Do-it-yourself food at silver spoon prices Chinese food in London has long been dominated by Cantonese cooking, but that appeared to be changing in the mid noughties with Sichuanese eateries opening up across the city. That move towards better representation of China’s myriad regional cuisines soon stalled, but it appears to have restarted with new … Continue reading
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Kiki review – seriously stinky tofu
This review of a Taiwan restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage Taipei is full of interesting places to eat, but when you’re stumbling around the city’s confusingly named streets while basting yourself in your own sweat then you sometimes need to settle on whatever is closest to your hotel. Templeton Peck, … Continue reading
Chez Liline review – a taste of Mauritius in north London
A ray of tropical sunshine in grey north London? Update April 2013 – this restaurant has now closed With some restaurants, there may be a nagging doubt in the back of your mind as to whether the ingredients used by the kitchen are fresh or not. This shouldn’t be a problem with Chez Liline however … Continue reading
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal review – overrated?
Is it really as good as everyone says it is? Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal needs no introduction for anyone who has even a casual interest in restaurants – the man is everywhere from numerous TV programs to even the front page of the Daily Mail. I’ve been chomping at the bit to try out his … Continue reading