Keeping up with the London Foodies: On Trend Eats in 2017

I’m both slightly embarrassed and proud to admit that I recently queued for over an hour to get my hands on London’s latest infatuation… eggy waffle cones. The sensationally Insta-worthy treats are just the peak of the many thrilling food trends making waves at the moment; and as you likely know (and expect) by now, I can never … More Keeping up with the London Foodies: On Trend Eats in 2017

London Reviews: An Italian Love-Affair at Il Pampero, at The Hari

The quiet corner of Chesham Place and Pont Street is one of those historic London sites which have endured the test of time, surviving a bombing in 1940 to metamorphose into a series of modern boutique hotels over the years. Its current avatar is The Hari, which has succeeded in softening the harsh edges of the ’50s style … More London Reviews: An Italian Love-Affair at Il Pampero, at The Hari

London Reviews: Dinner at WastED London, Dan Barber’s pop-up at Selfridges

Whether by coincidence or by fate, both my personal and professional life revolve around food. Whilst you might be already familiar with my foodie predilections, less known perhaps is that as an economic consultant I mostly work on projects aimed at improving agricultural productivity and practices.  So you can imagine my profound delight at having experienced WastED London this weekend, the much awaited pop-up … More London Reviews: Dinner at WastED London, Dan Barber’s pop-up at Selfridges

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)