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Rigo: Fine dining in a neighbourhood restaurant in Parsons Green

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December 26th, 2017

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Why would I trek out to Parsons Green for a neighbourhood restaurant you might be asking? Rigo would be the answer . Executive chef, Gonzalo Luzarraga who has worked with industry greats such as Alain Ducasse has brought his distinctive take on the Piedmontese cuisine to the lucky folks of West London

Alexandrie: Fine dining Egyptian style in the heart of Kensington

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October 16th, 2017

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When you think of Egyptian cuisine, fine dining doesn’t necessarily spring immediately to mind, but a visit to the aptly named Alexandrie restaurant in Kensington might change your perception of what this little-known cuisine can offer .

Bright, airy and cosmopolitan Tabun Kitchen in Soho introduces Londoners to Palestinian cuisine

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August 5th, 2017

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Tabun Kitchen derives its name from the tabun ovens that are popular in Palestinian households, which have been used all the way back in the biblical times (unlike the other definition of tabun, which is a toxic nerve gas used by Nazi Germany during World War II….). The restaurant floor space isn’t particularly large, but their recent refurbishments have made it look remarkably light and spacious and in fact, it can hold up to 60 guests seated. The colours are vibrant and modern including framed prints inspired by Palestinian embroidery

The Painted Heron: The best value Indian restaurant in Chelsea

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June 26th, 2017

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It may seem somewhat of a contradiction to head to Chelsea looking for great value restaurants. Diners would normally go looking for a classy venue or award-winning cooking.

Enjoy an authentic Middle Eastern experience at Zala Levantine Grill

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June 24th, 2017

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Although you can discover all kinds of cuisines in London, some are criminally under-represented. Northern Levant cuisine is one that comes to mind, but thankfully we’ve discovered Zala Levantine Grill next to Kerb at Camden Market . More specifically, we have to thank brothers-in-law, Tomer and Alon for opening up such a delightfully casual dining experience

Take a tour to the Tuscan countryside at Enoteca Pomaio, Brick Lane

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April 29th, 2017

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You might be excused for thinking Brick Lane is all about Indian cuisine and nothing else, but there are a tremendous amount of other ethnic cuisines on offer in one of the most multicultural parts of London . Enoteca Pomaio is a fine option to consider for those who would like a sojourn to the Tuscan countryside