Fumo and its Venetian style tapas

On a beautiful August day in London, I found myself with the great privilege of a guilt-free day off work and the opportunity to spend the day as a tourist in my own city. After a morning of walking through Fitzrovia, Marylebone, Mayfair and what felt like all of Central London really, I worked up…

Lurra: modern Basque cuisine

Tuesday night, my colleague and I decided to treat ourselves to a grown-up evening of fun by attending a Toastmasters evening to further develop our public speaking skills, and to kick it off with a special dinner. I can’t take credit for this discovery: she proposed Lurra to me and, with little knowledge besides its…

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…

A Flat Iron Steak worth writing about…

The praises of Flat Iron had reached my ears some time ago and I had long been looking forward to seeing if the hype was worth it. Opportunity struck when I realised my new working location had a Flat Iron just 5 minutes away, and I decided I would take advantage of their lunch menu….