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Chinese

Yauatcha Restaurant: Crowd pleasing Chinese cuisine

I am not Chinese cuisines greatest fan, so I consider myself quite inept to judge the cuisine on that basis. Still I couldn’t resist dipping a toe into the Michelin restaurant take on Chinese cuisine and wasn’t entirely disappointed by Yauatcha, sister restaurant to the famous Hakkasan and proud bearer of a Michelin star since ...
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Greek

The Real Greek: Deliciously simple Greek cuisine

Founded in 1999 by celebrity chef and author Theodore Kyriakou, The Real Greek encompasses six restaurants across London and provides traditional, home-style Greek cooking in a largely mezze format. It’s a basic chain restaurant format and the menu provides very simple and healthy Greek dishes. The restaurant chain received the plaudit of Restaurant Magazine’s UK ...
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Michelin

L’Autre Pied: Innovative Vegetarian Tasting Menu

I’ve covered Michelin starred L’Autre Pied before, located in the heart of Marylebone and sister restaurant to David Moore’s Pied à Terre. The current chef is Anthony McFadden and he can certainly conjure up some food-based conceptual art, in terms of visuals and taste. I really enjoy the offerings at Pied à Terre and the ...
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Cafes

Tibits Review: Vegetarian food on the go

Vegetarian food has come a long way since the archetypal image of carrot munching, sandal wearing tree hugging hippies and London plays host to a variety of high-quality veggie restaurants and cafes. Tibits, located a stones throw away from Oxford Circus tube station, provides a pay by weight system that allows you to choose from ...
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Bakeries

Daylesford Organic Pimlico: Offering Fine Organic Fayre

Daylesford Organic have been producing organic food for over 30 years. The concept is centred around a working organic farm (originally established by Carole Bamford) and a passion for seasonal, ethical produce that has translated into two London-based farmshops and cafes and seasonal organic, produce sold in Waitrose and other independent stores nationwide. There are ...
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Italian

Bacco Italian: Hidden gem of haute cuisine

I’ve dined at various Italian restaurants lately and been deeply disappointed by the inability to use simple ingredients well and create dishes that are both well-constructed and executed in terms of aesthetics and taste. Bacco Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar in the heart of Holborn, is, I am pleased to say, not one of these. ...
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Breakfast

42 ° Raw Review: Raw and Fabulous?

Raw food: The basis Gaining momentum the world over the raw food diet is touted as the healthy alternative to conventionally cooked meals. Raw food fans generally eschew foods heated above 40-49 °C in favour of largely organic and unprocessed raw fruits, vegetables, soaked nuts and seeds, sprouted grains, desserts, smoothies and on occasion meat ...
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Breakfast

Inspiral: Veggie fare with fab taste?

I spent six years as a vegan savouring the delights of vegetarian and animal-free fare and as a meat-eater for the last couple of years I’d totally forgot how fantastic vegan and vegetarian options can be. I was hoping hippy chic cafe inSpiral Lounge would change all this. The  cafe was founded by Dominik Schnell ...
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