Tamil Crown

Tamil Crown

In these cold dark days (London is like that in winter), sometimes I feel a need of some warmth. Which is how I ended up at Tamil Crown, a place offering South Eastern fire.  Located in an old pub, its credentials in the spicy department 

Kolae

Kolae

Kolae has opened where the Neal’s Yard cheese warehouse used to be, right next to Monmouth coffee.  It is a good location. The crowded downstairs.  A bit narrow on the way in, it is bustling just like my mind (unfortunately). Upstairs, the cosy feel continues, 

Marugame

Marugame

I was reading the other day about how worry is essentially self-defeating.  On the other hand, there is a fine line between that and planning for the future. This is a dilemma I often face.  As even while I have one meal still in my 

Niu

Niu

Seems like there is a recent Eastern noodle craze in London.  First there was the ramen joints (Ippudo, Tonkotsu, Kanda-Ya), then udon (Ichi-richi), then Xian (Biang, Biang Biang and Master Wei) and now Taiwanese noodles. I like noodles as much as the other guy but 

Manteca

Manteca

Manteca – I am by nature a taciturn man.  So I find loud noises annoying, the burp of cars irritating and the barking of small dogs at times surprising.  I generally look to go to restaurants where this isn’t a problem.  But this was not