Iberica Victoria | Spanish Tapas

Iberica Victoria London Spanish Tapas Restaurant

Sometimes I’m surprised that the food of Spain is not quite as ubiquitous in the UK as Italian and French food, given how many Brits holiday there year after year. One element of Spanish cuisine that has gained popularity here is tapa, which we usually refer to by its plural, tapas. These small dishes are ... Read more »

All Day Japanese Dining in London | Machiya Restaurant

Wagyu Gyoza and Miso Aubergine at Machiya Japanese Restaurant in London, a review on Kavey Eats

Last year the people behind Kanada-Ya (ramen shops), opened a different style of Japanese restaurant, just two doors from their Piccadilly Circus branch of Kanada-ya. It’s a year since Machiya opened its doors, so I was way overdue for a visit to check out the menu. As per the popular trend in London restaurants, Machiya offers all day dining with separate breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. ... Read more »

Salvation In Noodles | Sinful Vietnamese Noodle Shack in Dalston, London

Bun Nem Nuong, a Vietnamese salad of cold noodles, salad and hot pork patties

This little Vietnamese noodle restaurant has been serving simple, tasty Vietnamese noodle dishes to Dalston residents (and anyone willing to travel) for nearly three years; indeed in the time it’s taken me to finally make my way there, founder Colin Tu has launched another Vietnamese restaurant, MAM, in Nottinghill and a second branch of Salvation ... Read more »

Hot Pot Restaurant in China Town | Steam Boat Chinese & Thai Style

Twin Broth Hot Pot and Ingredients from Overhead at Hot Pot Restaurant China Town London on Kavey Eats

As a child, I had a very multicultural upbringing when it came to food. Of course, there was the Indian food of my parents’ home country. And there were plenty of newly learned British classics from their adopted country. My mum also taught herself Italian, Greek, and other cuisines from cookery books. When we travelled ... Read more »

Flour & Grape | Phenomenal Pasta in Bermondsey

Fazzoletti pasta with spinach and ricotta at Flour and Grape Pasta Restaurant in Bermondsey, London

We Brits love our pasta! I don’t think it’s an understatement to say it’s become a staple in most homes, as a quick, versatile and delicious meal that’s usually very affordable to boot. So it’s a little surprising that there aren’t more specialist pasta restaurants – by which I mean restaurants focusing on fresh handmade ... Read more »

A Taste of Alentejo | The Gastronomic Soul of Portugal

‘Ask any Portuguese and they’ll agree – Alentejo is the gastronomic soul of Portugal!‘ So said our guide Ruben as we set off on our taster tour of the region. But since he’s also the Communication Manager for the region’s tourism promotion agency, I took his words with a pinch of salt, categorising them as ... Read more »

Three Delicious Small Plate Restaurants in Stockholm

I have said before how fabulous the food scene in Stockholm is, and written about the fantastic tastings we enjoyed on our Stockholm food walking tour. We also had some wonderful restaurant meals during our long weekend in the city. Restaurants in Stockholm are wonderfully inventive, offering high quality cooking that references food influences from ... Read more »