WHAT A GIRL EATS: SAKE NO HANA

Full disclosure: before writing this post, I asked my girlfriends if there was any point in reporting on a restaurant that I wouldn’t return to for food. They said yes – so here we are, my review of Sake No Hana. Now, before you click away from this post or write off this Mayfair sibling of Hakkasan, it’s worth reading…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: XU

I was going to title this, “you need to come here”, which is quite self-explanatory. Open for just four months, Xu is the sister of Fitzrovia favourite Bao and one of the newer breed of stylish restaurants to move into Chinatown. Modelled after a 1930’s Taiwanese eatery, the minimal retro vibes lend a feeling of escapism enhanced by the playful…
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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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