Italian

Pizza Union

Desserts include ‘Dolce’, or warm dough rings. full of either nutella, coconut and mascarpone, or salted caramel and peanuts at Pizza Union Pentonville Rd.

Valentina

Plates of food from the Lazio region of Italy are whisked out of the kitchen and laden with freshly made pasta, risotto and gnocchi, creamy bowlfuls rich with gorgonzola and toasted walnuts.

Four to Eight

From the grill a leg of lamb is sliced laterally and charred, similar to a cut of steak but with the addition of a central, flavour-rich bone that is unusual but not unwelcome.

Pizza Pilgrims, Revisited

Fluffy crusts and the typical dotted charring on the undersides make up the  Neapolitan pizza at Pizza Pilgrims. Ingredients include fior de latte, pecorino, and egg yolks.

Mele E Pere

The best of the mains is a 1.2kg T-bone steak, kissed with charcoal and sliced to reveal blushing insides, its Jurassic-proportioned bone overflowing a wrought iron pan.