BUBBA GUMP, LEICESTER SQUARE: Bubba Gump is a multi-national shrimp chain inspired by the award winning, Forrest Gump movie! Dining here was such a happy and fun experience that left me with a little food coma-ed from all the delicious, American guilty pleasures that we all crave once in a while. A must go for shrimp/seafood…… Continue reading Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
KAHVE DUNYASI, MAYFAIR: I’ve had my fair share of English/Melbourne Cafes, but this Turkish cafe was definitely a unique experience. Having never tried a Middle Eastern type dessert place, I was very excited to try this out and could not have been happier to have done so! In a brightly lit, cosy place on Piccadilly, right…… Continue reading Kahve Dunyasi, A Turkish Cafe
OINK, OLD TOWN: I promised foreign food fantasies, and started with posts in London, but now we journey to Edinburgh! The beautiful city in Scotland, walking through Edinburgh just made me feel like I was in a huge castle with Gothic buildings everywhere and just an entire feeling of grandeur – but I won’t get carried…… Continue reading Pigging out at Oink
GALVIN AT WINDOWS, HILTON PARK LANE: Happy to have another Michelin restaurant in London under my belt, without having to splurge ridiculously. Galvin at Windows, under the head chef, Joo Won, has a French-inspired menu with beautiful, fine dining atmosphere up in the sky at the Hilton, Park Lane. The 28th floor restaurant has lovely, floor…… Continue reading A Window into Fine Dining
PIZZA UNION, KING’S CROSS: A popular, convenient pizza place located right next to the bustling crowds of King’s Cross, Pizza Union was a fun, cheap way to enjoy Roman pizza. For those uncertain, Roman pizza features an extremely thin, widely stretched base due to the addition of olive oil, which Napolean pizza traditionally doesn’t use. This…… Continue reading Roman Pizza
BARRAFINA, SOHO: My first official Michelin starred restaurant! Woohoo – this is one of the most hyped places in London, well known for its amazingly authentic Spanish tapas and the line up that starts before it opens. With several branches all over Central London, Barrafina fell, unfortunately, just short of my expectations, which were probably exceedingly…… Continue reading Seeking out Spain
R CHOCOLATE, BELGRAVIA: Just when you thought afternoon teas couldn’t get any better for dessert lovers, R Chocolate, has created a chocolate-exclusive high tea for those who just can’t get enough! After a brisk stroll through the quiet neighbourhood of Belgravia, we arrived in front of the R Chocolate shop front, which is decorated with sparkly,…… Continue reading Chocolate High Tea!