Category Archives: London

Bincho Yakitori: BBQ + booze can be such a winning combination

There are certain concepts that transcend cultures, like the idea of drinking while nibbling on small plates of savoury snacks. The idea being that you get hungry from the drinking, whilst the salt from the snacks makes you thirsty and … Continue reading

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Donostia: same same but different

I have mentioned my deep love of José before, probably on more than one occasion, probably anytime anyone mentions the word ‘tapas’ and probably too many times. But that’s how much I heart the place. So any other tapas restaurant … Continue reading

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Foodie postcard: casual chic dining in Sydney, Australia

The Travelling Tummies have recently recruited a friend in Australia who has been sending us many pictures of her meals ever since she heard about our blog. Here’s a first postcard!  To keep it a little closer to home, we … Continue reading

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Gold Mine: feels like home…

Home, that is what Gold Mine can be described as.  Having lived away from home so many years, I have mostly lost my cravings for Singaporean foods.  And instead, I have cravings for a particular style of Cantonese that has … Continue reading

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Foodie postcard: Goulston Street Market, East London

I was recently spending a fair amount of time around Aldgate for work.  Now you will have realised from the proliferation of reviews of restaurants in West and Central London, that I am a West Londoner.  I occasionally venture to … Continue reading

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Falafel Hut at Shepherds Bush Market – a surprise find

One of the things I love about London is that it’s actually made up of many small areas, each with their own sense of community, culture, flavours, distractions and individuals. Last Saturday was quality time for Chun and me in … Continue reading

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Food marathon: St John Hotel and The Sportsman

In the interests of trying not to look like a stuffed sausage during the Great London Swim, I have been trying (halfheartedly) trying not eat out for more than one meal a day. Pah! Epic fail, with my recent double dinner … Continue reading

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Baozi Inn: the revolution continues

About 6 years ago, a little revolution in the Chinese food scene in London began with the opening of Bar Shu, introducing a new and fiery style of Sichuan cooking in a trendy setting to conquer the stranglehold on Chinese … Continue reading

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Zheng Zhong Lan Zhou La Mian Noodle Bar: Don’t judge a noodle bar by its terrible storefront

I love hand-pulled noodles (“la mian“).  I love their squidginess, and the hot sauces and tasty broths that accompany them.  I particularly love it when someone else makes them for me, having once tried in earnest and failed dismally (that … Continue reading

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Taqueria: taco mania!

You’ve heard about MJo’s Mexican food obsession.  And after our last disappointing experience, we decided that we would be more stringent with our restaurant selection.  This time, Taqueria 1) was actually recommended by an actual Mexican person (we have only … Continue reading

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