Bone Daddies

Ask most people in London what their favourite ramen haunt is and nine times out of ten their answer will be “Bone Daddies”.  The name comes from the rich bone stock that forms the base of this noodle bowl, and the brains behind it is the impressive Ross Shonhan (ex-Zuma and Nobu).  The ramen bar … Continue reading Bone Daddies


26 Grains

Although the signature grain of Neal’s Yard’s 26 Grains is the oat – their porridge, both sweet and savoury, is the stuff of some serious oat cuisine – I was here this evening for an evening late.  None of the three/four courses on their set supper menu featured porridge, perhaps offering founder Alex Hely-Hutchinson, who … Continue reading 26 Grains


A sister’s birthday in my family spells pizza.  Hurrah, a chance to sample Neapolitan pure sea-water made pizzas over at O’ver (pun intended).  And they’re finished with organic olive oil from Sicily! The finest of Italian produce all round.  Yes, you right to detect a hint of sarcasm. O’ver’s USP, in their words, is to … Continue reading O’ver


As part of my long and rather staggered relocation to Battersea (a choice which is, admittedly, my own!), I decided to finally test out a local brunch/lunch spot on Battersea Rise. It’s also diagonal to Soif, a natural wine bar, which is also on My List, but more on that one that another time. In … Continue reading BabaBoom


January eating out feels rather luxurious, but when on gardening leave, it’s inevitable! Passo was at the top of My List, overdue from last year, in fact, when their soft launch had totally bypassed me.  Passo is from the same team behind the Rum Kitchen and the fantastic Foley’s (on which, see my review here) … Continue reading Passo