A Bit Smarter Eating Out London

Alexandrie, Kensington

When you moonlight as a semi-professional diner, a key part of the job is finding new places to wine and dine at. As much as I would love to tell you about my favourite chilli cheeseburger over and over again, I have a feeling…

October 6, 2016
A Bit Smarter Eating Out London

Asadal, Holborn

The first thing that hits us in Asadal is the smell. We had barely been in this Korean restaurant a minute and the warm inviting aromas were already making our stomachs rumble. It felt so secluded downstairs, I could hardly believe that only moments…

October 4, 2016
A Bit Smarter Eating Out London

Duck and Rice, Soho

I wonder what was going through Alan Yau’s mind when he decided to combine a Chinese restaurant with a pub. Not exactly a marriage made in heaven; the only connections I can think of are that beer is often served in one, and deep…

September 29, 2016
A Bit Casual Eating Out London

The Happenstance, The City

Ironically, our visit to The Happenstance was no happenstance itself but I can understand how people could easily stumble upon it. Just a stones throw from St Pauls and Fleet Street offices, this would be a haven for both well walked tourists and desk…

September 22, 2016
Eating Abroad Morocco

Marrakech – A Food Tour

I looked up from the table and over at a certain someone. He had done the same thing as me: knife and fork down, paper napkin placed politely over his plate, hand reached out for another piece of bread. Even without words, I knew…

September 20, 2016
Eating Abroad England

The Pony and Trap, Chew Magna

As we were nearing the end of a 45 minute taxi ride which probably should’ve taken 30, had it not been for the road closure, backtracking, and detour, I thought, ‘jeez, we go to great lengths for dinner’. The taxi was the final piece…

September 15, 2016
Eating Abroad England

Navigator of the Seas – A Day on the Cruise

When did cruises become a cool holiday choice? Recently, I’ve had a few cruisers in my company – people who have either just come back or gearing up to set sail; they’re always really excited and, here’s the true shock, they have all been…

September 13, 2016
A Bit Casual Eating Out London

Zia Lucia, Islington

What’s so special about pizza? It’s nothing but a bit of dough topped with a handful of ingredients, sometimes even less, then baked in the oven. That’s it. No tricky cooking techniques, no fancy kitchen gadgets… when done right, a good pizza is oh…

September 6, 2016
Eating Abroad France Travel Talk

Bordeaux – A Day of Dining

Long before I acquired a certain someone as my regular dining and travel buddy, I had some other partners in crime. Throughout my high school and university days, I was mostly a single lady and I did what other footloose and fancy free ladies…

September 1, 2016