Tag: mussels

Social Eating House

Social Eating House

I know I often like to talk about empire building (where’s mine?) but often had to resort to viewing (or trying) someone else’s.   Welcome to the social chain.  There is Pollen Street Social, Little Social, Social Wine and Tapas, City Social, Social Eating House and […]

Portland

Portland

When I was a kid, I quickly learnt that storming off in a tantrum rarely seemed to help me.  Screaming, shouting and trying to embarrass the parents would get me precisely nowhere.  In fact, it would be counterproductive as I would then be subject to […]

Morito

Morito

I felt that with the unfortunate demise of Barrafina, tapas in London was not just going down the toilet but instead mutating into something worse.  Something not without taste but rather, too much of it.  I had been wowed by tapas while in wet but […]

The Narrow

The Narrow

When I heard the name of the restaurant where we would go for dinner, I couldn’t help but make comparisons to the phrase straight and narrow.  It is rather an ironic name given the name of the owner, Mr Ramsay who is well known for […]

Pasta Remoli

Pasta Remoli

My friends have a lot of inertia.  It takes a lot to move them out of the comforts of Zone 1 London.  Yet when we were invited out to Finsbury Park to try some Italian food, my steady cajoling was eventually successful.  Just have to […]