italian cuisine

Pizza Rossa - Signage

Review – Pizza Rossa [Leadenhall Market]

Rating Cuisine Italian street pizza by the slice In A Word Energetic Appeals To Pizza explorers, pizza elitists, square pizza aesthetes and dyed in the wool Italians Impulse shoppers and Leadenhall lunchers with an Italian persuasion. People in ‘power’ suits who,
Read More

Review – Humble Grape’s ‘Italian Gran Turismo’

In A Nutshell An opportunity to spend about 4 hours learning about and tasting a number of small production and artisan wines from a certain region, in this case, Italy. There’s also some food paired with the wine Where Various spots in London, this was held near London
Read More
Caffeina - Front Entrance

Review – Caffeina [Tower Hill]

Rating Appeals To Displaced Italians (especially those extra picky types with a particular taste for Italian coffee, or types of Italian cheeses that you can’t generally get in the UK) Bohemian individuals who like to discuss powerful ideas and/or ferment rebellions in
Read More
Pizza Express - Emilia Romana

News – Pizza Express’ Spring & Summer Menu For 2014

Jack: The nice people at Pizza Express invited Greta & I to come down and try the new Spring & Summer Menu for 2014. This year they’re again going with a lot of lighter, lower calorie dishes, presumably to help people prepare themselves for the ‘beach
Read More
La Polenteria Soho - View From The Front

Review – La Polenteria [Soho]

Rating Cuisine Northern Italian / ‘Peasant Food’ Appeals To Polenta obsessives and pasta dismissives  Vegans and Vegetarians Very hip young types and people who want to get on the Polenta trend People seeking a filling, economical bite or two  ( £7 for a
Read More
Spaghetti House Knightsbridge- Entrance & signage

Review – Spaghetti House [Knightsbridge]

Rating Appeals to Italo-centric Foodies/Non Foodies: People who want a taste of some pretty authentic Italian faire Hungry people: People who want a hearty meal/portions that will satisfy food cravings with a hearty combination of monounsaturated fats, wheat flour and meaty
Read More
Executive Chef Pino Lavarra

Profile – Pino Lavarra [Tosca, Ritz Carlton Hong Kong]

We speak to head chef Pino Lavarra, who amongst a fair few other things, was at some point actually crowned as ‘One of the Best Chefs in the World’ (a legitimate achievement) by the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Since early
Read More

Christmas – Pizza Express Christmas Menu 2013

Hannah: Jack asked me to be a plus one to try to the new Pizza Express Christmas Menu; it’s one of my favourite places to eat at so how could I refuse? I had seen their Christmas menu advertised, but had previously had little inclination to try it, preferring to stick to my
Read More