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Ping Pong, Wembley – Chinese casual dining goodness

So I did Ping Pong twice in a week. Once with a friend because it was local (St Paul’s) and second, because I was at Wembley for a concert and it was the one with the smallest queue. Ping Pong has never really been a draw for me in the past, its never been a…

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Easy Chilli Tuna and Bean Salad

Lunch can be expensive and a mission deciding what you fancy. Having a break from my usual protein shake routine, I decided to plan ahead with what I was going to have. It is tempting to do Pret, Itsu, Pod and all the usual office quick stops, but sometimes there is a saving to be…

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Coffee, the not so new kid on the block

The coffee revolution is afoot (or am I late to the party)? Cool cafes pop up all over the shop, such as Grind group powering through with its London domination while little bubbas like Origin, Ozone, Paper & Cup, Allpress and Hackney Coffee Co quietly own their spot in the coffee revolution. So what is…

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Hakkasan, Fitzrovia – still cutting it

Hakkasan is far from being the new kid on the block, making its bold debut back in 2001 it was full of Eastern promise. Fast forward 15 years and this kid has still got style. Hakkasan is a gorgeous space, the dark interior with well placed spot lights, delicate gold tapestry, plump noir pillows and…

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The Painted Heron, Indian cuisine in Chelsea

The Painted Heron stands proud on the corner of Cheyne Walk and Riley Street, overlooking the river Thames. An area which is mainly residential, has the delight of having its own exclusive contemporary Indian restaurant. When I say exclusive, I mean more that it has a select crowd of locals and regulars. That said, it…