under20 Archive

  • It’s somewhat ironic that sushi – a dish that is about as suited to our dreary climate as a pair of suede loafers in a puddle – is the Japanese […]

    Tonkotsu, E8 and W1

    It’s somewhat ironic that sushi – a dish that is about as suited to our dreary climate as a pair of suede loafers in a puddle – is the Japanese […]

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  • The Rosa’s story started off back in 2006 when a husband and wife team set-up a Thai food stall in Brick Lane.  Word spread pretty quickly of their authentic cuisine […]

    Rosa’s Carnaby, W1

    The Rosa’s story started off back in 2006 when a husband and wife team set-up a Thai food stall in Brick Lane.  Word spread pretty quickly of their authentic cuisine […]

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  • Try to imagine a restaurant that’s a cross between the bar in Cheers and a British version of TGI Friday’s.  It’ll go something like this:- wooden seating booths , frosted […]

    Porters English Restaurant

    Try to imagine a restaurant that’s a cross between the bar in Cheers and a British version of TGI Friday’s.  It’ll go something like this:- wooden seating booths , frosted […]

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  • It’s not often that a restaurant comes along that can be described as a genuine game changer, but Brasserie Zédel proves to be just that.  It probably comes as no […]

    Brasserie Zedel, W1

    It’s not often that a restaurant comes along that can be described as a genuine game changer, but Brasserie Zédel proves to be just that.  It probably comes as no […]

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  • What do you get when you let a DJ open a restaurant?  Massive slices of pizza apparently! Meter offers a slice of Italy in urban Shoreditch, where Italy’s finest export […]

    Meter Bar & Eatery, EC1

    What do you get when you let a DJ open a restaurant?  Massive slices of pizza apparently! Meter offers a slice of Italy in urban Shoreditch, where Italy’s finest export […]

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  • Created by the people behind the highly regarded Thai restaurant group Patara, Suda takes a more specialised approach to their native cuisine by taking its influence from Siamese ‘rice bars’, […]

    Suda, WC2

    Created by the people behind the highly regarded Thai restaurant group Patara, Suda takes a more specialised approach to their native cuisine by taking its influence from Siamese ‘rice bars’, […]

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  • If I was going to put my money on London’s next big restaurant trend, it would have to be Vietnamese.   The scene has been bubbling away for a while, quietly […]

    Pho, Various Locations

    If I was going to put my money on London’s next big restaurant trend, it would have to be Vietnamese.   The scene has been bubbling away for a while, quietly […]

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  • Tapas bars have been a part of the UK dining scene for a couple of decades. Tapas chains have seen a certain degree of success and there are many high-end […]

    Tapas Revolution, W12

    Tapas bars have been a part of the UK dining scene for a couple of decades. Tapas chains have seen a certain degree of success and there are many high-end […]

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  • With its wall to wall line up of Asian restaurants, windows filled with luminous red hanging ducks and menus written in languages that I could only guess at, Chinatown is […]

    Leong’s Legends, W1 & W2

    With its wall to wall line up of Asian restaurants, windows filled with luminous red hanging ducks and menus written in languages that I could only guess at, Chinatown is […]

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  • 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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