London

Flor

Flor

As my dining companion was educating my other dining friend who does not often go out with the two of us (and probably will accompany us even less now), lunch on Saturday is where the less experienced staff are unleashed on the clients.  This is […]

Twigs

Twigs

There are lots of interesting concepts in the restaurant world.   For example, themed restaurants, like the ninja restaurant I visited in Tokyo a few years ago.  To obtain entry into this mysterious den, you had to traverse a labyrinth with a friendly ninja.  Yet a […]

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 […]

Normah’s Cafe

Normah’s Cafe

One thing I love about London is that there is always something new to find.  Sometimes, in the most unlikely of places. I am referring here to food of course.  The arts often seem to be too far above my head.  As my friends like […]

Ginza Onodera

Ginza Onodera

Afternoon tea. I would usually associate this with the British tea drinking culture.  With dainty scones, luxurious finger sandwiches and select beverages.  All held in a carefully white tablecloth environment.  Altogether a rather refined affair. Japanese seemed to be the antithesis of English tea with […]