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…

Sofaer & Co, Lower Pansodan, Yangon.

Yangon seems to have seen a spate of recent restaurant openings in the months since Thingyan, many of which focus on local, or South East Asian cuisine. Sadly, as with many new openings here, the overall offering is somewhat lacklustre, all style over substance and it is safe to say that none of them, except…

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…

Urban Deli Nytorget, Sodermalm, Stockholm

We were keen to leave Gamla Stan to explore some of the other small islands that make up central Stockholm and so walked over to Sodermalm for a morning of shopping and lunch at Urban Deli Nytorget. After walking down through the main shopping area we eventually arrived at Urban Deli on a small side…