Patty & Bun Burger Review: Best Burger in London – Nearly

May 14

Patty & Bun Burger Review: Best Burger in London – Nearly

I finally got myself to Patty and Bun, to try the burgers that are often honoured with the title of ‘best burger in London’. Patty and Bun opened last year and has had rave reviews and massive queues out the door ever since. The best burger I’ve had so far in London is at Lucky Chip at the Sebright Arms in Hackney. Delicious lean meat cooked to...

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Dante Fried Chicken Review: Ride or Fry Cook Book Launch

Apr 22

Dante Fried Chicken Review: Ride or Fry Cook Book Launch

Legendary LA based fried chicken aficionado Dante Gonzales came over to London to launch his new cook book ‘Ride of Fry‘. The man behind Dante Fried Chicken aka DFC originally took culinary inspiration from his Creole grandmother and set up a pop-up gourmet food truck that won the Thrillest Best Los Angeles Food Truck. For two weekends only, DFC set up...

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The Attendant Review: London Coffee Shop in an Old Toilet

Apr 13

The Attendant Review: London Coffee Shop in an Old Toilet

The Attendant is a central London coffee shop with a difference – it’s situated in a converted toilet. But don’t let that put you off, the coffee is some of the best around and the breakfast snacks and sweet treats are delicious too. Atmosphere and Decor – 9/10 You’ll find The Attendant in one of those old public toilets where you go...

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Buen Ayre Restaurant Review: Argentinian Steak Restaurant in Hackney

Mar 16

Buen Ayre Restaurant Review: Argentinian Steak Restaurant in Hackney

You’ll find Buen Ayre on the uber-trendy super-foodie Broadway Market, just off of London Fields. It’s an Argentinian steak restaurant with a genuine Argentine in the kitchen – chef John Patrick Rattagan. Decor & Atmosphere – 6/10 Inside Buen Ayre is surprisingly small, with around 10 tables, so booking is essential on the busier nights...

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Duke’s Brew & Que Breakfast Review: American Food in Hackney

Mar 06

Duke’s Brew & Que Breakfast Review: American Food in Hackney

Duke’s Brew & Que opened in March 2012 and is first and foremost an American grill joint serving meat treats like ribs, pulled pork and sliders. You’ll find it just a stone’s throw from Haggerston Overground station, sandwiched in between Regent’s Canal and Kingsland Rd in Hackney. Duke’s Brew and Que also do brunch and in true...

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The Empress Restaurant Review: Great British Food in Hackney

Feb 26

The Empress Restaurant Review: Great British Food in Hackney

Formerly known as The Empress of India, The Empress got rid of its far eastern suffix when new owners took over 2 years ago. You’ll find it on Lauriston road in Hackney, nestled on the edge of Victoria Park amongst the cluster of kitsch cafes and gastro pubs that include The Lauriston and The Royal Inn on the Park. Inside, the decor has been thought about, but...

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