Restaurant Review: The Delaunay Counter

The Delaunay Counter, 55 Aldwych, London The doors of West End super-restaurant The Delaunay burst open at the beginning of the year. All shimmering marble floors, dark wood and low lighting, it looked like the type of place where Don Draper and Roger Sterling would happily while away an evening draining expensive cocktails. The reviews were … Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Mishkin’s

Mishkin’s, 25 Catherine Street, London MISHKIN’S describes itself as a “sort-of Jewish deli with cocktails”. It doesn’t do kosher food but it does have a scrumptious-looking array of the kind of stodgy comfort food you’d find in a downtown New York deli: reuben on rye, salt beef sarnie – all stuffed to the crusts with … Continue reading

Restaurant review: Shiso

I am going to write restaurant reviews on here, whenever I find a good, new one – with a view to ‘maybe attempting to cook something like that myself one day’. Here’s one I made earlier: Shiso on Hornsey High Street is one of those places that probably suffers from its “local” location. It looks … Continue reading