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The Ninth

The Ninth

How much value do you put on an hour of your time?  If it was only GBP1, could I hire you to clean my toilet?  If it is astronomically high like 10,000 times that amount, please explain to me why do you spend so much…

Core

Core

There seems to be something strangely attractive about Notting Hill Gate.  It seems to be running on a different time from the rest of London with stately mansions, high end cars parked on the side of the road and particularly well shod citizens in the…

Nopi

Nopi

Apparently Nopi stands for North of Piccadilly.  With such a clever play on words, I expected the food to be short and precise, reflecting the name of the restaurant.  The dining room, with white and minimalist decor in a high ceiling cavern only served to…

Duck Duck Goose

Duck Duck Goose

When I was younger (and more naive), far away from my native land (and comfort food), I would easily fall into unceasing adoration of anything with rice.  In my first extended time away from home in London, I found that potatoes everyday just didn’t do…

Kitchen Table

Kitchen Table

Bubbledogs.  Kind of a weird name. A doggy spa perhaps?  Although perhaps better than calling your restaurant Kitchen Table. Non-descriptive it is. Kind of a mouthful as well.  Although, it is better than alternatives I have seen.  The Fire Station, Low Slow & Juke and…