Tincan: ‘Elevated the humble tin to à la carte status’ – restaurant review


A pop-up tapas restaurant serving gourmet tinned seafood

The Tincan pop-up tapas restaurant in Soho is unmistakable from afar. Rows of colourful tins give a metallic glow from their mounts on the smooth black walls, attracting passers-by in from the dark night. The decor is minimalistic – as clean and stylish as the serving of the food itself. Continue reading


KKKG: ‘One never-ending photo-shoot’ – film review

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

A Bollywood film that feels like a TV soap opera

There’s no better wind-down after sitting in the library for three hours than to be initiated into the world of Bollywood in the Junior Common Room for another three hours – and a half. It was Diwali, and samosas and onion bhajis were provided. Continue reading


Vapiano, London W1F: ‘Fun flavours were not enough to impress’ – restaurant review

Vapiano Wardour Street

A German-owned Italian fast casual restaurant chain

If you want to splash out on Italian for lunch in a bright, modern, and trendy place, then Vapiano is worth a try. As for returning, it depends whether fast-casual Italian restaurants that charge gourmet prices for pasta that comes out of a packet floats your boat. Continue reading


Hello! I’m Pinky, a university student in my final year. As an antidote to my trepidation about the future and already feeling nostalgic for my time at Oxford, I am venturing into the world of blogging. When I’m not studying I’m cooking, dancing, drawing, reading, or singing. I love going to museums, galleries, historic houses, the cinema, and the theatre. I’m always on the trail for new and different cultural experiences, and hope that this blog will inspire others to find their own.