London, United Kingdom
Bao-Y, 30
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I work in finance because how else would I fund my love for food.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Passenger - Ler her go, Adele - Someone like you, Beyonce - Single Ladies in that order

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Sex and the city

Name some spots in London that are good for a Tinder date.

Nowhere, you're in London, you don't need Tinder.

Who’s your hero and where in London would you take them out for a serious hang?

My family, I'd take them to Kew Gardens on a sunny day. I know, the irony...

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Outside of work, I usually love to hang in my gym gear so it's Sweaty Betty, Oysho

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

A Picadilly Circus club

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Ice skating at Somerset house because you always have to book ages in advance

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in London and where did you get it?

My friend took me to an Egyptian restaurant where we ate pidgeon, tastes a bit like chicken

What restaurant in London looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

The four seasons in China town. It's not the famous hotel but a duck place which has best duck in the world

What’s the one place you think is overrated in London?

Piccadilly circus, it's crowded, it's loud and the digital ads are really just ads

What’s the one place you think is underrated in London?

Richmond, it's home to Richmond park and Kew Gardens, some of the greenest places in London

Tomorrow’s your last day in London. How do you spend it?

Wake up early and go to Kobox for a workout, brunch at Hally's, strolling the streets of Chelsea, dinner at Gola

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Sydney for the combination of city and beach

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