Al fresco dining at Taberna Los Gallos, Madrid

Having had a wonderful lunch at Puerto Lagasca in Salamanca, we decided to try their sister restaurant for another day, Taberna Los Gallos. The place has quite a big terrace on street level which appeals for al fresco dining. Upon seeing this, I’ve parked my bottom down one of the…

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Tasting Menu at Restaurante TriCiclo, Madrid

The folks at Salmon Guru recommended TriCiclo for dinner. Unfortunately, even my Dora the Explorer map-tracing skills found us lost and missed our reservation. Luckily, we managed to find the darn place on our last day in Madrid and just about managed to score a table. A passion project of…

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Eneko at One Aldwych : a dinner of Basque pintxos

I’ve been meaning to go to Eneko at One Aldwych for a while now and having missed meeting chef Eneko Atxa (of Azurmendi, #38 in this year’s World’s Best Restaurants) last Summer, I vowed to visit before Autumn started. Having not read the menu before going, I was in a…

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Copita (Soho): where tapas are as trusty as your former colleague

With the surge of sharing plates and tapas restaurants in Soho, Copita still proves to be one of those trusty places you can visit for good food.  It’s not particularly a place you would bring clients for lunch meetings but it’s definitely a good spot to catch up with former colleagues over no-shop-talk dates.…

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Barrafina (Drury Lane): where the third branch is a charm

I really, really, reeeeeeaaaaally love tapas. I think that’s been established on the blog. There’s a lot of good (and bad) tapas places around London but my favourite reeeeeeaaaaally has to be Barrafina.  With its Frith Street branch gaining a Michelin star last year, it’s become the tapas joint of choice for most Londoners (and…

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