David Thompson, the Australian chef who brought modern Thai cuisine to London, will be cooking alongside his inheritors in a one-off evening at Som Saa in Spitalfields next month. Thompson ran the elegant and much praised Nahm at the Halkin hotel in Belgravia from 2001 to 2012, and is now based along with the restaurant in Bangkok. More recently he […]

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As one of London’s most exciting pop-up’s of last year, Som Saa, gears up to launch its first permanent site on 11 April, we’ve decided to bring you the best restaurants in UK to get an authentic taste of Thai cooking (according to our survey). Still one of our reporters’ favourite cuisines for a cheap eat that packs a big […]

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Everybody loves noodles. They’re slurp-tastic and slippery, healthy and filling, spicy and warming. Sure every once in a while you hit yourself in the eye with some hot broth, or look suspiciously like someone learning to eat for the first time as you ram that ramen into your mouth, but it’s all worth it. March […]

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We’re frankly sick of hearing that Peckham used to be all grotty markets and high rise flats – it ain’t been that way for some time so we’re calling for a moratorium on mentioning Del Boy and Rodders when referring to SE15. There, that was the last time. Nowadays this corner of south London has […]

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