Sinabro: refined cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere

Living in Battersea, I am often spoiled for choice when it comes to quality restaurant choices. Of course, I have my favourites where I am a regular and everybody knows my name, but sometimes, it’s fun to change things up, walk on the wild side and try something new. Sinabro has always appeared intriguing to…

Taverna Trastevere’s authenticity transports you to Rome…

While it’s unusual – and some people don’t think it’s possible – I am actually very good friends with my ex fiance’. In what feels like a lifetime ago we spent nearly a decade together, having met back when I lived in the picturesque neighbourhood of Trastevere, in Rome. Known for some of the best…

Great meat is Roxie’s silver lining

I’ve said for quite a while that my part of Clapham needed a really good steak place – especially after that lovely Argentinean steakhouse closed down (amazing, authentic Argentinean food; prices far above average). So when Roxie opened, I was rather pleased and hopeful. However, it’s been a hit-and-miss experience so far. The couple of…

Brunch with a Middle Eastern twist at Cafe Tamra

I’ve long been coming to Cafe Tamra for brunch. It is hands down the best brunch in the Clapham Junction area. And there are definitely lots of options in the area, but none of them inspiring: The gastropub that’s as soulless in atmosphere as it is mediocre on the plate, like only a pub chain could…

Is this London’s best pizza?

I take great pride in calling myself a pizza connoisseur. Not a mere dilettante, I have been on a pizza journey for what feels like my whole life.  I have learned to appreciate all kinds of pizza variations: pizza a taglio, pizza al metro, personal sized pizzas, Neapolitan pizza, New York pizza pies, and so…