Sakonis

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I’d ventured into Wembley (a small outpost of India in north London) to meet family shopping for clothes for an Indian wedding.  Unfortunately I missed the shopping part but was in time for lunch.  Where better than to sample the tried and trusted chain of Sakonis. I did a recon of the buffet table but opted to order a selection of South Indian dishes for us all to share.  I’ve never been a fan of ordering chinese in an Indian restaurant so tend to avoid that bit. We chose khandvi, pani puri, dahi wada and a masala dosa which was just about the right amount. […]

Hoppers

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I’m running 15 mins late but not bothered as a friend is there on time so she can wait in line already. That sounds really bad and its not what I meant to happen honest! But it did… and I apologised loads so we’re all good. However what I didn’t expect was the wait would be more like an hour… now what? I’m starving, but so curious to try this place… screw it… we’re waiting! And actually its not so stressful as you can run off to grab a coffee and they’ll message on your mobile. The food is absolutely amazing, my co-diner will eat […]

Imli Street

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Miso Underwhelmed and spoken to in a slightly condescending manner Yes… I’m writing this review backwards as I fear its just going to end up in a bit of a rant and people will switch off. All in all the food was ok. Ever so toned down to make it more palatable by the masses. Think style over substance. We were here in a group of 8 or so for a Diwali dinner. As part of the Tamarind group my expectations were perhaps running a bit too high. I ordered for the whole table (love doing that!). For appetisers went for Papdi Chaat, Samosas, Tilapia […]