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D’Elephant Thai, Chadstone, Melbourne

D’Elephant Thai, Chadstone, Melbourne

It’s shopping centre Thai cuisine at D’Elephant Thai in Chadstone. But don’t let that put you off, it definitely holds up to Melbourne standards and that statement goes for most of the dining at Chadstone.

Banh Mi Boys, Fashion District, Toronto

Banh Mi Boys, Fashion District, Toronto

Banh Mi Boys is one of the highest rated restaurants in Toronto Zomato, and also one of the most popular ones, judging by the volume of reviews and the crowds inside. And all for under an $8! I head in twice for two of their […]

Ma La Sichuan, Westminster, London

Ma La Sichuan, Westminster, London

When I recall my dining experiences with Ma La Sichuan I think: those were great meals, smooth service, with a nice authentic air and a great price to match. Based in my former home turf of Westminster, Ma La Sichuan specialises in modern Sichuan cuisine. The Sichuan cuisine, if you’re new to it, brings bold, spicy flavours as a result of the region’s kitchens’ liberal use of garlic and chilli peppers.

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The Cellars, Stoke Newington, London

The Cellars, Stoke Newington, London

If ever there was a cure for a mid-winter morning, it would be found on a white plate with lashings of gravy, tasty meat and a gigantic puff of Yorkshire pudding goodness. My friend Judy and I headed into the depths of The Cellars in […]

Pho & Bun, Chinatown, London

Pho & Bun, Chinatown, London

Earlier in the year I was doing MealPal and for someone in a place like Soho, this was amazing! You prepay for a lunch subscription-type service with lots of restaurants in the area participating. Lots of new food places to try and some discount lunching. […]

Leong’s Legend, Chinatown, London

Leong’s Legend, Chinatown, London

The Leong’s Legend is that it’s actually a half decent Taiwanese option in Chinatown. I get a bit bewildered whenever I’m in Chinatown and tasked with choosing a restaurant. Everything looks so samely, and everything is so samely for the most part. Leong’s Legend (currently) has one of the highest ratings for the places in the Chinatown area on Zomato. And that was enough to know for my reckoning.

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Tonkotsu, Soho, London

Tonkotsu, Soho, London

Tonkotsu is one of my preferred ramen joints in the city. There’s less of a crowd than say, Bone Daddies, and the location can sometimes be more convenient than the likes of Kanada-ya. I’ve frequented at both lunch and dinner times and I’ve been pleased […]

Wagamama, Dean Street, Soho

Wagamama, Dean Street, Soho

Despite my internal protests, part of me is magnetised to Wagamama‘s. I end up eating there more than I realise. My big brother was visiting me from all the way from Aucks, and for whatever reason, it was the choice of location for our first […]

Kanada Ya, Covent Garden, London

Kanada Ya, Covent Garden, London

I had a tiny bit of time to kill before checking out the nearby Book of Mormon. So I stepped into Kanada-Ya for a rapid fire ramen retreat. My dinnertime ended up being shorter than I had anticipated, but I still made it in and out the door in single digit minutes. So that was impressive. My food order was for the original tonkotsu (£12) with pork belly, nori, fungi and spring onion. I went with the recommendation of the chewy-level noodles, the harder texture of this ramen was enjoyable. The broth was good, quite simple compared to others I have had. The chashu was rather on the fatty side, but at least you get three strips of it. The truffle ramen looks like where it’s at, but that’s even pricer at the £14 mark. So a solid bowl of ramen, but expensive even without all the toppings.

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7.5/10

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