She(ena) is a creative from Northern Ireland with a passion in marketing as well as event management, who currently resides in London.
Chronicling her daily lifestyle as well as travel adventures, she has a passion in exploring new experiences, food blogging and creating exciting content - all while sharing reviews and recommendations,
“Your body is not a temple. It’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.”
My top picks
Whether it’s for a glitzy date night or a low key dinner, I’ve ranked my top 5 favourite sushi experiences in London.
For more sushi features follow my Instagram: @foodsheloves
In the heart of Mayfair this upscale sushi restaurant makes for the perfect date to impress that someone special.
🍣 Dragon roll: grilled kabayaki eel over avocado & king prawn. 🏆 winner!
🍣 Sunshine roll: fresh hamachi yellowtail sashimi, negi spring onion & shiso flake roll with chives, wasabi dust & a yuzu garlic mayo dressing.
🍣 Ebi tempura: king prawn tempura and avocado.
#2: Sasa Sushi
A very low key and casual spot - don’t let this fool you, Sasa is home to quite possibly some of the most delicious sushi I’ve ever eaten!
🍣 Crunchy tuna roll: seared tuna topped with spring onion, sesame, wasabi tobiko, crunchy tempura flakes, salmon, avocado & spicy mayo. 🏆 winner!
🍣 Jumbo: Prawn tempura, crabstick, cream cheese and mayo, topped with salmon with unagi sauce.
🍣 Lobster roll: lobster claw meat, spring onion, wasabi tobiko, crunchy tempura batter & Japanese mayo.
🍣 Summer roll: White crab meat, cucumber, Japanese mayo, coated with flying fish caviar.
#3: Chotto Matte
With picture perfect platters, sushi at chotto matte almost looks to good to eat, but please do yourself a favour!
🍣 Ebi (prawn) tempura roll
🍣 Sake (salmon) dragon roll
🍣 4-piece nikkei dressed sushi: tuna yuzu soy, scallop aji amarillo, salmon black garlic butter, yellowtail yuzu truffle. 🏆 winner!
#4: Sticks & Sushi
Come for the platters stay for the sushi! This spot is a favourite that will never fail you time after time.
🍣 NIGIRI seared salmon, tuna and avocado.
🍣 MAKI spicy tuna, crispy ebi and rice paper with duck and goma.
Oka offers a beautiful range of sushi at reasonable prices. In the hub of Kingly Court this is the perfect spot to start your weekend.
🍣 Red dragon roll: Spicy mayo, panko prawn and avocado topped with tuna tartar and ponzu. 🏆 winner!
🍣 Salmon with avocado, cucumber and lime mayo.
Special mention: Sushi Samba
On the 39th floor of Heron tower in London lies this restaurant and bar with the experience of capturing sky high views of London. Not to be missed!
🍣 Ezo: soy marinated salmon, asparagus, onion, chives, sesame, tempura crunch, soy paper, wasabi mayo.
🍣 California maki: snow crab, Cornish brown crab, cucumber, avocado, sesame, jalapeño mayo.
My top picks
How do you like your eggs in the morning? I like mine with at least 5 sides, in the early hours of the afternoon as I nurse the aftermath of the night before. See my top recommendations for best breakfast/brunch eats below.
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#1: Milk Cafe
I can only now dream about how tasty Milk’s combinations were and will forever live to recreate the tastiest of meals I had there.
🍳 Young Betty: Poached eggs, sourdough & burnt butter hollandaise with seasonal greens.
🍳 Sweet Maria: Sweetcorn fritters, grilled halloumi, avocado, drycured bacon, kasundi (the best spicy sauce) & lime. 🏆 my winner!
If Turkish food is your passion- a breakfast at Gokyuzu is hard to beat. This spot is not only a ten but a solid vegetarian option.
☕️ Turkish tea.
🍴Gokyuzu breakfast: Free range eggs, avocado, muska boregi (feta & mozzarella parcel), grilled mushrooms, grilled tomato, halloumi, olives, rocket, butter & jam. Also available with turkish sausage.
Have you ever been so confused what you want for breakfast that you just want it all? This is the perfect place for you- sweet and savoury on one plate.
🍳 OMG breakfast: pancakes served with scrambled eggs, bacon, Cumberland sausage, hash browns, baked beans with fruits, clotted cream & maple syrup.
If bottomless brunches are your game then Core definitely hits the spot. Core offers great food, an array of cocktails and also functions as a lively city night spot!
🍳 Eggs Royale: Glenarm organic smoked salmon, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce on a toasted English muffin and hash browns.
🍳 English Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, Cumberland Sausage, streaky bacon, mushrooms, beans, hash browns & toasted bloomer bread.
My top picks
Those with dairy or gluten intolerances - look away now, I’ve ranked my top 3 favourite pizza places.
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You can take the deep dish out of Chicago but you can’t take Chicago out of the deep dish. As someone who’s second home is in Chicago I can attest that the pizza at Japes is legit.
🍕 Chicago deep dish pizza: Pepperoni, mozzarella, parmesan, tomato sauce, fresh basil.
#2: The Mayfair Pizza Company
A different experience to many MPC allows you to get in front of the stone fire oven and create your own pizza.
🍕 Smoked chicken, prosciutto, multiple cheeses, porcini mushroom, black truffle and rocket pizza with a pinch of chilli.
#3: Pizza Pilgrims
With spots scattered across London, Pizza Pilgrim’s has a reputation that I can confirm is well deserved!
🍕 Gianfranco gargonzola: white pizza with fior di latte cheese, gargonzola, ribboned courgette, basil & parmesan.
🍕 Nduja: margherita pizza with spicy Calabrian pork sausage. 🏆 my winner!
Special mention: Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
When the owner is a multiple world pizza champion and has his own hot pepper oil, you know it’s going to be a winner.
🍕 Tony’s Stromboli: prosciutto di parma, italian sausage, pepperoni, sweet piquante peppers, mozzarella and american cheese. 🏆 my winner!
🍕 Cal Italia Classic Italian pizza: Asiago, mozzarella, Italian gorgonzola, Croatian sweet fig preserve, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano & a balsamic reduction.