Month: February 2017

Pancake Day, London Edition

From crêpe eating competitions with my childhood friend K, to ordering pancakes at almost every brunch spot I visit, I must admit I’ve eaten my fair share of pancakes. And that’s not even the craziest part I can’t believe I’ve been in Lagos for 13months now and I haven’t had a single pancake – now that’s weird !! That has got to change Would have loved this list to include some spots in Lagos but I haven’t got there yet. So, if you’re in London and you don’t know where to go this Pancake day – here’s a helping hand. Keep reading for 8 of my favourite pancakes and where to get them (in no particular order) Enjoy! 1.) The El Classico What: Pancakes with bacon and maple syrup Where: The Breakfast Club (Any Location) 2.) The Cute One   What: Drop Scones with fresh berries and clotted cream Where: Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings 3.) The Indulgent One What: Buttermilk pancakes with fresh berries, streaky bacon, honeycomb butter and maple syrup Where: Sunday Cafe and Restaurant, Barnsbury …

Sugarcane

I tried to give it up but the food life chose me  After weeks of postponing and last minute cancellations, W’s and I date to Nok had arrived. It was a Saturday and we were going to try out their Garden Menu, most importantly their suya hummus. W rides for her hummus, you see. Much to our despair after casually strolling in at 4pm..they were closed. I mean, who checks out opening times, really?! Apparently, they close between 4-6pm to set up for dinner. Crazy how at that exact moment our hunger pangs started. So we were faced with quickly deciding where we going to eat. Talindo’s? Crust and Cream? Sugarcane? oh Sugarcane! eekk. Going to Sugarcane at this time was actually scary, Plagued with bad reviews it hasn’t really gotten the best rep (food wise). But more than anything I was curious and wanted to try for myself. Plus, their red velvet pancakes were calling my name. And it was decided. Once inside you’re immediately greeted by the amazing geometrical decor and industrial style design. Exposed …