Tag: noodle

Shoryu Ramen, Soho, London

Shoryu Ramen, Soho, London

Nothing beats a bowl of warm tonkotsu ramen on a cold evening. And so far, every London evening has been cold. Well, almost every. I’ve made it to Shoryu Ramen in Kingly Court of Soho two times and both have been warming for the stomach and […]

Thai Express, Aldgate, London

Thai Express, Aldgate, London

I’ve had three goes with Thai Express in Aldgate, with lots of mixed results. The first order I had was for the Pad Thai which was very disappointing. But the curries and stir-fry was much better! In all cases Thai Express feels like a typical […]

Tonkotsu East, Dalston, London

Tonkotsu East, Dalston, London

This last week has a seen a whirlwind of flat viewings as I embark on my next quest to relocate. Since my work is now out east, there’s not so much reason to stay in Westminster, plus I’m lazy and love a commute to work on foot. This evening saw me heading to Haggerston for a viewing, and I picked up a bowl of tonkotsu from Tonkotsu East along the way! Warm, rich broths with satisfying carbs in a hurry was the perfect accompaniment. No doubt I would later be having some disappointment when confronted with the realities of the London rental market.

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Ichiban Noodle Bar, Glasgow

Ichiban Noodle Bar, Glasgow

Ichiban means number one in Japanese. And Ichiban Noodle Bar might just be number one for Japanese food in Glasgow! It was one of our dinner stops for a wild night in the city (in terms of stuffing our faces). Originally established in 1998 the […]

Asia, Aker Brygge, Oslo

Asia, Aker Brygge, Oslo

Venture into the East with a meal at the South East-inspired Asia Aker Brygge. This waterfront restaurant offers exotic dishes with a twist, served in small portions that are ideal for sharing. I head in for one of my dinnertimes whilst visiting Oslo and I […]

Banana Tree, Soho, London

Banana Tree, Soho, London

I’ve had the Tastecard a little while now, but never got around to using it. The restaurants featured on the program are largely chain-based. Or not very good ones. So this is my first experience with that in hand. Banana Tree is located in the heart of Soho making it an ideal spot to catch up with a friend from the office. The deal meant buy-one-get-one-free so we had a lot of food for not a lot. A good start.

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Rosa’s Thai Cafe, Soho, London

Rosa’s Thai Cafe, Soho, London

The name of Rosa’s originally comes from the previous owner of their very first location. Times have changed and now there are ten Rosa’s restaurants around London. That’s some Thai food domination right there. I popped into the Soho branch of Rosa’s ready for a […]

Bone Daddies, Soho, London

Bone Daddies, Soho, London

I haven’t found much ramen in London that floats my boat, but Bone Daddies remains one of my current favourites. It’s a busy venue, in Soho, and there’s been a bit of a queue on some evenings. I evaded that with a lunchtime visit and […]

Wasabi Review, All London

Wasabi Review, All London

There’s two pseudo-Japanese cafe chains that you’ll get used to seeing lots of in London. One is Itsu, and the second is Wasabi. There’s not too much difference between them other than Itsu going for more of a health angle. Wasabi was first opened in 2013 as a single store establishment in Embankment by Dong Hyun Kim. There’s over fifty stores all across London now (or more) and even more to arrive all over the world.

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