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
Well, I don’t know what took me so long to write this review and share photos of the dinner I had a Shackfuyu in March, a few weeks after it had opened in Soho. If you’re a foodie and have a Twitter account you have probably heard of this restaurant already: owned by Australian chef Ross Shonhan, Shackfuyu is the little brother of Bone Daddies and Flesh & Buns. While all three restaurants have very different concepts and menus, they all share influences from Japanese cuisine and Shonhan’s modern approach to traditional dishes.
I am a fan of Bone Daddies… Continue reading
Bird is an east London diner specialised in fried chicken. Not the tasteless and greasy type you might get from a takeaway after a late night out. We are talking about 100% free range chicken from British farms, delivered fresh daily and prepared high quality ingredients. This chicken is sourced responsibly and cooked with recipes developed by Bird’s founders after researching on the best fried chickens in US and Asia.
‘Free Range & Fried’ describes our product and how it’s prepared, but it also describes our attitude to what we do – naughty but nice.
I rarely eat fried food… Continue reading