Cheap Eat Archive

  • Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

    Wahaca, Various

    Mention Mexican food, and most people think of rubbery, cheesy tortillas and over-seasoned chicken fajitas – so much potential, completely destroyed by Mexi-Brit chain restaurants.  But then came along Wahaca, […]

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  • Our food consumption habits are generally seen as one of the key indicators of the country’s economic state of affairs.  Our recent period of prosperity has pretty much been typified […]

    the parlour bar, E14

    Our food consumption habits are generally seen as one of the key indicators of the country’s economic state of affairs.  Our recent period of prosperity has pretty much been typified […]

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  • Finding a great Japanese restaurant in London isn’t difficult, but you can bet your last pound that it’s going to be pricey.  Restaurants such as Nobu and Roka have been […]

    Tsuru, SE1

    Finding a great Japanese restaurant in London isn’t difficult, but you can bet your last pound that it’s going to be pricey.  Restaurants such as Nobu and Roka have been […]

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  • Wind back the clocks 10 years or so and one probably would have reasonably imagined that the whole ‘let’s do sushi’ thing was going to be a bit of a […]

    Satsuma, W1

    Wind back the clocks 10 years or so and one probably would have reasonably imagined that the whole ‘let’s do sushi’ thing was going to be a bit of a […]

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  • Microwaves, food processors, bread-makers, gas barbeques – you name it and there’s probably a gadget or appliance that makes cooking easier and quicker for you.  The problem is that most […]

    Azou, W6

    Microwaves, food processors, bread-makers, gas barbeques – you name it and there’s probably a gadget or appliance that makes cooking easier and quicker for you.  The problem is that most […]

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  • Jom Makan is a no-nonsense, minimal restaurant with fast, fresh, great value Malaysian cuisine. Translated, it means ‘let’s go eat’, and eat we did.  And then we ate a little […]

    Jom Makan, SW1

    Jom Makan is a no-nonsense, minimal restaurant with fast, fresh, great value Malaysian cuisine. Translated, it means ‘let’s go eat’, and eat we did.  And then we ate a little […]

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  • East London is renowned for being a melting pot of cultures; you only need to drive down Mile End Road to see (and smell) the result of the various communities […]

    Wrap It Up!, EC2

    East London is renowned for being a melting pot of cultures; you only need to drive down Mile End Road to see (and smell) the result of the various communities […]

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