Pizza and Pasta at Hai Cenato, Victoria

There was a time when I found London Victoria dreadful, particularly when the daily commute gets rather frustrating due to overcrowding. And for the travel hub that it is, there wasn’t much. Thank heavens, Nova Food finally came into fruition and now this armpit of a stop has become a…

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Brunch at Bernardi’s, Marylebone

I have great respect for Italy’s gastronomic culture. Their regional cuisine genuinely drive great fascination and the greatest of chefs still worship their mothers. It’s familiar, familial, and full of heart. Something you definitely share with people to have good conversations about. When A suggested we catch up for brunch…

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Roma London: where Ancient Rome came back to life

A few weeks ago, Roma London opened its doors to a city of foodies waiting to sample the restaurant’s conceptual fare. The restaurant aims to bring 2000 years’ worth of flavours and passions of Ancient Rome into the heart of the London dining scene. And they couldn’t have found a more…

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Ristorante Savini (Milan): where mindblowing salata brings la dolce vita

Photo credit: Savini One of the oldest and most popular restaurants in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is the very elegant Savini.  Photo credit: Savini Through the years, this lush cafe/restaurant has been patronised by the likes of Maria Callas, Grace Kelly, Ernest Hemingway and Charlie Chaplin. The restaurant serves…

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Polpetto (Berwick St): where simple does stunning

With a lot of new concept restaurants opening (and closing) every ten minutes it’s important to note that Russell Norman’s Polpo bacaros have been established players in the London dining scene. The case of Polpetto (formerly of Dean Street) re-opening in a much larger space (Berwick St) and having punters…

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