In most cultures, dining is very much a social bonding and sharing experience, none more so than when you enjoy Mexican cuisine.
Steven Novick, the founder of Farmstand, had the vision of recreating the small, American roadside stalls found in his hometown within the state of Wisconsin.Â
To celebrate sakura (the cherry blossom festival in Japan), we headed down to esteemed fine dining restaurant, Sake no Hana to sample head chef, Hideki Hiwatashi's special sakura menu
From the outset, you can see that 35 New Cavendish is cultivated and refined drinking and dining establishment
It is a sign of quality assurance when you visit a Thai restaurant in London and they have branches in Thailand, across the globe and now six branches in London.
Tourists might bring a huge amount to our economy, but if you've ever been to Knightsbridge on a Saturday afternoon, you will understand the frustration of getting around trying to shop for items without having to spend the whole afternoon in the same department store.
You know a restaurant must be doing something right if it's still full on a Sunday night at 21:30, which was the case on a recent visit to Pizzicotto at High Street Kensington.
The concept is ingeniously simple: Mister Lasagna is London's first specialist lasagna restaurant serving 21 type of lasagna.
A short fictional story, often featuring mythical creatures and plants is how you would best describe a fable. The Fable restaurant in Farringdon stays true to its origins online where it's described as being â€˜inspired by the fantasy world of fairy tales.â€™ To me this conjures up a quirky environment full of mystery and wonder and so I was intrigued as to what lay ahead.
In typical Shoreditch fashion, the restaurant RÃ¶k is too cool to even have their name displayed on the restaurant front.
Huge credit must go to the marketing team behind Bodean's BBQ for being as upfront as possible about the meat-laden nature of their restaurants.
As quirky bars go, you will be hard-pressed to find many that beats the Natural Philosopher; it is a concealed drinking den by night that is a vintage-style Mac repair shop in the daytime.
Like Hansel and Gretelâ€™s discovery of a house laden with treats within a forest, I discovered a shop full of indulgence on the edge of Regentâ€™s Park. The Choconut boutique was just as deadly with its lavish window display full of highly decorative confectionery and a large chocolate fountain to lure you in.