Big Easy

Big Easy

Big Easy’s Covent Garden location (there’s also one on Kings Road and another in Canary Wharf) is nicely located and always busy, but you can turn up on spec and put your name on a waiting list for a table later. Spread over two large floors, we were seated downstairs near the stage (did I…

Truffled Cauliflower Cheese

Truffled Cauliflower Cheese

Macaroni cheese might be all the rage, – though I don’t know why, after the first few mouthfuls it becomes samey, claggy and dull – but what about the far more British equivalent: the lighter and infinitely versatile cauliflower cheese? School dinners are always a quick way to put people off a dish and have…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

This is one of the easiest full flavoured dishes to cook individually are great as dinner party starter or two of them as a weekday dinner with a side salad. And it takes no more than 30 minutes to make.   Ingredients for 2 4 large Field Mushrooms or Portobello Mushrooms 1 Onion – diced…

Skylon

Skylon

D&D group has been long famous for churning out brilliant eating spots in the most glamorous settings, from the on-trend German Gymnasium to the historic Royal Exchange. But D&D group doesn’t only focus on its stylish decor, but thankfully the food as well, as evident by its subsidiaries’ Michelin stars and celebrity chefs. It is…

Oxo Tower Brasserie

Oxo Tower Brasserie

When it comes to dining locations, it’s pretty hard to beat the Oxo Tower with its dining balcony, double height picture postcard windows and views along the river from the Houses of Parliament to Tower Bridge taking in St. Paul’s and The City. Both the brasserie and the restaurant offer the same views and great…

The Anchor & Hope

The Anchor & Hope

Gastro pubs were once called the British equivalent of tapas by (I believe) Ferran Adrià in the context of a style of cuisine that could become a global phenomenon. In the last 15 years, the impact of gastro pubs has bean felt throughout the country and abroad. We may not talk so much about them…