Category Archives: Restaurants

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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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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Hand and Flowers: the devil is in the execution!

It was meant to be an expedition beyond the safe confines of the M25.  Yes, I know it is rather embarrassing that between K and I, we had over two decades of living in the UK, but we had barely … Continue reading

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Foodie postcard: lunch with a view in Ravello, Italy

It all started with “Wine and Drugs” which, if you know me, I can resist everything but temptation.  A friendly shopkeeper pouring generous gulps of wine for tasting, some really good wine later, I’d fallen for the scam and ended … 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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The RIBA Restaurant: a visual spectacle

What do you do in London on a Tuesday evening?  No museum late openings, no football games on and Tues is a difficult night to get out in time for plays.  Oh I know, enjoy a wonderful meal with your … Continue reading

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