Doughnut Time is in London!

Australian sensation doughnut chain, Doughnut Time, has come to London! It started as one tiny hole-in-the-wall doughnut store in Brisbane but soon gained popularity and expanded to multiple locations across Australia. And now it’s making an ambitious move and launching its first international site in London. First opening its doors a few weeks ago at Shaftesbury […]


Machiya is what I call a hidden gem in the city. You may think it’s just another matcha cafe or Japanese establishment – at least I had such thoughts if I were to be honest. However, it proved me wrong. First of all, Machiya is a Japanese restaurant opened by the team behind ramen group Kanada-Ya. They took […]

Artisanal Gelato Day at Mercanto Metropolitano

Mercanto Metropolitano is a community-based urban market based in Elephant & Castle with a strong focus on Italian food, locally-sourced and socially-conscious products. I don’t know how I wasn’t aware of this place before. Maybe it’s because I rarely wander around Elephant & Castle, but now I’m glad I have discovered this place. I was there for the Artisanal […]

Marley’s Cupcakes

While we were in Camden a couple weeks ago to try out Magic Falafel, we spotted Marley’s Cupcakes at the Stables Market. How the place caught our attention is because they sell the tiniest cupcakes we’ve ever seen! It’s beyond just mini cupcakes, it’s actually ridiculously tiny – which is quite cute for the eyes […]

Cupcakes from Crumbs & Doilies

“Everybody loves cupcakes” It’s really hard to not love cupcakes, especially those delicate handcrafted ones! In celebration of National Cupcake Week, I decided to write about this cupcake place I’ve come across a while ago. This place is called Crumbs & Doilies. I remember seeing this small and charismatic shop sitting on that little cobbled passageway between […]

Crosstown Doughnuts

Crosstown Doughnuts is now a popular doughnut brand in London. It all started as a market stall and started spreading around city soon after. In merely just a year, not only do they have regular appearance at multiple popular food markets, they have also managed to launch their permanent flagship shop in Soho in such […]