dining out

Review: 28-50 Restaurant [Fetter Lane, London]

Wine is on the menu [Ed: …again] tonight thanks to the 28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen (and their MASSIVE wine menu). But will we be raising a glass at Fetter Lane, or will we bottle it? Samina investigates… Rating:  Cuisine: Modern European In A Word:
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Review: Noodle Lab, Wagamama [Soho]

Wagamama have very recently launched their new ‘innovative’ kitchen in Soho where the public can try out never-been-seen before dishes and give direct feedback. Not really the done thing for brands of this size, and promising of much excitement – is it yay or
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Review – Red Sails Restaurant, Faversham Creek Hotel [Kent]

We sent Shekha down to the historic Faversham, in Kent, to sample the recently awarded 2AA Rosette Red Sails Restaurant in the Faversham Creek Hotel. Exciting food served with a side of local history, village politics and a flooding creek made for an eventful trip! Rating Cuisine
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Review: The Royal Oak [Twickenham]

Located in the heart of England’s ‘rugby town’, The Royal Oak of Twickenham hopes to score points with their seasonal menu, refreshing beer and cosy atmosphere. Will it be a roaring success? Or will there be scrumming at the exit? Rating: Cuisine: British In A
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Review: Mommi [Clapham]

Where the distinctive flavours of Japan meet the exoticness of Latin America, Samina wishes to go. Turns out she only has to visit Clapham… Rating: Cuisine: Peruvian-Japanese fusion In A Word: Saporous Appeals to: Small and large groups of friends in particular, there
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Boki Covent Garden, London

Review: Boki [Seven Dials]

Our Samina heads down to Boki in Seven Dials, Covent Garden. It may look like a coffee shop, but it is much more… Rating: Cuisine: Fusion? In A Word: Original Appeals to: Mainly couples, mates who are catching up and I can see a fair few singles here. A general mix of
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Review: Lokanta, Sheffield

Rating:   In a Word: Staycation     Cuisine: Turkish   Appeals To: Anyone who fancies revisiting their holidays in food form – or if you just like good home cooked food.   Over them there hills It’s not often enough I get to travel
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Review: Bluu, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Institution   Cuisine: Barbecue/American   Appeals To: Girls and boys about town. Anyone who isn’t a vegetarian.    Northern Quarter Revamp Manchester’s Northern Quarter has long been a popular stomping ground for creatives, for
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Review: Cafe Rouge, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Jolie   Cuisine: French Bistro   Appeals To: Shoppers, families, anyone who fancies something other than a cheap burger, or chips to eat and drink.    C’est Bon Back to the Trafford Centre. Again. I’m beginning to think the
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Review: Southern Eleven, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Redneck   Cuisine: Southern American/Barbecue   Appeals To: Meat eaters, vegetarians who have to accompany said meat eaters, and bears.    Spinningfields Smoke Shack Way back when Spinningfields was but an infant, I first visited Southern
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