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March 28, 2015, Comments Off on Review: Parissi’s Little Secret is Out

Thank god for Parissi. Recently opened, it is a pleasing newcomer to Brixton. In truth, I’m a bit apprehensive to write about it because at the moment it is a […]

Review: Sunday Lunch Fails to Shine at the Effra Social

February 27, 2015, Comments Off on Review: Sunday Lunch Fails to Shine at the Effra Social

Oh, the Great British Sunday Lunch: where meat and two veg (and yorkies and roast potatoes) come together to soak up any residual Saturday night shena ...

Review: Wahaca: Simply a mediocre Mexican joint

January 30, 2015, 2 Comments

When Wahaca opened in 2007 in Chandos Place, Covent Garden, I was thrilled. Finally Mexican food was available as something more than gluttonous fajit ...

Review: This Moroccan Roll Must Be Here To Stay

December 8, 2014, Comments Off on Review: This Moroccan Roll Must Be Here To Stay

On the eating spectrum, there are the foods that are seasonal, organic, wholesome, sustainable and healthy – the don’t-I-feel-so-smug-for-eating-t ...

  • Review: Elephant
    October 24, 2014, 2 Comments

    Friday Night in all its glory renders Brixton Village virtually unrecognisable these days. Queues run alongside daytime-only wig shops and grocery stores, music beats heavily, and giddy laughter echoes everywhere; […]

  • Review: Asparagasm at Vozars
    August 1, 2014, 1 Comment

    Confession: I am not a vegan. I am as far removed from veganism as one can be. I believe humans should use animals for food (sustainably and ethically, of course), […]

  • Offbeat Parenting in Brixton
    July 1, 2014, Comments Off on Offbeat Parenting in Brixton

    I want to say right from the beginning, I have nothing personally against mums (or dads) who participate in baby coffee clubs, baby yoga, baby sign language classes, sing-along’s, etc. […]

  • Review: Simply Seafood at its Best
    May 30, 2014, 1 Comment

    What makes a ‘good’ restaurant? Is it only about the food or is it something more, perhaps atmosphere and décor, or that it is a place to see and be […]

  • Review: Focaccia fits the bill
    May 2, 2014, 1 Comment

    In today’s modern culture, eating lunch properly, sat down at a table and not a computer, is considered quite impractical – a decadent luxury if anything, especially during the working […]