Going up the underground escalators in Balham, you can't help but notice the slogan "Balham HachÃ© - Where meat meets chic".
I've done a lot of reviews in the Square Mile, but ashamedly I've never visited the Phá»Ÿ Mile in Shoreditch. Well there isn't much around that section of Shoreditch, apart from well...Vietnamese restaurants. Much like pizza places, they are great for visiting in your local area, but would you travel across town just for a bowl of phá»Ÿ?
Londoners love a great simple concept restaurant: think bubbledogs, burger & lobster or the raft of ramen bars opening recently. WingsEggs in Fulham is one to add on to this exciting list. It's a casual relaxed eatery that doesn't have the pretension of some of the other restaurants mentioned above, but its menu is no less ingenious.
King's Cross is fast becoming a mecca for foodies to congregate around, from fine dining restaurants to casual eateries, the area has it all. I was tasked to investigate the second restaurant opening of Pizza Union; the Spitafields branch has been incredibly successful with students and office workers readily queuing around the blocks for a slice of Pizza Union action.
How times have changed since the days of Henry VIII, expertly prepared cuisine just isn't sufficient for the refined British palate. They expect to be royally entertained, they see food as theatre; so it was with some irony we wereÂ dispatched to investigate the wildly successfully phenomenon that is the Medieval Banquet.