Rok, Islington

There is a Rok in Islington and it’s interesting that I got there before I got to the one on my doorstep in Shoreditch. Up, at what I consider to be the wrong end of Upper Street has sprung this little Scandinavian gem. With the name (and two little dots over the o) you would…

Bill’s, Hoxton

Bill’s strapline is ‘good food fast’. I cannot disagree to be honest. Especially, when you visit the one on Hoxton Square for brunch which seemed to an idea a lot of people shared. Even in the cold, there were folk sitting outside, just to get their brunch on. Bill’s was busy inside, the flow of…

155 Bar & Kitchen, Clerkenwell

It is simply a spectacular venue – alluring and quirky yet classic. Nature is a focal point and the interplay with nature and the openness of the first floor is emphasised by the blooming flowers, lavender sprigs, herbs and greenery evident even as you gaze across to the kitchens. The myriad of lights and colours…

The Holy Birds, Spitalfields

The Holy Birds is an interesting name. I am sure it is steeped in history or is a great story to tell, but having worked for restaurants for years in marketing, I tend to ignore these tools of the marketing trade and head straight for the offering. What is the food and drink saying? With…

Eatfirst, Home Delivery

There is no shortage of ways to get your food home. From getting your weekly shop at the local supermarket, to them delivering it to your door for you. From services who pick up food from a selection of restaurants offering various cuisines, to ingredient kits being delivered so you can knock up a tried…