japanese

Recipe – Japanese-style fried chicken

As anyone that knows me can confirm, I LOVE Asian food and at any given opportunity would select Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese for my meals. I’ve never really dared to cook too much of my own Asian food as whenever I’d had anything but the real deal it
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Review: Noodle Lab, Wagamama [Soho]

Wagamama have very recently launched their new ‘innovative’ kitchen in Soho where the public can try out never-been-seen before dishes and give direct feedback. Not really the done thing for brands of this size, and promising of much excitement – is it yay or
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Review – Beer and Buns, Bishopsgate [London]

I love East Asian cuisine and London is certainly full of options in this area, but all too often you are in a stuffy, over lit sushi bar or a pricey, fashion spot. But fear no more, in the heart of the Square Mile there’s a new addition, and it’s here to stay! Rating
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Asian Curry Awards 2015 open for nominations

Are you a fan of Asian curries? If so we have some great news for you … the fifth Asian Curry Awards are now open for nomination. So why not put your favourite restaurant up for an award?    Who can be nominated? The competition is open to all Asian restaurants
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Recipe – Fried Tofu in Chinese Sesame Soy Sauce by Cauldron

Tofu is a tricky ingredient sometimes as many people dislike the texture, but this dish, based on the Japanese Agedashi dofu, uses Chinese style tofu dressed in Chinese style sesame soy sauce. Easy to make, this dish is ideal as a starter especially around Chinese New Year.
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Taste of London Winter 20-23rd Nov

The Taste of London events are becoming a regular fixture in every City foodie’s diaries and next weekend sees the return of the winter show. Located in London’s East End, Tobacco Dock is a beautiful location that gets totally transformed when this festival is in
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Nobu Berkeley Street - Raw Wagyu steaks

News – Japanese Wagyu Arrives On British Shores, Tasting Britain Eats Some…Is Impressed

Wagyu Doin’? Ever eaten Wagyu beef before? Chances are, unless you had it in Japan or America, you enjoyed something that was quite delicious but not quite authentically Japanese (as in, not from Japan, the inventor and originator of Wagyu beef). What’s the deal with
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Benihana London Chelsea - Chef pyromania

News – Benihana Turns 50, Spills Sake Everywhere, Then Comes Up With 5 Cool Offers

Last week restaurant chain Benihana celebrated it’s 50th year of persistent existence in the only way it knew how – with fire, sake and people shouting greetings at you in Japanese.  We were invited down to take a look, having heard many things about the
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News – Wagamama Summer Menu 2014

The Sun Is Shining, Eat Something… The fine people at Wagamama invited us to come down and try their new menu. They’re calling it ‘Wagamama Summer’ (proving that there’s at least one poet on this Pan Asian chain’s payroll).  It launched on the
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Review – Chotto Matte [Soho]

Rating Suited To: Sushi fans & Sushi fans looking for something with a little extra Carnivores (AKA humans who like to eat a lot of meat…sushivores?) People who want to drink some Pisco or eat some Quinoa (not so common) Fusion foodies (do you guys exist?) Up to date
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