Travel

Tokyo

From incredible shrines to bustling districts and more Michelin starred restaurants than anywhere else in the world; what doesn’t Tokyo offer? As I had limited time in Tokyo, here’s a bite size round-up of what to see and do in Tokyo. Top 10 Things To Do; 1. Tokyo Camii is Tokyo’s largest Mosque that doubles… Continue reading Tokyo

Food Festival

London Halal Food Festival 2017

The London Halal Food Festival came back with a bang this year, bigger and better with some great new additions to the halal food scene. Who would have thought, just a few years ago, London would be hosting a yearly food festival dedicated solely to Halal Food? That’s one of the great things about London,… Continue reading London Halal Food Festival 2017

Travel

Dubrovnik, Bosnia & Montenegro

About Dubrovnik Dubrovnik, a city in Southern Croatia is a magnificent medieval walled city surrounded by the clear blue waters of the Adriatic sea. It is also known as  “The Pearl of the Adriatic” and once you have visited, you’ll know exactly why. Dubrovnik, with its UNESCO world heritage old town, magnificent, picturesque scenery, charming islands and amazing seafood,… Continue reading Dubrovnik, Bosnia & Montenegro

Bib Gourmand · Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining

Indian Essence

Introduction What do you get when you combine twice Michelin Star and celebrity chef Atul Kochhar with Jitindar Singh, who has worked in some of the finest hotel groups in India? You get a sure-fire recipe for success. Many classic duos such as Abbott and Costello, and Morecambe and Wise have brought tremendous joy to… Continue reading Indian Essence

Contemporary Indian · Fine Dining

Lotus

About The Restaurant Lotus is a fine-dining restaurant headed up by Bashkar Banerjee, who has been associated with a number of award winning restaurant brands, and a team of Chefs who have worked at some of the finest hotels in India. Named after India’s national flower, Lotus is a blossoming flower blooming in the heart… Continue reading Lotus

Izakaya · Japanese

Kurobuta Chelsea

King’s Road in the Borough of Chelsea is an affluent, sophisticated and tranquil area. Anything out of the ordinary can be quite rare for this manor, so when Kurobuta came onto the scene, people were mesmerised and captivated by this bizarre phenomenon.   Kurobuta, offering Japanese fare, is distinctive compared to the archetypal Japanese restaurant. The design and atmosphere… Continue reading Kurobuta Chelsea

Chinese · Fine Dining

Chai Wu

Whether you fancy a modern take on Chinese food or luxury sushi/ sashimi, or you are simply a halal food adventurer who is not afraid to push the boundaries with your tastebuds and try something different, Chai Wu is unquestionably somewhere you would want to visit, especially for that special occasion.

Caribbean · Jamaican

Rudie’s

Once in a while you encounter a restaurant that not only redefines your preconceptions but also reignites that burning passion to be a food bon vivant; and Rudie’s is one such restaurant. The evolution of the halal food landscape has offered Muslim diners the opportunity to finally enjoy a myriad of cuisines in elegant surroundings that were once a… Continue reading Rudie’s

American

Clockjack

The humble chicken, commonly associated with greasy fast food chicken shops, has recently seen a thriving revival. Driven by a new wave of modish restaurants that are using inventive and innovative techniques to transform classic takeaway dishes into hip and healthy cuisine. Chicken has never been so trendy, thanks to its gentrification from junk to gourmet, as a… Continue reading Clockjack

General

London Halal Food Festival

Tobacco Docks opened its doors to the much anticipated event of the year; the London Halal Food Festival, bringing with it some exciting new additions to London’s growing halal food industry. Spread over two days, the London Halal Food Festival hosted a number of “Eat Off” challenges, a Cookery Masterclass, and live Qawaali, in addition… Continue reading London Halal Food Festival