How do I talk about Bao’s latest venture- which comes to Chinatown, giving its very own taste of 1930s Taipei, and is aptly named Xu. Xu, if you’re wondering, is the name given to old school and rather dapper gentlemen in Taiwanese. I got that little snippet of info from the menu, and it fits … Continue reading Xu London.
With the illusive blue tinted windows and air of sleek mystique, Yauatcha has stood in the heart of Soho for over a decade. And, for a solid thirteen years it's held tightly onto its one Michelin star, which was first awarded way back in 2004. The creation of Alan Yau, daddy of Hakkasan/Busaba Eathai/ Wagamama, Yauatcha … Continue reading Yauatcha Soho.
With the promise of luxe Italian cooking in the heart of Mayfair Bocconcino is, at first glance, one of those illusive spots best saved for the rich and glamorous. Situated a stone’s throw away from the likes of Nobu and Novikov, Bocconcino is surrounded by the go-to hangouts for oligarchs and trust fund babies. This … Continue reading Bocconcino London.
So I recently went to see Nocturnal Animals and today's post is going to be a reflection on that. There will be many spoilers, so if you've not seen it and want to go in fresh you might want to avoid this article. Or, if you're like me and you devour everything you can before … Continue reading Nocturnal Animals and what it is to be sad.
I've been following the WA Cafe for a while now as they pop up fairly regularly on my Instagram feed and the only reason it's taken me this long to actually haul myself over there is because they're based in Ealing Broadway. I live in Greenwich. That's one train, a walk, and two busses away. … Continue reading WA Cafe- Japanese patisserie.
Salutations. So if you know me AT ALL you will know that I love all things Korean. Cutie lip tints, food, K pop, fashion: I breathe it. So when I saw that Tk Maxx for some reason, in one specific store, had shed loads of Korean skincare products on offer (at eye watering prices), I … Continue reading Korean skincare haul.
Way up on the 35th floor of London's cheese-grater building (apparently it's known as the "walkie-talkie" but my imagination doesn't stretch that far) is the city's hottest of hot spots. The Sky Garden. Boasting a cafe, bar, brasserie and restaurant; there's an eclectic mix of tourists, bloggers (yo) and city workers here to woo, wine … Continue reading London: Sky garden.