Tag Archives: Indian food

Restaurant Review: Talli Joe, Covent Garden

Talli Joe_Crab Scotch Egg

Devilled Quail Eggs

Okay, I’m just gonna put it right out there and say that I might have found my new favourite Indian restaurant, it’s called Talli Joe. I have a Caribbean heritage where Indian spices are frequently used in Caribbean cooking, such as Curry Goat and roti. As a result I’m quite familiar with the spices of India and have developed a real love of Indian food. Talli Joe is located on the Covent Garden end of Shaftesbury Avenue and has a half-plates, full-drinks concept. Continue reading

Indigo: a Rich Mix of Indian pickings

Chaat at Indigo

Papdi Chaat

By contributor Rachel Dring.

Indigo is a modern Indian diner based in Shoreditch, in the basement of the Rich Mix arts complex. Enter through a big sliding glass door past a lit-up picture house sign, into a sleek interior with shiny black veneer tables and chairs and ultramarine patterned wallpaper. Continue reading

Zumbura, Clapham Old Town

Zumbura_chaat and pakoras

Some places are worth making that extra effort to seek out and one such place is Zumbura. Set slightly off the beaten track in Clapham’s affluent Old Town, this vibrant restaurant serves Indian food but not as you might know it. Gone are the old clichés associated with Indian dining and gone is the ghee. Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Assado (CLOSED)

Assado braised octopus
Braised Diced Octopus

Tasting menus really do offer the best way to get a feel of what a restaurant is about, especially a newly opened one. Assado, meaning ‘roast’ is Cyrus Todiwala’s  latest Goan, Portuguese and Indian inspired restaurant – a lot of inspirations going on there. Continue reading

Review: Imli Street, Soho

Imli Street - starters
Coastal Mix

Established in 2006, Indian restaurant Imli Street had a revamp and relaunch earlier in the year. I went along recently to the heart of trendy Soho to check out the food and vibe. Continue reading