Tags » No Reservations

Bao Fitzrovia, Windmill Street, London.

Bao initially started life as a weekend-only street food stall at Neil market, proving so successful that they have been able to establish not one, but two restaurants (in Soho and Fitzrovia) in the two years since I have last visited the UK so naturally I was excited to visit when I was in the UK this summer. 1,056 more words


Padella, London Bridge

What’s The Deal?
A no reservations, fresh pasta restaurant in the heart of Borough Market, from the owners of Trullo (Highbury).

The Food
I’d been waiting to try Padella for a LONG time after drooling over it on… 464 more words


Top 3 Movies about Cooking

I’m like a junkie when I find a good drama or comedy that revolves around cooking. ¬†Every time I watch one I’m inspired to re-create the recipes and go out and buy new gadgets for my kitchen. 232 more words

Heather Garand

How to beat the queues at London's no-reservation restaurants

It seems as though all the new, trendy restaurants in London have one thing in common: no reservations. They rely on reasonable prices, excellent food, and word of mouth, and the crazy thing is: people queue. 1,767 more words

Restaurant Reviews

There's No Place Like Home: Vietnam and Anthony Bourdain

Before I arrived in Vietnam, I remember thinking to myself that I needed to watch the Vietnam episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations”. For those of you who have never seen it, it is an old show that aired in the mid 2000’s on the Discovery Channel. 1,041 more words


Food Movie Recommendation: Mostly Martha (2001)

Mostly Martha (Bella Martha) is the German original film of the 2007 American remake No Reservations. The film centers around Martha, a workaholic gourmet chef who is forced to deal with changes in her personal and professional life. 151 more words

Movies Reviews

Sample homemade pasta at award-winning Ask for Luigi

Ask for Luigi has been on “my list” for quite some time. It is a small Italian restaurant with homemade pasta on the edge of Gastown or Chinatown depending on which way you’re looking. 449 more words