EC2 Archive

  • Having already gained a reputation for being one of the coolest nightspots in East London, the team behind McQueen have opened a restaurant to provide the Shoreditch-set with an equally […]

    McQueen, EC2

    Having already gained a reputation for being one of the coolest nightspots in East London, the team behind McQueen have opened a restaurant to provide the Shoreditch-set with an equally […]

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  • Seemingly on a mission to change the somewhat dubious reputation of London’s Chinese restaurant scene, Geoffrey Leong’s Restaurant Privilege group has grown into a 15-strong restaurant empire in just a handful […]

    Goldfish City, EC2

    Seemingly on a mission to change the somewhat dubious reputation of London’s Chinese restaurant scene, Geoffrey Leong’s Restaurant Privilege group has grown into a 15-strong restaurant empire in just a handful […]

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  • We all know that you can find cuisine from almost anywhere in the world in London.  The food of some nations will never really travel beyond a single restaurant due […]

    Viet Grill, EC2

    We all know that you can find cuisine from almost anywhere in the world in London.  The food of some nations will never really travel beyond a single restaurant due […]

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  • Despite being the size of a postage stamp, The City appears to have more crammed into its mere square mile than anywhere in London.  Moreover, with so many restaurants, bars […]

    Boisdale, EC2

    Despite being the size of a postage stamp, The City appears to have more crammed into its mere square mile than anywhere in London.  Moreover, with so many restaurants, bars […]

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  • If we are all obsessed with choice and finding the next cool thing, how come the busiest restaurant I’ve been to in ages was the antithesis of modern culture? No […]

    Relais de Venise, W1 & EC2

    If we are all obsessed with choice and finding the next cool thing, how come the busiest restaurant I’ve been to in ages was the antithesis of modern culture? No […]

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  • One of the cardinal sins of any restaurant has got to be adopting any kind of ‘table turning’ policy.  With the UK consumer increasingly opting to eat-in, it’s more important […]

    1901 at Andaz, EC2

    One of the cardinal sins of any restaurant has got to be adopting any kind of ‘table turning’ policy.  With the UK consumer increasingly opting to eat-in, it’s more important […]

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  • A kitchen can say a lot about a person.  For example, the average episode of MTV Cribs tells me all I need to know about the Hollywood lifestyle; enviably kitted […]

    Cinnamon Kitchen, EC2

    A kitchen can say a lot about a person.  For example, the average episode of MTV Cribs tells me all I need to know about the Hollywood lifestyle; enviably kitted […]

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  • A child’s love for their mother’s cooking is comparable to the mother’s unconditional love of her child – objectively, the food could taste like brussel sprout flavoured custard, but the […]

    Lena, EC2

    A child’s love for their mother’s cooking is comparable to the mother’s unconditional love of her child – objectively, the food could taste like brussel sprout flavoured custard, but the […]

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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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