Chishuru, Brixton

Chishuru is a West African restaurant in Brixton Village market, following on from a supper club run by head chef Adejoké Bakare, and located thanks to her winning a competition that has

Two Lights, Shoreditch

“Modern British” food is supposed to be the fusion of traditional British ingredients and dishes with new flavours and ways of cooking. Well, maybe. For me, it’s more of an “I know

Review: The Hero of Maida, Maida Vale

There is a great pleasure in walking to and from a restaurant. I moved house recently and whereas Black Axe Mangal was the closest restaurant to my house before, the Hero of

Review: The Begging Bowl, Peckham

The Begging Bowl was one of the first really high-quality Thai restaurants in London, since joined by places like Som Saa, Kiln and The Smoking Goat, which have brought some of the

Review: Orange Buffalo, Tooting

For some reason, London’s restaurants find it extremely difficult to do good buffalo wings. No matter how good somewhere is in other respects, their wings will likely be slimy, soft and coated

Review: The Laughing Heart, Hackney

I will probably never really appreciate wine the same way some other people do. There are now some excellent resources, like Josh’s Wine List, for people who want to be able to

Review: The Black Horse, Norbiton

Restaurant quality is pretty concentrated in a few places. If someone asks me where they ought to eat tonight in Soho or Shoreditch I have to ask them if they have any

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