Bone Daddies | Shackfuyu

Sister of flesh & buns. From the quirky ramen kings at Peter Street that offer New York inspired rich ramen with rock n roll music … Shackfuyu offers a Japanese take on western food. It’s on Old Compton Street and was previously a pop up. It closed, refurbed and became a permanent spot at the end of 2015. The idea of Japanese twisted western dishes had me going after a…

La Scala of Beverly Hills

A resounding Hollywood favourite for the Classic chopped salad! So many celebs have snapped and tagged this place on Instagram, I was keen to go and see what the fuss is about but wasn’t sure we’d get a table without a reservation. After all the Oscars stress it was nice to have a little afternoon out with Laura schmoozing round the streets of Beverly Hills acting fabulous. I was so…

Umami Burger, Santa Monica

Trying to pick ourselves up from Sunday’s disappointment, we roadtripped out of Hollywood to Santa Monica to meet the gang for a burger. I’ve been to Umami before in Greenwich Village NYC so knew it was going to be yummy. I took this as opportunity to actually share some pics of the delicious burgers + fries. I’m not sure how much of a ‘fine dining’ burger experience it really is…

Brunch | Riding House Cafe

I have a list of brunch places I really want to try saved in my notes app on my phone. One was the Riding House Cafe on Great Titchfield street, about a 5 minutes walk behind Topshop at Oxford Circus. It’s the same people behind The Garrison – my favourite roast dinner in London. So after reading fab reviews and getting few verbal recommendations I promised myself next time I…

A Weekend in Dublin

It’s with good intention that I booked a little weekend in Dublin. I wanted to catch up with Kirsty, and obviously hang out with Dylan, so spend the end of summer looking out for Spa hotel deals. Booked myself into the gorgeous Marker Hotel and grabbed some cheapo Ryainair flights. Perfect! Well the idea was until I found out Dylan said it was better to come Thu/Fri/Sat instead of Fri/Sat/Sun,…