Perilla Dining Room, Newington Green,London

I really enjoyed spending time in East London this past summer, not least owing to the inordinate number of excellent restaurants that seem to have cropped up over the past few years, and so I was delighted to have the opportunity to experience this first hand when my friend Serena suggested meeting her and her…

Au Passage, 1bis Passage Saint-Sebastien, Bastille, Paris.

After seeing that Eurostar were running a promotion that would get me a return ticket from London to Paris for less than $50 return, I knew I had to make the most of my time in Europe and squeeze in a quick visit when I was back in the UK earlier this month. As much…

Tin Tin Aye Mote Hin Gar, Kanbe Road, Yangon.

Mohinga is probably one of the most iconic, and widely eaten breakfast dishes across Myanmar. Best described as a spiced fish noodle soup, it is made by slow cooking fish (usually catfish or dagger tooth if the English translations of menus I have seen are anything to go by) in a spiced broth with banana…

Shan Yoe Yar Restaurant, Yangon.

Styled as one of Yangons’ fancier Myanmar restaurants and housed in a newly renovated traditional teak house, don’t let the “fine dining” tag put you off, in reality this just means you get to sit inside in an air-conditioned room, on chairs instead of plastic stools and wine and cocktails are available as well as…