“One of the best London restaurant iPhone guides out this summer”
A holistic notebook that seeks to embrace the full atmospheric experience of food, from what’s on your table to the surroundings you are in and the memories made. This guide embraces every aspect of food culture – from taste, quality and service, to recommendations for creating a handsome dinner party, including what to wear by the best British designers, and dressing your home for that occasion. Shortlisted in Apple’s Top 20 noteworthy new releases May 2011, this note-book guide contains personal reviews on some of London’s most valued food shops and restaurants, shopping pages, guiding you on must-haves to wear to dinner or ideas to dress your own dining table, from some of the capital’s most respected design talent. Markets to see and time to be inspired distilled into one pocket bible.
One of the key purposes of this guide is to provide the home cook with recipes from some of London’s finest chefs, including John Torode, Fergus Henderson, Anna Hansen, Mark Hix, Peter Gordon and Sam and Sam Clark.Commended by Vogue for its stylish fusion of food and fashion, and by James Sanders at The Pink Paper Magazine as the kind of app that Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City would use to meet the girls, London on a plate features contributions from Jasmine Guinness at Honey Jam plus shopping pages for individual items from the likes of Nicholas Kirkwood, Thomas Heatherwick, Kate Moss’s range at Longchamp and recent graduate designers such as Sarah Angold and Kristian Aadnevik.Curated by Charmain Ponnuthurai – author of Midnight Feasts and an alumnus of London recipe vault Books for Cooks a Portobello Road institution started by Two Fat Ladies’ Clarissa Dickson-Wright – this app is regularly updated, advertising-free and independently curated.
A 10% donation from each app sale is made to the surplus food charity FareShare.
Review by Rebecca Seal – Evening Standard Magazine, June 2011