Bun House and Tea Room

The bao boom shows no sign of abating and Soho’s latest venture on Greek Street has raised the stakes. Specialising in Asian steamed buns, the Bun House has revolutionised Soho’s fast-food scene. Just the morning when my companion and I visited, Instagram hit “Clerkenwell boy” had been raving about their custard-filled buns. Whether for breakfast, … Continue reading Bun House and Tea Room

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Cielo Blanco

Mexican foods seems to be all the rage at the moment.  From London Bridge’s El Pastor to Corazon in Soho, taqueiras are popping up all over the shop. This is unsurprising – Mexican food never disappoints. Comforting, creative and messy, it’s got all the fun of a fiesta. And with its smoky depths, it’s packed … Continue reading Cielo Blanco

Redemption Bar

As London’s first alcohol-free restaurant and bar, Redemption is somewhat of a landmark on London’s healthy foodscape.  Set up by Catherine Salway, post a yoga retreat in Goa (obviously), like so-many other successful new eateries, Redemption was launched as a pop-up in Hackney.  Highlighting the focus of socialising on alcohol, she’s observed that “[w]e do … Continue reading Redemption Bar

Balls & Company

Balls & Company in the heart of Soho serve proper soul food.  Instead of playing around with ball-based puns in this post, let’s cut to the chase: the outstanding food.  The concept is simple: the restaurant specialises in balls – both meat and vege – which Australian born Bonny Porter (previously of the Arts Club … Continue reading Balls & Company