Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Cat’s Pyjamas, Headingley

As an Indian street food restaurant with a focus on craft beer, this new addition to Headingley will always be subject to the lazy comparisons with Bundobust, one of my favourite places to eat in Leeds. But the the only similarity between them is that they both sell okra fries (to everyone’s relief)! The focus […]

Beigel Bake, Shoreditch

As one of the oldest bakeries on Brick Lane, this 24 hour eatery has left a legacy in London. And rightly so! I can easily say this place served me the best bagel I’ve ever eaten, which unexpectedly comes from a no-frills, outdated takeaway in East London. I went for their well known hot salt […]

Sky Garden, The City

Working in the Monument area of London from 2014 to 2015, I saw the Walkie Talkie building come from rags to riches…quite literally…from the rags that were used to cover the windows to stop the sun’s reflection melting cars to the riches that they charge for drinks! Rumour has it that planning permission would only […]

Duck and Rice, Soho

The idea of this place is great: a venture from the creator of Wagamamas which claims to be an oriental gastropub. I really wanted to like it, but I can’t say I was impressed. There are two spaces to choose from. The downstairs bar which serves a “bar menu” offering only a small number of […]

Canal Mills, Leeds

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