Category | Eat & Drink

Coco – Brooklyn

Posted on 23 April 2014

Coco is a new Brooklyn bistro located in Greenpoint. The restaurant is the latest venture of Michael Callahan – whose resumé already boasts several successful Manhattan restaurants, namely Indochine, Bond St, Republic, and Kittichai. Former chef de cuisine Fat Radish, Joe Capozzi, leads the kitchen and its’ menu which puts focus on local, American food. […]


3rd Annual Food Book Fair – Brooklyn

Posted on 23 April 2014

Each spring, the Food Book Fair brings together food enthusiasts, publishers, book collectors, chefs, artists, activists, scholars, and writers to explore the latest in food innovation and conversation at the fair. For more information and tickets for this year’s fair, please visit . For $225 you can purchase an “all access insider pass”, which gives […]


Kitchenette – London

Posted on 24 January 2014

Putney is home to the first London based Kitchenette restaurant, following the success of various other locations: many are in Turkey, with others operating in St. Petersburg, and Baku. This lively venture serves an all-day Mediterranean style menu – breakfast, lunch and dinner – with Turkish influences. Kitchenette’s interior simplicity is appealing, which brings the […]


Acciuga – London

Posted on 23 January 2014

Sitting quietly on Kensington High Street is an Italian restaurant named Acciuga (anchovy), and judging by its unassuming facade you’ll be forgiven for missing to note anything special. This restaurant however is the brainchild of young Guglielmo Arnulfo – head chef and owner – a man who states a clear intention to offer a traditional […]


Brasserie Thoumieux – Paris

Posted on 13 January 2014

Jean-François Piège, a very great and talented chef, helms Thoumieux. After a few years of experience at the Hôtel de Crillon, he is now at this kind of kitschy-chic brasserie with red seats, black marble top bistro tables, Christofle silver cutlery and a lounge at the entrance. On the walls, mirrors flanked by sconces and […]


Ognisko Restaurant – London

Posted on 26 December 2013

At Ognisko, owner Jan Woroniecki (who is also the owner of Eastern European style Baltic Restaurant located at South Bank) set out to offer Old Polish cuisine meets the whole world in the wine list with an elegant backdrop.  Located on the ground floor of the beautiful building that is the home to the Ognisko […]


Goose & Gander – Napa Valley

Posted on 23 December 2013

Goose & Gander is a wine country public house- a gathering place for locals and visitors to celebrate Napa Valley’s abundant bounty (or embarrassment of riches). Chef Kelly McCown creates amazing rustic American food and mouthwatering bar bites served in our pub-like dining room, cherished basement bar or lush patio. The seasonally driven menu perfectly […]


Chaya – Venice Beach

Posted on 17 December 2013

The Chaya establishment I visited is set in the heart of the pulsating borough of Venice in Los Angeles. It’s a minute walk away from most of your plans, which makes it an ideal choice if your looking for soft sophistication midday or evening. With a crowd that’s so mixed and heartful you would have […]


The Real Greek – Covent Garden

Posted on 01 December 2013

The Real Greek (Covent Garden location) with its intimate vibe and culinary treats—will make you forget you’re in the center of Covent Garden in London. Can’t decide what Greek specialty to order? Begin with a sampling of good Greek appetizers—eggplant dip, caviar spread, mashed garlic potatoes, yogurt and cucumber dip, stuffed grape leaves, feta cheese, […]


The Wandering Chef – A Dance with the Green Fairy

Posted on 22 November 2013

West London based experiential dining duo, The Wandering Chef, have teamed up with Pernod Absinthe to create their next pop up event as part of their residency at La Maison des Artistes: A Dance with the Green Fairy.  After the sell-out success of Asian-inspired Opium Nights, where guests enjoyed dishes such as soft shell crab […]


POLO 24 Hour Bar and Restaurant – London

Posted on 15 November 2013

Located across the street from Liverpool Street Station on Bishopsgate and in business since 1953, The Polo 24 Hour Bar is the destination for everything from late night dinner to early morning breakfast. The 24 Hour Alcohol license at the Polo Bar means you have a place to go once all the other bars, clubs […]


Carluccio’s – Spitalfields

Posted on 10 November 2013

Antonio Carluccio’s celebrated combination of contemporary Italian Café, alimentari food shop and deli in Spitalfields, brings a genuine taste of Italy to this vibrant community, welcoming shoppers and diners alike in true Italian style. Whether you are grabbing a quick coffee or looking for a relaxing and hearty breakfast while you read the morning’s paper, […]


Skylon Restaurant – London

Posted on 20 October 2013

Located within the Royal Festival Hall, Skylon offers impressive panoramic views of London’s skyline with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the River Thames. The good times don’t end there -the food at Skylon offers beautiful views alongside delectable dishes including a fantastic tasting menu with items that look simple such as “Salmon”, “Duck” or “Monkfish” […]


Bar Marmont – Los Angeles

Posted on 09 October 2013

Bar Marmont exhibits the essence of an aesthetic well beyond any baroque fixtures and themed décor anyone could want.  After all, French Indochine circa 1890 is about as far from West Hollywood in style as it is in miles. Visually the red bar in contrast to  the ceiling festooned with dead butterflies has a bizarre […]


K10 Sushi – London

Posted on 26 September 2013

It’s not always easy to find the freshest, authentically made sushi in London, however K10 offers a no-frills and authentic Sushi experience.  K10 opened its second location in London after the success of the first flagship location.  One of the highlight’s of the restaurant is its famous ‘kaiten’ (conveyor belt) which serves up delicious, homemade […]