Category Late Night Meal

Sophie’s Steakhouse in Chelsea, London

Sophie’s Steakhouse offers a very relaxed weekend brunch / lunch, especially for people with children – service is mostly attentive although gets slow and distracted after 1 PM.   The Chelsea location of Sophie’s Steakhouse, open since 2002, is very popular among Chelsea Football Club fans before a game.   The Covent Garden location of Sophie’s […]

Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, NYC – Rustic Italian fare in a casual setting

It’s often tough to get a reservation at a reasonable time at Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria in NoHo, NYC.  On a night that we were looking to have a late dinner, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria had availability and so we went.  The restaurant serves rustic Italian fare in a casual, relaxed atmosphere and […]

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 […]

Hakkasan Mayfair

Hakkasan Mayfair is a relatively new location (opened in 2010) of the Hakkasan family of restaurants globally, and yet has won Michelin stars in 2012 and in 2013.  Hakkasan (Mayfair) is perhaps very famous for its Peking Duck, New Zealand / Australian Lobster etc. which can burn a hole in your pocket.  This review is […]

El Camion offers late night Mexican in Soho, London

El Camion is a small(ish) Mexican dining spot in Soho, London that serves food from the Baja Peninsula and North West Mexico.  El Camion’s decor with its bright floral table cloth, bright lighting, and displays of a range of hot sauces and alcohol feels very much like a Mexican restaurant in NYC (like Hecho en […]

Many vegetarian options at L’Apicio

L’ Apicio is an Italian inspired restaurant that opened in 2012 in the East Village.  L’Apicio is brought to NYC from the same team that runs della’nima, L’Artusi, and Anfora.  The team includes Chef Gabe Thomson, Beverage Director Joe Campanale (L’Apicio has a huge collection of wines stacked from floor to almost 11 or 12 feet […]

Loved the Pan Asian food at E and O in Notting Hill, London

E & O (for Eastern & Oriental) in Notting Hill is part of Ricker Restaurants (by Will Ricker) serving Pan-Asian food.  It was buzzing with people when we went late on a weekday evening and we thought the buzz was by virtue of it’s location (just off Portobello Road), and soon found out that it […]