Arabica Bar & Kitchen

Arabica Bar & Kitchen

Arabica – An Epicurean Exploration of the Begulling Flavours and Worldy Hospitality of the Sun Drenched Lands of the Levant. As their quote says, the food at Arabica is all about what the Lands of the Levant can offer.  Roughly speaking, this cuisine is a mix of Lebanese, Syrian, Egyptian, Turkish, Moroccan and Armenian flavours – you really can’t go Continue reading Arabica Bar & Kitchen

Moselle Valley – A pleseant sweet surprise

Moselle Valley – A pleseant sweet surprise

Most would have heard of the Rhine wine region but very little would’ve been aware of the Moselle Valley. With the steepest vineyards in the world, this wine region is renown for their sweet white wines, Riesling.   Before this trip, white wines were never really my thing, especially sweet ones.  But a trip down the Moselle has changed it Continue reading Moselle Valley – A pleseant sweet surprise

Tom Simmons – Welsh food in the heart of London

Tom Simmons – Welsh food in the heart of London

Time for Welsh Foood A former Masterchef: The Professional contestant, Tom Simmons has opened up his first restaurant in London, looking to bring his culinary experiences to the capital.  His influences span from his home country of Wales, along with flavours of British and French cuisine.  Welsh food has never tasted so good and the relatively unknown Continue reading Tom Simmons – Welsh food in the heart of London

Krakow

Krakow

Krakow Sitting in the southern part of Poland, Krakow is one of the oldest cities in the country.  This medieval city dates back to the 7th Century and is filled with a range of architectural styles – Gothic churches, Renaissance Courtyards and Baroque buildings.  It was left largely untouched during the war and is the leading city Continue reading Krakow

Bala Baya – Bring me back to Tel-Aviv

Bala Baya – Bring me back to Tel-Aviv

Bala Baya As one of the latest growing trends of Israeli restaurants in London, Bala Baya certainly lives up to its hype.  Its approach of aggressive pre-launch marketing led to its soft launch to be completely fully booked.  The discount off its menu price did help, but this is a fine example of a modern Continue reading Bala Baya – Bring me back to Tel-Aviv

Angkor Wat & Siem Reap

Angkor Wat & Siem Reap

The Kingdom of Cambodia sits between Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.  For many, this is a popular travel destination, especially for those backpack trips across the region.  Many go for the history, from the US bombings between 1969 and 1973, to the Cambodian Coup (1970) and the Cambodian Genocide (1975-79).  However, most travellers are attracted to the temple complex Continue reading Angkor Wat & Siem Reap

Le Bab

Le Bab

This restaurant has gained a lot of popularity recently with their renaissance project to reinvigorate kebabs with high-quality and well-sourced ingredients, using Michelin starred techniques. The team at Le Bab looks to reinvent the kebab with wood-fired flavours from the Middle East combined with tastes of East and South Asia. Simply put, they offer delicious Continue reading Le Bab