Pregnancy cravings are a thing guys. Not the “oh I quite fancy that”, but a full-blown “I need XYZ now or I will eat you” kind of craving. Mine were relatively subdued and definitely unhealthy. French fries (vegetables), ice-cream (calcium), and sugary cereals (fibre) were my daily requirements, but sometimes the cravings became interesting. Eggs […]
I realise it’s been a while since I’ve posted a restaurant review, although it doesn’t feel that long to me. You see, I had a baby a couple of months ago for those of you who didn’t know, and it feels like time has just blurred together in my baby brain. But, I would never […]
Although there are plenty of halal restaurants to be discovered, I always find myself going back to the same old places. These establishments are ones that I know I can rely on for having a good meal, visit after visit. Sadly, this list of mine has slowly dwindled down from numerous restaurants to perhaps three, […]
Abd El Wahab
I’ve never really been a fan of the Lebanese cuisine, but I’ll be the first to admit that my knowledge of Lebanese food hasn’t stretched much further than the cafes on Edgware Road and perhaps, really good manaeesh from Z&Z bakery. Don’t get me wrong, I could kill a shawarma at any of these establishments […]
Mango Tree Part 2
Having visited Thailand a couple of years ago and experiencing the mindblowing flavours of authentic Thai cuisine, the task of finding a good halal Thai restaurant in London has now become next to impossible. Firstly, there are a lack of halal Thai restaurants! Secondly, out of the handful of halal Thais there are, none are […]
Hankies Marble Arch
In my old hometown, there is this one spot on the high street which I like to think is cursed. Not cursed in the spooo0ooky ghost way, but destined to be dead on arrival. Numerous (and promising) new restaurants have opened up on this new plot, only to go out of business and shut down […]
When BW and I were dating, I had booked a holiday to the States for three weeks to hang out and spend time with my amazing sister. Basically, I just ditched him.
Archie’s is a casual halal burger and milkshake joint located on Oxford Road in Manchester; they are known for their incredibly creamy milkshakes, crispy chicken burgers, oh and, how could I forget, for the celebrity hotspotting too. With guests like Nas, the Game, and Amir Khan, the boxer, it was easy to see just why […]
Having had a slightly disastrous first day in Manchester (read this and this), I became a little skeptical about my upcoming booking at Evelyn’s for brunch.
Scene Indian Street Kitchen, Manchester
Because I love and trust you guys, I did a mini-poll across social media as to which restaurants you lovely, loyal readers wanted me to visit and review in Manchester.