instead…