Bancone – Soho, London

If you ever fancy some delicious Italian food when in Soho, just pop in to Bancone! It is a pasta bar on Lower James Street with a beautiful interior design, fantastic staff and incredible dishes. Their menu takes inspiration from many of the 20 regions of Italy and their pasta is hand made every day! We had a selection of Italian salumi and Nocellara olives for starters and oh my, they were gorgeous. And to handle all this greatness I had a glass of Aperol Spritz, and rest be assured, I was not disappointed. 🙂 Our main courses were: Potato … Continue reading Bancone – Soho, London

Mercato Metropolitano to open new site at Mayfair

Mercato Metropolitano is a movement of everything that is natural and sustainable, ensuring access to nutritious and adequate food for everyone. They bring together natural, traceable and unadulterated food, presented on recycled, simple and natural serving-ware. The focus is on the products, artisan producers and customers rather than on luxurious settings, creating the first truly sustainable and inclusive community markets. They started with a pilot project in 2015 during the World Expo in Milan, regenerating a 150,000 sq.ft. disused railway station. The development of the first Mercato Metropolitano was carefully planned to retain the site’s original appearance, which nurtured the … Continue reading Mercato Metropolitano to open new site at Mayfair

Dishoom – London

Let me tell you, that finding a special breakfast/brunch place in London, that opens actually early-ish on the weekend, is not as easy as one would think. Most brunch places open around 11-12 o’clock! However, Dishoom opens at 9 am, and serves the most amazing breakfast dishes with some nice coffee/unlimited chai tea. THE OLD IRANI CAFÉS of Bombay have almost all disappeared. Their faded elegance welcomed all: courting couples, sweaty taxi-wallas, students, artists and lawyers. Fans turned slowly. Bentwood chairs were reflected in stained mirrors, next to sepia family portraits. Opened early last century by Zoroastrian immigrants from Iran, there … Continue reading Dishoom – London