Tag: salmon

New Street Grill

New Street Grill

I do wonder how restaurants come up with their names.  Some seem to make oblique reference to their chef proprietor.  Others make innuendo to the type of food that they serve.  Yet others make allusion to their location.  Some, a combination of these all.  Guess which […]

Le Pont de la Tour

Le Pont de la Tour

Hindsight is a wonderful thing.  Especially when you can look back and mentally kick yourself for making certain choices.  I had been bemoaning the lack of writing motivation to my dining companion but following my most recent gastronomic adventure, inspiration was abounding in abundance. Salad […]

Atari-Ya Swiss Cottage

Atari-Ya Swiss Cottage

When my desperation for Japanese food gets the better of me (which is often) I seem to repeatedly find myself fleeing to the Bond Street Atari-Ya branch.  I think it serves one of the best sashimi/sushi for its price/quality ratios in London.  Having partook of […]

Kurobuta Chelsea

Kurobuta Chelsea

Kurobuta.  Black pig in Japanese.  A particular breed which I loved to chomp on when I was resident in the Land of the Rising Sun. So I admit to being a bit excited that I would maybe taste a glimpse of sunlight while in dreary […]

Bistro 51

Bistro 51

Ahh.  A hotel dinner.  Been a while since I’ve been to one of those.   Nestled in St James Park in an unobtrusive corner, the Taj Hotel manages to squeeze in within a stone’s throw of the Queen’s residence. It aptly provides a white tablecloth experience […]