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Lamb Rice: HALAL STREET FOOD in Birmingham

Call me old-fashioned (and Asian) but I believe that there isn't much a bowl (or plastic takeaway box) of warm, spiced meat and rice ...

Fekete: of brothers and chocolate swirls

There's a lot I wouldn't do for my brother. I wouldn't bother trying to convince anyone that he was too thin to eat, especially if we ...

Mocha: Lee Rosy’s Tea

The ROAD TRIP. A coming-of-age milestone signalling freedom and adventure, immortalised in print and on-screen by classics such as On ...

Vietnamese ICED COFFEE: East Street

Street Food! Cheap (supposedly), quick and tasty. I love street food but these days baby it sure is cold outside so hanging about the urban landscape in search of a meal isn't quite as fun as being drenched in bucketloads of culture somewhere around Thailand/Malyasia/somewhere else hot and Asian (I ...

WOO JUNG

Continuing on in my quest for Korean food, I ushered a few friends in the direction of Tottenham Court Road and Woo Jung in order to share my enthusiasm for kimchi pancakes and hotpot! HotPot/steamboat is a type of soup/stew kept simmering in the centre of the table, to which raw ingredients are ...

Lanka

If I were ever on Death Row, or stranded on a desert island, or only allowed to eat one dish for the rest of my life, it would have to be a savoury, UMAMI loaded something. No question. In fact, it would most likely be my mum's BIRIYANI. One Eid day I ate 5 plates of it over a 3 hour period, much ...

Beigel Bake: SMOKED SALMON AND BUTTER

Bagels. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week. These are all good things, especially when there is smoked salmon involved.  Beigel Bake (located towards the Bethnal Green end of Brick Lane) has been offering all this and more for as long as I can remember. Considered to be the oldest bagel ...