Tag: scallop

Bonnie Gull

Bonnie Gull

I know that playing hard to get can sometimes make things seem better than they actually are but this was a bit ridiculous. When I arrived at this restaurant, they didn’t seem to want to let me in at first.  Waving at the windows, I…

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…

Frog

Frog

Apparently the chef of Frog is somewhat of a celebrity. Having placed as a runner-up in MasterChef, Mr Handling did what any self-respecting competitor had to do, open his own restaurant.  This is how I ended up in version 2, based on the strident endorsement…

Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu

Life by contrast is a wonderful thing. If we didn’t have things to compare things to, life would instead resolve into an unending joyless, dreary, mundane trudge.  Or so that is what I tell myself every time I have a bad meal.  It just serves…

Bayleaf

Bayleaf

It is somewhat ironic that right after I complain about titles of restaurants being fairly non-descriptive and not providing many clues, (Kitchen Table, I am looking at you), I would then find myself in Bayleaf.  In this case, the name is a kind of a…