Where the Pancakes Are

There's something inherently nostalgic about pancakes.  That idea of friends and family gathered around the stove in anticipation of the first flip triggers memories of season's greetings, lie-ins and lemon and sugar.  A great idea for a restaurant then?  Especially for a food that can be enjoyed at any time of the day – breakfast, … Continue reading Where the Pancakes Are

Bala Baya

Israeli food, a 25% discount, and a hidden spot underneath Southwark’s railway arches: yes, please. Bala Baya is a new restaurant from ex-Ottolenghi chef Eran Tibi and popper-upper Sammy Shonn. Heart-warmingly, Bala Baya is an incarnation of what they describe as their very own “poem to Tel Aviv”. This is a tale of an honest … Continue reading Bala Baya

Tas Pide

Tucked away in the back streets of Southwark, Tas Pide is the sister-restaurant of the popular Tas. But there's one big difference that this sibling offers: Turkish pizza. Typically for a Saturday evening, this meant that the restaurant was heaving, so I was relieved that my friend had booked us a table. Or should I … Continue reading Tas Pide