Ceviche Secrets from the Master

Ceviche Secrets from the Master

Peruvian cuisine may have conquered London, with ceviche found on any menu that purports to be on trend. Varieties abound from the types of fish used to the elements used to make the tiger’s milk, the acidity of which cooks the fish. Ceviche and Senior Ceviche are the names most know and by far two…

London's Best Raw Fish

London's Best Raw Fish

Having given our run down of the best alternative tartares in London, it’s only fare we give a run down of the best raw fish places in town. How can we not when it’s so permeated into the current zeitgeist. Appearing even more often than steak tartare these days, there are a number of places that…

La Bodega Negra

La Bodega Negra

Mexican restaurants are popping up constantly in London, and in Soho particularly. The Mexican Queen of Soho undoubtedly is La Bodega Negra. There is the street level café that only takes reservations at lunch, and the hidden secret restaurant round the corner where you’re not getting in without a reservation. The restaurant is a lively…

Ceviche vs. Senor Ceviche?

Ceviche vs. Senor Ceviche?

Peruvian food, particularly ceviche, has become the favourite cuisine of London. Appearing in one form or another on most middle and top end menus, it seems there’s no end in sight for its popularity. New Peruvian restaurants continue to open, with more and more heading here are opening establishments at the top end of the…

Central

Central

Many top chefs have come to their profession by a circuitous route. Gordon Ramsey famously planned to be a footballer, while Daniel Burns and Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of Torst/Luksus in New York came from careers as a philosophy and mathematics graduate with dreams of winning the Fields Medal, and as a teacher, respectively. Virgilio Martinez perhaps…

We Speak to Virgilio Martinez

We Speak to Virgilio Martinez

Arriving at 31 Rathbone Place, the home of Lima in Fitzrovia, I’m told, after some confusion as to who I was and why I was there, to make my way downstairs, where I should find Virgilio Martinez . Descending from the long white, naturally lit restaurant to the dark blue basement area with its own…