Smiths of Smithfield – Up To The Rooftop

Up To The Rooftop was a special showcase event at Smiths of Smithfield, which I was invited to attend two weeks ago.

Taking over five floors of a Grade II listed warehouse in Farringdon, across the street from Smithfield Market, SOS is a place to go to for brunches, cocktails, private parties and fine dining. I have eaten at the ground floor cafe a few times, but now I had the chance to eat at the top floor restaurant. I was very excited!

The event was hosted on the hottest week of the year so far, so drinking a… Continue reading →

Seventeen: Szechuan Dinner

One of the perks of being a food blogger is getting invited to nice events, such as tastings, cookery lessons and opening parties. These occasions offer the chance to experience different dishes, discover new cuisines and meet people with whom I share the same passion.

That’s why I loved the Szechuan food event at Seventeen in Notting Hill: at the dinner, which took place in May, I discovered that Chinese food can be incredibly flavoured and spicy and I also met some very nice bloggers!

I extended the invite to my friend Charlotte, only to discover later that… Continue reading →

Pitt Cue Co.

After months of postponing, the day finally arrived for me to try the most famous American-style BBQ joint in London, Pitt Cue Co.

Opened in January by chef Tom Adams and his friend Jamie Berger, Pitt Cue has already reached cult status, for its fantastic meat as much as for its long queues. With only 30 covers and a no-reservation policy, it’s no surprise that it takes 1-2 hours on average to sit in the tiny Soho restaurant.

There are ways to beat the crowd: for dinner, arrive before their opening time at 6pm or alternatively get there after 9pm!… Continue reading →