I eat out a lot every week and I eat great food: at cafes and pop-ups, at food markets and fancy restaurants. I rarely have a bad experience, but I also rarely have a truly amazing one. A meal so special and memorable I am still dreaming about it nearly two months later. But it happened with my dinner at the Chef’s Counter at Social Eating House.
Social Eating House is a British restaurant in the heart of Soho, part of Jason Atherton‘s restaurant group. The restaurant is elegant, I would choose it for a special occasion, but compared… Continue reading
St John Maltby is a place I have written about a few months ago, before the summer when it was still known as St John Bakery Room. I had visited the little cafe for breakfast with my Instagram Brunch Club and raved about their bacon sandwich and custard cream doughnuts.
As the popularity of this small neighbourhood cafe grew over the months, St John’s owners decided to extend their food and wine offer, launching a dinner service.
The first St John restaurant was opened by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver in Smithfield in 1994, originally it was intended… Continue reading
I walked past Mele e Pere a few times over the years; I stopped to look at the menu, peeked through the window and admired the colourful glass apples and pears on display. I wrote the name down on my list of restaurants to try, waiting for the right occasion to visit. Finally the chance came last month as the restaurant launched a new breakfast menu and I was invited to try it.
Mele e Pere appears rather small when you look from outside, in fact the restaurant at street level is not more than a cafe’ with a few… Continue reading