Alicia Grimshaw

Alicia Grimshaw

Alicia is a food and travel journalist with a serious appetite for discovering new restaurants and the latest culinary trends. She has contributed to a number of online publications including About Time Magazine and Good Housekeeping. Alicia is all about eating and writing. And writing about eating.

Xier Bread + Smoked Butter

Restaurant Review: Xier

Tasting menus are like Marmite: you either love them or hate them. The eight to ten courses can be a minefield of petri-sized dishes that can be a surprise for the taste buds, or have you inhaling the whole bread basket and swinging by a fast food joint on the...

London in the Sky

Review: London in the Sky brings 100ft-high dining to The O2

London is a breeding ground for concepts. If it’s not a single item restaurant, it’s brunch in ball pits, allergen-free ice cream parlours, and God knows what else. Sky-high dining and rooftop restaurants are one concept that Londoners seem to lap up, and there’s plenty of choice what with every...

Restaurant Review: EartH Kitchen

Sitting within the former art deco Dalston cinema on the once gritty stretch of Kingsland Road, EartH Kitchen (the name stands for Evolutionary arts Hackney) is the new venture by the former executive chef of St. JOHN, Chris Gillard and Auro Foxcroft, founder of cultural hub, Village Underground. The new...

Halo Burger Credit- Tom Moggach

Restaurant Review: Halo Burger

Rewind 10 years ago and London was a barren land for vegan food. It was nigh on impossible to satiate the taste-buds of plant-powered diners, with options lacking any sort of imagination or flavour. Fast forward to 2019 and things have take a rapid turn; the capital has spawned a...

Mere

Restaurant Review: Mere

2017 was an exceptional year for restaurant openings in London: Claude Bosi took the helm at Bibendum, Gordon Ramsay’s alumni Clare Smyth decided to go it alone with her first solo venture Core, and husband and wife team, Monica and David Galetti, opened their first restaurant together, Mere. After earning her...

Flat Iron Butchery

The Perfect Cut: A Beginner’s Guide to Steak at Flat Iron

In the midst of concept restaurants and fleeting food trends there is always one reliable dinner option that never fails: steak. While plant-based eating is on the rise, what with everything now being turned into a meat-free alternative, steak, however, is still as prevalent as ever. This food source forms...