Where to eat in Stone Town, Zanzibar.

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from the food in Zanzibar, apart from a lot of good seafood, and spices, which turned out to be pretty much what we got! Whilst we avoided the street-food at the touristy Fordodhani gardens on the seafront, we found plenty of tasty and cheap street food in the…

Torikizoku Yakitori, Akasaka, Tokyo.

I had severely underestimated how hard it would be to find a restaurant capable of seating the 8 of us at the same time, many of the restaurants we visited over our week in Tokyo were extremely small, often seating less than 20 people at a time. We were delighted therefore to stumble across Torikizioku,…

The Fox at Willian, Hertfordshire.

For my last night in the UK, my parents booked us in for dinner at the Fox at Willian a pretty country pub & boutique hotel in North Hertfordshire. The Fox has won numerous awards over the years, including 2 rosettes from the aa & the readers choice awards from the Hardens restaurant guide, and is…

Kuru Fasülyeci Erzincanlı Ali Baba Süleymaniye, Istanbul.

Another restaurant that we whole heartedly enjoyed, was the Erzincanli Ali Baba, just next to the Süleymaniye mosque in Fatih (it goes without saying that a visit to the mosque is of course highly recommended too) Had we not have been with our guide, Goklap, there is no way we would have stopped for lunch…