Browsing by Category: London
If there are meals worth a flight, then, by extension, there must also be meals worth missing one. For me, Hedone in West London falls into both categories. I returned to this shockingly underappreciated Chiswick restaurant last month after a nearly nine month absence (and on the eve of its (more…)
A few weeks back while cycling around Hackney, I came across the recently opened Lardo. It was a sweltering day and nearby London Fields was teeming with scantily clad Instagraming hipsters, while Lardo on Richmond Road was quiet and inviting. I grabbed a spot outside, ordered some rosé (more…)
Travel inspires. And for chefs and restaurateurs, it can have a trendsetting impact. In this weekend’s NYT Travel section, I visit three London dining venues, each influenced by its proprietors’ US travel experiences. Read the full article here.
If you’ve never eaten great Thai food in London while listening to Nicki Minaj’s greatest hits, may I suggest killing two birds with one stone by visiting the Heron in Marleybone. While I am ill equipped to describe the complex food (this I will leave to my illustrious colleague, dining companion, and Thai food (more…)
I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to The Skinny Bib. Not only did he hook me up with an insane Thai meal at The Heron on Thursday, he also scored me one of the highly coveted seven seats at five-week-old Sushi Tetsu. After a sufficiently spicy mid-day meal, spectacularly fresh raw fish was the natural evening choice. I sat down at Toru Takahashi’s bar, ordered omakase and for (more…)