A Bit Smarter Eating Out London

Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, Old Street

Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen was probably the first proper London restaurant I ever went to. Flashback to 2012: I was the wide-eyed tourist visiting London for the first time, I was rather excited to be catching up with friends for lunch, and at the restaurant…

January 12, 2017
Eating Abroad Malaysia

Afternoon Tea at Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

One of the most iconic experiences you can enjoy in Penang is to have afternoon tea at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, one of the city’s grandest properties. But afternoon tea seems so very un-Malaysian and so very, very British? Let’s chalk its introduction…

January 10, 2017
A Bit Smarter Eating Out Featured London

El Pirata, Mayfair

I uncovered two fun facts about El Pirata when I did my customary restaurant google: it’s been serving tapas in Mayfair for over twenty years and is Fred Sirieix’s favourite restaurant. Any restaurant which can last more than two decades in this city is…

January 5, 2017
Eating Abroad Malaysia

Malaysia – A Speciality Dish Food Tour

Ask a group of Malaysians what the national past time is and I guarantee you that most, if not all, will say it’s eating. Eating in or eating out, Malaysians are obsessed with food. I would know, I was raised by two of them,…

January 3, 2017
A Bit Fancy Eating Out

Dinner at The Ritz, Piccadilly

Getting dressed for a dinner date when you have no idea where you’re going can be a little tricky, am I right, ladies? I hate being overdressed or underdressed, but will err on the side of over if necessary. I like to consider my…

December 15, 2016
A Bit Casual Eating Out

Yuu Kitchen, Aldgate

A certain someone often asks me if I would ever start up my own food venture. The man poses a valid question; I spend so much of my time consuming food and consumed in the food industry that it would seem logical to have…

December 13, 2016
A Bit Casual Eating Out

Cinnamon Soho, Soho

One of my most frequented areas in London is that grid of streets surrounding Carnaby Street; not really an original choice I know, but I’m content with joining the masses who adore this part of town. It’s famed for being a great shopping destination…

December 8, 2016
A Bit Casual Eating Out

The Square Pig, Holborn

I envy each and every one of you who have work offices in Zone 1. While you’re topping up your caffeine levels at one of your five local Prets or grabbing a fancy schmanchy sandwich or salad, I’m lining up for something far less…

December 6, 2016