WHAT A GIRL EATS: HENRIETTA

The few-months-old restaurant stands inconspicuous amid the red bricks of Henrietta Street. More like a townhouse, the boutique hotel and restaurant is cosy, reserved and shies away from aesthetic over-indulgence. Manned by The Experimental Group and the renowned Chef Ollie Dabbous, the menu is minimal, sophisticated and seasonal. I have always regretted not visiting the eponymous establishment when I was…
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SANS PERE, EAST LONDON

Sans Pere may look like the new kid on the Shoreditch block but it’s not so far from the former pie shop that stood on Great Eastern Street as you may think. Renovated by the son of its previous owner and founder of Stirling Ackroyd, the chic and aesthetically clean concept store not only offers a cafe and homeware shop…
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MASTERCHEF PING COOMBES BRUNCH CLUB AT CHI KITCHEN

Masterchef fans will know the name Ping Coombes but for those of us that are a little less enthusiastic in the kitchen, she is the winner of the 2014 UK TV show. Specialising in authentic South East Asian cuisine, the chef and mother (of one and a half kids!) designs the menu at Chi Kitchen on Oxford Street – a contemporary Pan-Asian…
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REVIEW TRULY EXPERIENCES: CLUB GASCON 5 COURSE TASTING MENU

Club Gascon, a one star Michelin restaurant in the City stands humble amongst cobbled streets and pub-lined alleyways. Out of the prestigiously awarded restaurants I’ve visited, it’s one of the most understated yet refined. The restaurant itself is part of a group, Le Bar (which is just next door) and Comptoir Gascon. Walking into the intimate dining room is not…
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A WEEK IN THE LIFE

It’s really hard to talk about being busy as a blogger without coming across as incredibly self indulgent. Conventionally, a demanding job and equally active social life suggests a degree of popularity and especially in this industry, where this is currency, there is a real problem with ‘boast-plaining’. It’s a term I like to think I’ve coined where you complain…
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