Indifference versus the cockmonster. Oh, and lots of wine.
Lao Café is a place where it's good to know your way around the menu to ensure maximum pleasure. Yummy ants? Read on to find out.
Good pizza, proper Neapolitan fried stuff and a bit of a rant about paying for stuff in the National Gallery that you can usually see for free.
After a quiet week or two a Godardian pastiche review of Dalla Terra following 'Le Redoutable', Michel Hazanavicius' latest masterpiece.
It is a good place. The waiter/manager told me they'd been open for three weeks and I hope they make a go of it. Covent Garden has an awful lot of crap but the Oystermen aren't involved in that scene, they cook straight up good food and serve it well at a reasonable price for the area. I hope they thrive.
If you want the trad Indian in this part of London it's a better option to hang on if you can till The India Club starts cooking.
Eating at the opéra, in my limited experience, is always expensive and often a bit of a shot in the dark, whether you're getting some sandwiches and a glass of wine or going for the full gut-busting blow out with gallons of booze on the side. But the Amphitheatre proved a winner.
Upscale Peruvian to the rear of a proper London boozer.