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Lao Cafe – outstanding somtum and Thai-Isaan cuisine in central London

Somtum tart pla rah tray-style papaya salad with fermented fish at Lao Cafe London - photo by Chris Wotton

I’ve said it countless times before, and I’ll say it again: somtum is the national dish of Thailand. This fiery papaya salad is what fuels the nation, and yet overseas it’s still green curry or pad thai that the country … Continue reading

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Maltby Street Market: London hot spot

Maltby Street Market

Bored of Borough? Need a new foodie market to spice up your life? With its warehouses-come-food-joints, gin distillery bar and killer French pastries, Maltby Street Market could well be your new best friend. Continue reading

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Meat Liquor: 100% worth the hype (and the queue)

Meat Liquor is somewhere between a club and a restaurant - photo by Feline DaCat

Top nosh, check. Classy cocktails, check. But it’s the awesome service that makes a visit to London’s MEATliquor burger joint memorable. Continue reading

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For the love of pie and mash

Pie and mash at Harrington

Pie and mash has been a traditional staple for Londoners for centuries – find out where to enjoy it at its best. Continue reading

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Shock Revelations

Two things strike me as I begin to get more and more excited about heading off to Berlin next week. I’ve not been to Europe since 2002 and, more shockingly, I’ve never been to another European capital city. Continue reading

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