★★★★☆ / Italian

Meter review – Old Street pizza palace or pizza pants?

How does it measure up? Update July 2013 – this restaurant has now closed There’s obviously no shortage of pizza places in London, but most of them serve up grease-laden slices of slop. Franco Manca, with branches in Brixton, Chiswick and Westfield, is an exception but most of those locations aren’t exactly convenient if you’re … Continue reading

★★☆☆☆ / Vegetarian

Terre a Terre review – eat your vegetables and you’ll grow up big and strong

This review of a Brighton restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage Brighton has more than its fair share of vegetarian restaurants and I had the opportunity to try out Terre a Terre, one of its most well-regarded, with the help of Wicket, Kangaroo Face, The Youngling and Sue-Ellen. Actually, Sue-Ellen … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Eclectic / Modern European / Modernist

Fleur review – small plates, big portions

This review of a Las Vegas restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. Viewed from the outside it’s hard to imagine that Fleur offers some interesting fine dining in small plates form. Located in the bustling, cavernous mall-like parade of restaurants inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel, the bar and smattering of … Continue reading