Mamounia Lounge, Mayfair

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Lobster Tagine

With its dark, slick, interior and loud pumping music, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered into a nightclub. But no, Mamounia is a classy Middle-Eastern restaurant set in the prime location of Mayfair. Continue reading

Brooklyn Beefsteak, Brooklyn Beer Mash Tour in London

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Beef

By contributor Mathew Lea.

The Brooklyn Beer Mash is a travelling food and arts festival which visits 8 American and European cities. The Mash runs a number of events including food tasting, cooking experiences, informational talks and comedy evenings. The Brooklyn Beefsteak is a feast of steak and beer, lots and lots of steak and beer. Naturally, it is the best event. Continue reading

Le Menar – Fitzrovia

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Spiced Rack of Lamb
with Aubergine Moutabal and Chermoula
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Great things are happening in the kitchen of Le Menar. Located in the quiet and unassuming part of Fitrovia, this charming restaurant offers a modern, unique take on North African and Middle Eastern cuisine. I met with head chef Vernon Samuels who is quite the character and whose passion; exuberance and confidence shine through onto the plates he serves. Continue reading

The Real Greek – Soho

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Tonia’s Prawns with Feta 

By contributor Mathew Lea.

The Real Greek is a restaurant chain that has been in operation since 1999, although only recently have they started to expand into the more popular areas of London. Their new restaurant, in Soho, is located on the trendy Berwick Street, just off Oxford Street. Continue reading

Ceru: Levantine Pop Up in Fitzrovia

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There really is no shortage of respectable places to eat in Fitrovia. Grabbing a slice of the action with its Levantine cuisine is, Ceru. Ceru sits in a prime location on the corner of Rathbone Place with a great view to people watch from. This pop up restaurant, with its bright yellow and blue décor is small inside, but the food big and bold in flavour. Continue reading