The Cheese Bar: the stuff of dreams or nightmares?

I’m a huge fan of The Cheese Truck’s toasties. That buttery-crisp fried bread with hot, oozing and stringy filling is undeniably damn good. And yes, when I heard that Matthew Carver, man behind the wheel, was opening a permanent, brick-and-mortar jaunt in The Stables named The Cheese Bar, and my Facebook feed was filled with… Continue reading The Cheese Bar: the stuff of dreams or nightmares?

Balls & Company: a place for balls, enjoyed in good company

Who? Chef-owner Bonny Porter was a finalist on Australian MasterChef in 2012. After coming to London Town to cook in the kitchens of The Arts Club and Village East, she decided that a better use of her talents would be to set up a restaurant dedicated to the international marvel of the meatball. What? The… Continue reading Balls & Company: a place for balls, enjoyed in good company

Ottolenghi, a nod to the almighty salad

Who: Brainchild of Yotam Ottolenghi, Jerusalem-born chef and cookery writer, and Sami Tamimi. What: Taking origins from his Israeli roots, Ottolenghi’s food is best described as Middle Eastern with a Western twist. Where: Upper Street, although the original deli is in Notting Hill and outposts in Spitalfields and Belgravia have since opened. Don’t be put… Continue reading Ottolenghi, a nod to the almighty salad