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A Journey Though Ramen Lane

Ladles of warming, creamy, intensely umami broth, painstakingly derived from animal carcasses, playing host to hand-formed waves of bouncy noodles, perfectly braised slices of pork and a myriad of other carefully chosen accoutrements. I am describing ramen. More specifically, tonkotsu…

Pizza and Pasta at Princi

It’s hard to walk past Princi without stopping and gazing through its large windows to its inviting interior. Bakers, draped in white, stand over deep, glass display cases housing picturesque, flaky pastries amongst a background of visibly crusty, tanned boules…

Splashing Out At Soho’s Corazón

Mexican cuisine has grown exponentially in influence and presence in the capital over the past 5 years – NSFW montages of stacked tacos and plump, arm-sized burritos are omnipresent and worshipped on London-based Instagram foodie accounts. A food scene that…

One Roti King To Rule Them All

When you lay claim to the throne of a dish, it’s a brave move. It’s important to have the necessary goods to back it up. Having dabbled with princes, princesses and various other members of roti royalty and aristocracy, I…

At Max’s, Sandwiches With A Soundtrack

On a quiet stretch of Crouch Hill Road, a 10-minute walk north from Finsbury Park tube station, lies the unassuming Max’s Sandwich Shop. Yet, don’t let it’s self-effacing name lure you into thinking that this is a standard deli affair…