Qype: Padron in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Spanish So, from what we can gather, this place is located on the site of a former burrito joint – and its new incarnation is… a Spanish place, which does burritos! (I’m reviewing this place purely on the strength of its burritos, …

Qype: Tapasia in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Japanese & Sushi For someone with “tapas baggage”*, the idea of a “tapas style” place can be fraught with angst and a sense of impending disaster.  Although as Tapasia describes itself as “Japanese Tapas” the agony’s a little lessened…  after all, sushi …

Qype: Kimchee in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurant – Other Asian – Korean Having worked in the area for a while, Kimchee is typically referred to as a landmark with the description, “That Korean place that always has the queues out the front”.  If you have the good fortune of spending …

Qype: Damson Cafe in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Cafes & Coffee Shops Damson Café replaces a fairly forgettable Italian bistro, and though some might claim that this area’s already got loads of choice where coffee is concerned I think the addition of Damson is no bad thing! Even on a murky day …

Qype: El Mexicana in London

London – Eating & Drinking – Restaurants – Mexican Atmosphere-free refit of an atmosphere-free refit of a former Pret: El Mexicana seems to churn out a solid burrito, although doesn’t come near some of its neighbours. Nevertheless, the Barbecoa meat was flavoursome and mid-way between dry & moist. The wrap …

2011 – a post of lists

I’m not sure that I get massively turned on by end-of-year retrospectives and Top Tens (you can put together a top ten ANY time – why limit it based on some arbitrary calendar point?).  However last year I was interested whilst reading Billy’s blog to see that he’d kept lists …