Food & Drink

Where to eat, what to eat - one of the best parts of traveling is sampling the local cuisine

Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi

Carnivore serves up Kenya’s most famous nyama choma (barbecued meat) – it’s been an icon for tourists, expats and wealthier locals for over 25 years. At the entrance is a huge barbecue pit laden with real swords of beef, pork, lamb, chicken and farmed game meats such as crocodile and ostrich. It’s a memorable night […]

Bronte Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Swanky, Tom Dixon–designed restaurant, bar & patio, for international fare from breakfast till late.

Dark Sugars Cocoa House

Ross and I stumbled upon this place trying to navigate our way to lunch at Old Spitifileds market.  We looked at each other and both understood that we would return here for one of their famous hot chocolates after lunch.   Before there was chocolate, there was cocoa. Dark Sugars is the story of one […]

Thousand Knifes

Dumpling Shack

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte | Black Forest Cake

Black Forest cake is a chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling based on the German dessert Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, literally “Black Forest cherry-torte”

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