London Diaries: In Celebration of Pancake Day 2017

From #NutellaDay to #NationalToastDay which just went by, there’s been no dearth of quirky food-centric bonanzas of late. The peak of those celebrations of course, is Pancake Day. Far from a marketing gimmick by food brands, it’s actually steeped in centuries-old traditions, also going by the name Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras (“fat Tuesday” in French) or … More London Diaries: In Celebration of Pancake Day 2017

In Conversation with Theo Randall (Followed by Dinner at InterContinental Park Lane)

Rustic and fuss-free, yet executed with an inimitable degree of finesse… Theo Randall’s approach to Italian cooking has always left a memorable impression on me – be it the signature dishes I’ve sampled at Taste of London, or at my recent brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian. The secret – and indeed art – lies in his food philosophy which remains … More In Conversation with Theo Randall (Followed by Dinner at InterContinental Park Lane)

London Reviews: Hai Cenato

That Hai Cenato was going to exude an impossibly-trendy vibe, was a foregone conclusion long before the curtains were raised on the new Italian eatery in the Nova Victoria development. This being the ninth and latest venture from Jason Atherton, the Michelin-starred chef behind some of London’s most celebrated restaurants…

London Reviews: A Michelin Indian Meal at Benares

Once upon a very long time ago, Indian dining in the U.K. was synonymous with the concept of a curry house, ironically often run by non-Indian families (I suppose going for a “Bangladeshi” just didn’t have the same ring to it). Fast forwarding to present day, Indian cuisine has quietly evolved to command an “on-trend” … More London Reviews: A Michelin Indian Meal at Benares