The Breakfast Club, Hoxton

The Breakfast Club, Hoxton – this is more than just a place serving food. As the name suggests, The Breakfast Club serves a breakfast menu everyday until 17:00. Sounds great? Now, your fry ups are available not only on Sundays. Tempted? After 17:00, more hot food with wraps, burgers...


Simply Fish, Camden Town

Simply Fish, Camden Town – I have always felt that running a seafood restaurant is generally harder than other restaurants. Mainly because that seafood is so perishable. A blunder in the handling of the raw ingredient will have a large impact in the quality of the end dish. The...


Chipotle Bloggers Evening and FOUR Giveaways!

Chipotle Bloggers Evening, Baker Street – first outlet in UK opened in the year 2010 and seven outlets later, Chipotle organised their first bloggers evening. I am honoured to have participated in this event. Chipotle offers quick Mexican food; burritos and guacamole. Depending on the location of the outlet,...


Classic Black Bean Sauce for R.AGE Food Fight Challenge

Finally, after not much persuasion, I have decided to participate in the R.AGE Food Fight challenge organised by Malaysia’sleading newspaper, The Star. Judges include the international TV personality Chef Wan, French master chef Rodolphe Onno, DC Restaurant Chef Darren Chin, up-and-coming restaurateur Chef Liang andMalaysian food blogger, KY Speaks....


King Henry VIII, Edenbridge

King Henry VIII, Edenbridge – to be honest the village was quiet – not unusual on a weekday – but I never expect to walk into an almost full pub. It was 13:15 hours when we decided to have lunch and after gaping at the costly entrance fee to...


Giveaway – Kwan’s Kitchen 123 Simple Stir-fry Kit

The caption states “serves 2 in 10 minutes, just add meat or vegetables”. So I put the Blackbean and Garlic kit to the test. It was as easy as 1-2-3. Instructions were straightforward and easy to understand. There was no confusion or jumbled up sachets because each were numbered...


Kohlrabi with Coriander and Lime Salad

There are certain combinations of ingredients that bring out a very vivid visualisation in my mind and make me start drooling; especially so with salads. Take for instance, roasted cauliflower and pomegranate sounds more alluring than just roasted cauliflower. Roasted cauliflower is nice but seems a little dull and...


Ariana, Mile End

Ariana, Mile End – it is so nice to walk into your local restaurant and see how well they are doing on a Wednesday night. Ariana was almost full. Even the little room behind the restaurant, was duly occupied. I am impressed but slightly, only very, very slightly disappointed...


Marlon’s Kitchen Supperclub

Marlon’s Kitchen Supperclub – the term “supperclub” is liberally used these days even by restaurants (one which I recently attended was Ceru, a pop up by London Southbank and host “supperclubs” sporadically) cashing in. When I received an invitation to Marlon’s Kitchen supperclub, I was almost convinced that it...