Laksamania, Newman Street, London.

I probably get most, if not all, of my food recommendations from Instagram or Twitter  and when @Hollowlegs, a brilliant cookbook writer whom I have followed online for longer than I can remember, recommended Laksamania, I had high expectations of a delicious lunch. Located just off Oxford Street, towards the Tottenham Court Road end, there…

Kricket, Soho, London.

I was due to meet a friend, who recently moved back from Yangon, for dinner and was struggling to narrow down where we should eat, so I decided to send her my restaurant shortlist and see where she picked, and the very happy result was dinner at Kricket in Soho. Kricket describe themselves thus; Our…

Cornerstone, Hackney Wick, London.

Previously with Chef Nathan Outlaw, Chef Tom Brown recently launched his first restaurant, Cornerstone, in Hackney Wick, and as pictures of his beautiful, simple seafood flooded my Instagram timeline, I was determined not to miss out on eating there during my recent trip to the UK.   I arrived early for our dinner reservation and…

Ikoyi, St James’ Market, London.

One of the restaurants I had heard a lot about was Ikoyi just off Picadilly, and with their dinner menu coming in at £65 before alcohol, I decided it would be best to visit for lunch instead! Ikoyi offers both a set lunch menu at £35 for 3 courses, as well as a small A…