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Review Tokotsu

Review: Tonkotsu, Soho

Ramen ramen ramen. Ramen? Ramen! At the start of my last restaurant review, I made some sort of joke about every single new restaurant in London being a ‘burger joint’. And until they invent a burger made from ramen noodles (oh wait…they already have!) we’ll just have to make do with regular ramen in steaming […]

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Review Porkys

Review: Porky’s, Camden

Every new restaurant that’s opened in London in the last six months has been – what’s officially known in the trade – a “burger joint”. No, really it’s true. “What about that fusion Japa-…” you might start to ask before I say “SHUSH SHUSH SHUSH I’M RIGHT anyway you’re thinking of a fusion Japanese-Peruvian┬áburger place […]

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Review Herman Ze German

Review: Herman Ze German, Soho

If you’ve ever visited Germany you’ll know that, in amongst all the lederhosen, steins of beer, endless Scorpions songs on endless loop and giant statues of Jurgen Klinsmann on every street corner, there’s one very special food speciality that no visitor can possible resist. Currywurst. This delightful meal is so simple, yet so special…so filling…so […]

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Review El Vergel

Review: El Vergel, Borough

London Budget has a bit of a thing for Latin American cuisine. Let’s not go into the whys, but let’s just accept this as fact. So when London Budget came across the information that a Chilean cafe-bar-restaurant named El Vergel exists in Borough, London Budget could barely wait a second longer and demanded an outing. […]

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Review Flesh and Buns

Review: Flesh and Buns

Do you remember when you were, say, nine or ten years old, and you and your playground friends would look up at the clouds above you and speculate how amazing it would be to be able to live in a cloud? (Then, of course, your attention would be rapidly drawn to the game of Stick […]

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Design Junction London 2013

Review: Design Junction London 2013

Attending Design Junction London 2013 was my first time attending this design show – the third instalment, which takes place during the London Design Festival each year. I wouldn’t especially call myself a design aficionado, and neither – unfortunately – do I have the budget to indulge in many of the superbly high quality items […]

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