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Ali Ocakbasi

Ever since BW has become gluten-free, going out to eat has not been the easiest. Sure, he can eat most things but the delicious goodies like fried chicken, pizzas, and even burgers are off the menu! Surprisingly, many restaurants have started to accommodate for those that are intolerant or allergic, e.g. Bake St’s GF fried […]

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Yosma Brunch

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been preoccupied with jury service. Yes, jury service. Naturally, I can’t say anything about the case, but boy is it interesting and I actually love going! The only thing I don’t love is the food. A beyond basic sandwich,  packet of crisps and a bottle of water […]

Skewd Kitchen

Living in central London, you tend to almost never drive. You see, it’s easier getting around on foot (I tend to not go for this option), train, bus etc. and even taking an Uber means no tedious task of looking for parking! However, on certain occasions, you will have to make a journey into the suburbs and […]

Babaji Pide Brunch

A few weekends ago, I was feeling a little bit brunchy and a little bit lunchy at the same time. But where could I possibly go in order to satisfy both, and also keep the in laws and BW happy too? Ah, I know – Babaji Pide! You may remember my visit there for dinner […]


When Yosma first opened, it was the hottest Turkish restaurant in town. Everyone seemed to have pushed aside the classic ocakbasis of Stokey, and were instead heading to Baker Street for their Turkish fix. Unfortunately, they weren’t halal at this point. And being right on my doorstep, I would have to walk past, watching everyone else […]

Babaji Pide

I have to say that I really do love my friends. I have a particular group of girls from school who I grew up with and now everyone either has jobs, getting married (just me haha), or moving out of London. It has become a little difficult to find the time to meet up, but […]