The Potato Project, Soho London

  Soho is having a field day with the budding of new eateries specialising in just one ingredient and the latest to join is The Potato Project on Noel Street. It’s baked potatoes at their beautiful best!   In what was originally planned as a wine bar, founder Ksenia Karpenko went back to her roots and came up with a […]

#Restaurant #Review NOPI – Five Years On

Front of house can make or break a restaurant. A cheery welcome wins hearts, but not this time on going into NOPI. Much lauded for its food and founders’ back story, the Soho outpost is a busy, shiny shrine five years on – and you still need to make a reservation. So we did. Tellingly their website reports “salads […]

Barrio Soho

Barrio Central is relaunching as Barrio Soho on 19th October 2015 with a new look and menu but with the same late night party vibe. Ernesto Pavia’s food offers the intense flavours of Mexico with tacos of marinated spit roasted pork with pineapple and Chipotle-rubbed crispy fried cod. There’s a large £18 home-smoked beef short rib with […]

HAIR: Fishfoam Mousse and Plumpfish Shampoo

Fish Salon Soho have been doing great products for twenty years, since founder Paul Burfoot cooked up some wax in his shed. We already love the Fish 25ml minis at £2.99 – handy for travel or in the manbag. The texturising fishshape cream has firm but flexible hold and doesn’t dry hard. The fishfingers wax is the original and defining […]

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bunny Chow

Simply put it’s tasty food in a bun. A clever pun and great idea taken from the Indian migrant workers who were brought to South Africa to work the sugar cane plantations and had to take their lunch in one go. The African Cornish pasty if you like. A hollowed out loaf is filled with a curry and […]

Ted’s Grooming Room Soho – now live & snipping

The latest Ted’s Grooming Room has opened on Berwick Street in the heart of Soho offering sharp haircuts, hot-towel shaves and the ultimate in men’s grooming. Referencing the history of Berwick Street – known as ‘The Golden Mile of Vinyl’ with its independent music shops and cover shoot of the 1995 Oasis album ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory’ […]

Carnival Weekend comes to London from Grace Bar Piccadilly

Grace Bar London, Great Windmill Street, Soho is organising a Carnival Weekend event on the 28th February and the 1st of March 2014 with carnival dance shows, live Brazilian Carnival Band, carnival parade  and DJ Bruno Camargo on the decks. Ticket entry £10 after 9pm – can be purchased on www.fatsoma.com or for bookings and reservations: Tel: 020 7851 […]

New Restaurant Opening In Soho: la Polenteria

Polenta, the store cupboard staple most commonly associated with the peasant cuisine of Northern Italy, takes centre stage at La Polenteria, the new restaurant just opened in Soho’s Old Compton Street. La Polenteria aims to be a modern, different venue renown for rejuvenating polenta, by giving it a cosmopolitan and modern feel. It promotes and […]

One Direction Harry Styles at St Christopher’s Place London

West-End village, St Christopher’s Place played host to Harry Styles, international heart-throb and one-quarter of globally renowned boy band, One Direction. Harry was spotted taking in the festive surroundings along James Street and doing a spot of Christmas shopping. In fact Harry could have had his entire Christmas shopping wrapped up in just 489 steps […]

Grillshack – Beak Street Soho London

The Grillshack is the new place where we can get together. Grillshack, baby, grillshack. Review by Alan Greenhalgh. It’s a deceptively simple food concept as shown in this diagram: Feeding my two loves, food and technology; review by Alan Greenhalgh. The order stations are on the ground floor as you walk in and in the […]