Category Archive: Japanese

Kouzu: High-end Japanese cuisine takes off in Victoria

The area in and around Victoria has historically been devoid of decent dining options. Bar a few exceptions like the ever-dependable A.Wong, there just hasn’t been much going on for the area food-wise given… Continue reading

Pan Chai: upmarket Pan Asian cuisine at Harrods food halls

Nestled in the food halls of the world renowned Harrods store in Knightsbridge, Pan Chai is the brainchild of restaurateur Eddie Lim – owner of the Mango Tree group which includes their eponymous flagship Thai restaurant in… Continue reading

Sushi of Shiori: a little slice of sushi perfection

Great sushi is not easy to find in London. With outlets of Itsu and Wasabi on every other street corner flogging the same ol’ mass-produced Salmon Nigri, there’s little room left in the market for truly… Continue reading

Japanese Home Cooking Supper Club by Luiz (@TheLondonFoodie)

Despite blogging for a couple of years now, I’d never really explored London’s Supper Club movement until earlier this year. The difficulty in getting myself to commit several weeks in advance to dining… Continue reading

Roka @ Canary Wharf : simple, sublime Robatayaki cuisine

Canary Wharf isn’t exactly one of the capital’s go-to gastronomic destinations. Amidst the sterile steel and glass sky-scrapers, it’s often difficult to find anything remotely interesting food-wise. Hence, whenever I find myself in… Continue reading

Soseki: Japanese Kaiseki cuisine fit for an emperor

** Unfortunately, since writing this post, Soseki has since closed down in December 2011** I received a rather sombre e-mail some weeks back from Saki, a very decent Japanese sushi bar-cum-restaurant near my… Continue reading