I love steak but hate the choice that goes with it. Rib-eye, rump, sirloin. Grilled or pan fried. So imagine my delight in stumbling across Le Relais de Venise l'entrecôte, a gem of resturant in Marylebone that centres around one very simple menu.
Time Out's updated feature on the best spots to drink in London is ready for consumption. Neat or on the rocks (or hell, out of a bottle or a can), it's your for the taking.
Today begins National Vegetarian Week. Eat meat? So do we. But a good vegetarian restaurant is a good restaurant, and so we celebrate our three favourites. Yes, doubtful reader, carnivores can love vegetarian restaurants too.
I used to work with a certain client based near Tower Hill, and to get there I had to walk down The Minories, on the edge of the City. Not having travelled on the road for the last year, I was confronted with two new bars...
Located in the portico salvaged from the original Royal Opera House, Roast looks straight down the Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels street and into Bridget Jones' bedroom window, delivering an impressive setting. Too bad the experience doesn't deliver.
Haz haz become my regular Liverpool Street Station lunch date spot. In & out in an hour for £15, with reliable Turkish fare that's perfect right about right mid-day.
Miyako is the kind of restaurant you walk by a thousand times and never notice, until someone suggests you meet there. Corner of Liverpool Street and Bishopsgate. Are you able to place it?
You may well have crossed paths with HITCitizen Mr King-Edwards in one of the City's best drinking spots. In this instalment, he visits the newest branch of Rocket (and likes it). And next week, he goes to the opening of The Abbey Bar. Of course he does.
We're in the middle of Alcohol Awareness Week (7-14 April). Wait, don't click away! There might be something here you want to (or let's face it, should) read.
As I walked to the station the other night I was heartened to spot the Evening Standard placards splashing licensing minister Gerry Sutcliffe's apparent criticism of alcohol tax rises in Alistair Darling's budget.
My friend Owen is crazy about East and South East Asian food. Several years working in the region, coupled with a healthy appetite, have given him an appreciation of the dishes from that part of the world, usually ahead of the trend.
The next time you need to make dessert (or must volunteer to 'bring something'), this is it.
Eggs and red meat have both been on the nutritional hit list – but after a major study last week dismissed a link between fats and heart disease, is it time for a complete rethink?