London

Why ‘Eating Local’ Shouldn’t Just Be Something You Do On Holiday

There’s a ridiculous irony to my food-based travels. No matter where I go, I make such an effort to eat local and try traditional dishes, yet buying food at home in the UK, I don’t really pay attention to where…

London

Sophisticated Barbecue at Pitt Cue, Devonshire Square

Looking for comfort food with a sophisticated twist? Pitt Cue has graduated from its first location in Soho as it serves up barbecue to impress in its new Central London restaurant. Pitt Cue is one of the first London restaurants…

London

Dinner at Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia – A Taste of Scotland in London

Do you remember that sketch from Goodness Gracious Me about ‘going out for an English’? It played on the stereotypes we all play into when we ‘go’ for any regional cuisine in a restaurant but that nobody ever sits in…

Kyoto

Why You Don’t Need to Plan Where to Eat in Japan

It was the food that drew me to Japan in the first place. Ramen, sushi, katsu, yakisoba, teriyaki, tempura; a plethora of dishes I was desperate to try in their place of origin, but when I tried to plan where…

London

A Beautiful Taiwanese Meal at Xu, London

Have you watched Ugly Delicious on Netflix yet? It’s a whole series on the best versions of fast food that you can find in the world, but it was the comments around found from Asian countries that really got me…

Queenstown

One Day in Queenstown, NZ: Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

If you’re heading to Queenstown, New Zealand, the likelihood is that you’re not going especially for the food. The South Island city is famous for a huge range of insane adrenaline junkie activities and it’s very lively nightlife, and on…

London

Steak Frites at Flat Iron, Denmark St

  There’s a whole heap of places on my London to-eat list that I haven’t made it to yet because I just cannot be arsed to queue. Gradually, no-reservation eateries are starting to become less rare, but I do get…

Hong Kong

Three Ways to Eat Dim Sum in Hong Kong

Dim sum was my first foray into Chinese food, way back when I was still a fussy eater (can you believe I was ever anything but a never-ending stomach?!). It’s bite-sized food filled with all sorts of delicious things; it’s canapés…

Paris

One Day in Paris: Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Gosh, we’re lucky here in the UK. The fact that a casual day trip over to France is a) feasible and b) affordable, is a luxury that I certainly don’t take advantage of enough. With Eurostar pinging you straight from…