London

Pub Grub at The Happenstance, London

When it comes to pub food there’s a gap in the market between reheated frozen lasagne and Michelin starred cuisine. You take a risk eating somewhere who, up front, deals predominantly in pints, but it paid off at The Happenstance.…

London

An Organic Sunday Roast at The Duke of Cambridge, Islington

I live up to my British heritage when I say unwaveringly that I LOVE a roast dinner. One of those spilling-over-the-plate, all-the-trimmings affairs, with a healthy mix of bad-for-you beige and wonderfully colourful veggies. The Duke of Cambridge is tucked…

Shanghai

Steak and Whiskey at The 1515 West Chophouse, Shanghai

  I rarely cook steak at home, but then I often feel it’s a wasted order in a restaurant too. Very few places do steak perfectly and I certainly didn’t expect to find somewhere that would nail such a challenge…

Hobart

Six Tips for Finding the Best Cheap Eats Abroad

I travel to eat. I mean, I travel to experience new cultures and environments, but I don’t think there is any better way to do that then to try local food. I would love to eat at Michelin star restaurants…

London

Dinner at Pergola on the Roof

Lord knows Londoners love a rooftop in summertime. From Frank’s in Peckham to Queen of Hoxton, we all flock to a place that isn’t in the shade of a high rise in order to get the vitamin D we’ve all…

Shanghai

Dinner at Di Shui Dong, Shanghai

I found it surprisingly difficult to find affordable, good quality Chinese food in Shanghai. It is definitely the most multicultural city I’ve been to in China, which means there are some amazing European restaurants to be found, but I was…

Singapore

Red Chilli Crab at Momma Kong’s, Singapore

As much as I genuinely adored the hawker food in Singapore, there was one place that had a buzz loud enough that it drew me away from the £2 murtabak I’d taken to demolishing everyday. Singapore is famous for its…

Chengdu

Traditional Chinese Hotpot in Chengdu (or How I Survived the Spiciest Meal …

When I went searching for culinary adventure in Chengdu, I didn’t expect to find a food experience quite like this. Chengdu is in China’s Sichuan province – the area of the country known for its peppercorns, chillies and fiery oils.…

Breakfast at Ya Kun Kaya Toast, Singapore

I struggle at breakfast time in Asia. It is mostly just a choice of food I’d normally have for lunch or dinner, and quite often it will involve some sort of chilli sauce which is just a bit too much…


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