Arthur Hooper’s

On a warm Tuesday evening in May, my companion and I were craving a few small plates and glasses of wine, ideally somewhere near work.  And so to Arthur Hooper's, tucked away inside Borough Market on Stoney Street.  As such, Arthur Hooper's offers the best of both worlds: with its doors flung open and seating … Continue reading Arthur Hooper’s


El Pastor

Tacos and tortillas chips are freshly made everyday at El Pastor and even the sounds of these words conjure up all the fun of Mexican fare.  El Pastor is part of the wave of Mexican restaurants that have recently opened in London.  So far, my favourite is probably Corazon, followed by Santo Remedio and Breddos Tacos.  Whilst … Continue reading El Pastor


I seem to be heading Southwark way frequently of late.  I love Southwark Street, so I have no apologies for this.  Heading back to the little vibrant Flat Iron Square, my companion and I – who I’d also enjoyed Bar Duoro with – tried out Lupins, a cute tapas spot which sits somewhere between the … Continue reading Lupins

Bar Douro

Hidden inside Flat Iron Square is Bar Douro, a chic Portuguese tapas joint that stands out amidst the street-food stalls, cool bars and artisan bakeries of this developing space.  Bar Douro had long been on My List, ever since it opened and I’d seen images of its #instatiles  - that distinctive blue and white geometric … Continue reading Bar Douro


Specialising in healthy fast-food noodles and rice, with fresh local produce and home-made Asian flavours, a trip to Wokit definitely appealed. The menu is DIY-friendly, offering the opportunity to build your own bowl by choosing the base, the mix (protein and extra veg), and the flavour, as well as highlighting some of their own favourites. … Continue reading Wokit

Arabica Bar & Kitchen

I’m always attracted to food influenced by the Middle East; there’s something alluring about fragrant and heavily spiced cuisine, with an exotic array of Ottolenghian ingredients. With its fashionable buzz and lively energy, Arabica joins the new wave of Middle Eastern eateries offering a fine selection of Levantine foods. Having had a successful stall in … Continue reading Arabica Bar & Kitchen