Tag: rice

Berenjak

Berenjak

You hear the most interesting things sometimes at restaurants.  And no, this is not from the other patrons but instead the staff.  I try not to be purposely nosy but when people insist on having a conversation at increasing volumes right next to me I […]

Duck Duck Goose

Duck Duck Goose

When I was younger (and more naive), far away from my native land (and comfort food), I would easily fall into unceasing adoration of anything with rice.  In my first extended time away from home in London, I found that potatoes everyday just didn’t do […]

Ikoyi

Ikoyi

I used to think there was rice and then there was rice.  It was either edible or burnt.  Growing up in the Southern hemisphere, it was a necessary staple to any home cooked meal.  There wasn’t really that much to say about it and it […]

Patara

Patara

The good thing about being young is that things are only just starting.  There is so much more to come. When I first started cooking, in desperate need of nourishment (I was a smaller man then), I was a rather ineffectual cook.  Luckily, my new […]

Madame D

Madame D

This review is in two parts, due to a repeat.  This is unusual but not unheard of on this blog, as I like to give restaurants the benefit of doubt when bad things happen.  Although the majority of restaurants ignore me when I ask nicely […]