Category Dinner

28-50 Wine Workshop and Kitchen Marlylebone, London

28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen offers many wines by the glass, carafe, and bottle and serves French Bistro style food in 3 locations in London – Marylebone, Mayfair, and Fetter Lane.  At the Marylebone location that we went to, we were very happy with the wines we tried and the food, although I felt that […]

ffiona’s: British food with a modern twist, London

ffiona’s is a cozy, family run restaurant that serves British food with a modern twist.  Service is friendly, attentive – don’t be surprised if you are served by Ffiona herself.  Many guests at ffiona’s seem to be regulars (or were on the evening that I visited).  Ffiona knows exactly where her meat, seafood and produce […]

Beauty and Essex, NYC

Beauty & Essex is a huge (300 seater) dining space with an entrance that looks like a pawn shop. Although it opened in NYC in late 2010 it is still very popular with large groups and late night diners.  I have had great food and service there every time I have gone with a large […]

Dock Kitchen in London

Chef Stevie Parle, a River Cafe alum, runs an experimental kitchen at Dock Kitchen that creates menus based on the best produce of the season. Dock Kitchen prides itself in using spices much like a “flavour”  / “special” of the month (e.g., Sri Lanka inspires the menu for the next 2 – 3 weeks, until […]

Salt Yard in London

Salt Yard serves modern tapas with Spanish and Italian influenced flavours and produce.  Salt Yard has other (sister) tapas restaurants scattered across central London (Dehesa, Opera Tavern, and the latest Ember Yard) –  I am yet to go to any of these, so cannot say how they are different or better (if at all).  The […]

Maille: Product Review

Note: This is a product review of Maille UK products that I was requested to try.  All views in this post are mine / Not Just Vegetarian‘s The extremely nice people at Maille UK reached out to me to try out their products.   Did you know that Maille have been in the vinegar and […]

Shoryu Ramen: Vegetarian ramen in London

Judging by the numerous reviews of ramen places in London and NYC, yes everyone loves a steaming hot bowl of noodles in a rich, flavourful broth. For the uninitiated, ramen shops do not take reservations, but long wait times outside the ramen shops in cold, windy and rainy weather do not the masses from their […]