Sunday, August 06, 2017

Ikoyi London restaurant review

Ikoyi London
A few friends mentioned a Nigerian fusion restaurant that opened up last month at a spot on St James market street, a stones throw from Piccadilly circus station called Ikoyi London. A vibrant foodie neighbourhood in Lagos ( Ikoyi) with tons of good restaurants seems to have lent its name to this new west african fine dining restaurant in the heart of London. The brain child of Ire Hassan Odukale and Head Chef Jeremy Chan formely of Nobu , the whole idea behind the menu seems to revolve around showcasing West African dishes with a twist to a wider audience. Nigerian restaurants inevitably mostly attract Nigerians and have often wondered why some of the most flavourful dishes I have ever tasted ( Spinach melon seed stew, Jollof rice, banga soup : check out my  Lagos blog posts ) arent in top restaurants on the high streets. On speaking to friends, it seems the lack of popularity of the Nigerian / west african dishes are due to multiple factors,

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Lagos Restaurant review : Craft Gourmet

Delicious spaghetti

The last blog post i wrote focussed on very affordable restaurants in Lagos , Nigeria and this review will touch on a slightly more expensive restaurant called Craft Gourmet by Lou Baker based in Victoria Island's Mega plaza mall. It was quite a surprise that a gem of a place was hiding in what i can only describe as an outdated looking mall. You pretty much know you are in for a treat however on entering the restaurant. Wide open spaces, tons of lighting,  white table tops, wooden floors and potted plants makes you feel like you walked into an upmarket restaurant in London bridge. I had to look behind me as the door felt like something out of Narnia.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Tasty dishes in Lagos , Nigeria

Pounded yam and friends : vegetable and palm kernel soups

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

London rooftop restaurants review : Madison and Sushisamba

Sushisamba terrace

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Monday, May 01, 2017

Breakfast in Dunkirk

 
Tasty bagel

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Lanesborough hotel's Celeste : restaurant review

Celeste

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