LONDON | Situated beneath The Dalston library is Cafe Route, a bustling Middle Eastern and European inspired café and deli. Husband and wife team Melek & Murat and their business partner/longtime school friend Mehmet, all share a passion for food, and are inspired by their local surroundings and diverse backgrounds.
LONDON | Morito Hackney Road is the third restaurant from Sam & Samantha Clark of Moro and Morito on Exmouth Market fame. Unlike the Exmouth Market location, the space is here is open and relatively large, with high concrete ceilings, concrete floors, and bright lights. Yes, it’s bright and airy but
MELBOURNE | Claypots Barbarossa in Melbourne’s CBD is the fourth venue from owner and restaurateur, Renan Goksin, who’s vision is to combine Australia’s laid-back lifestyle and love for local food with European-style hospitality. Each of his Claypots venues differ in their concept and style, but all are consistent in showcasing
LOS ANGELES | There are many good reasons why Downtown’s Bäco Mercat was voted the 9th best restaurant in American by Bon Apetit in 2012. The chef driven, unpretentious eatery from Josef Centeno quite simply nails all of the things that are important. The former office space is small and relaxed,
SYDNEY | There’s a new little lunch and dinner haunt in Crows Nest that shows that Japanese food isn’t the only cuisine that can be served in motion. MediTrainean (as the pun intends) serves up quick and clean Mediterranean favourites in a delightful, light filled space on Alexander Street. The focus is
MELBOURNE | The historic Mt Erica Hotel Prahran has been revamped, and is now home to Austin’s, a Spanish and Mediterranean inspired restaurant and bar. Named after the head chef Sunny Gilbert’s son, Austin’s uses locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create innovative shared tapas dishes and daily specials. The City
Nomad Surry Hills is a restaurant that’s been on my Sydney list ever since I started reading about it when it opened late last year. Head Chef Nathan Sasi (Rockpool, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal) has been handed the reigns of a restaurant for the first time by owners Rebecca Littlemore
You asked, so I’ll deliver. I’ve been posting a lot of photos of the things that my wife Lauren and I have been cooking at home and a lot of you have been asking for recipes. In response, I’ve decided to start posting recipes onto The City Lane. To kick