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The Sichuan review – tongue tickling in Shoreditch and the City
Fire and blood link Old Street and Liverpool Street London’s ‘ethnic’ restaurants tend to be clustered together in specific neighbourhoods due to quirks of history and rent. The Korean restaurants of New Malden, the Sri Lankan eateries of Tooting and the little Vietnam that is Kingsland Road are just a few examples. Cuisines that have … Continue reading
Gunpowder review – lamb chops better than Tayyab’s
Tiny City Indian shows us the money The City is the last place I’d expect to find a small and characterful restaurant tucked away on a small lane, but that’s exactly what I found in Gunpowder. This narrow Indian restaurant just has space for around two dozen covers – be prepared to hear every detail … Continue reading
Hoppers review – the Sri Lankan verdict on Soho’s new Sri Lankan restaurant
To queue or not to queue If you hear a deep, guttural howl of despair echoing across London, then fear not. It’s probably just me triaging my email inbox. If they gave out monetary prizes for inbox restaurant buzzword bingo, then I’d be swanning about the Maldives in a hover chariot made of moonrock. ‘Seasonal British … Continue reading
Greenleaf review – sleek new Chinese comes to Holborn
Chinese food turns over a new leaf or just the same old stuff? An increasing number of sleek new southeast Asian restaurants are popping up in Holborn and one of the latest is Greenleaf, a new Cantonese restaurant just down the road from Korean eatery Kimchee. It’s located on a side street, so you’d have to … Continue reading
La Bola review – one trick pony?
This review of a Madrid restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. La Bola is just a stone’s throw away from Madrid’s opera house and the official residence of the Spanish royal family so it gets more than its fair share of tourists. Other than the staggering number of non-Spaniards passing … Continue reading
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