Beagling into the Night

Having reluctantly missed the soft launch in the beginning of April (due to fiery final year essays) and then finding myself out of town (au revoir rainy London), I finally managed to check out the Beagle. Deducing from the the crowds spilling out, this new restaurant, bar and coffee shop run by krankbrother‘s Kieran and […]


You know your belief/pride/faith in your culture is tested when the following happens: the other night  (in fact the other special night after our blog launch), we got back home predictably starved and dehydrated. So we raided our stash of our snobby munchy food, meaning the Angelina chocolat chaud and the rest of our Ladurée […]

Eats at Old Town 97, Chinatown

There is a reason why your Asian honey is about to outlive you by 7+ years, and that reason is because their diets consist of carbohydrates soaked in a mixture of salt, water and monsodium glutamate (MSG), which is their interpretation of soup. #StereotypingFauxPas It is for this exact reason that Old Town 97 is […]


LOKAL is a semi-old fashioned way of saying ‘restaurant’ – and the name of an extraordinary restaurant located Linienstrasse in Berlin Mitte – a place whenre high-end meets alternative. Its simple rustic interior designed by Katja Buchholz with its soft lights, lilies, and lots of wood and white create a sense of homeliness extended in public space, which beautifully realizes the […]

DIY Banoffee Pie

Tried and tested during a (fearful) attempt at something >5 ingredients. For the super cooking novice with fewer culinary skills than an American in a coma, I present to you the Carnation Banoffee Pie recipe which I quote/paraphrase as follows: Stuffs you need: 200g melted butter 250g crushed digestive biscuits 100g soft brown sugar 1 […]

Eat-eats at Cafe Gourmand

Following 10 summer days in Paris (and what appeared to be a never-ending cloud of wine – and therefore bliss), one would be heavily understating to the point of lying if one proclaimed to not miss it.  SO ! like a blessing sent straight from Jesus himself, Cafe Gourmand opened Spring 2012 for the Londoners […]