London


July 9, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Bincho Yakitori (LDN)

by Sakura

Yakitori is the perfect food: delicious, dainty morsels that come in a variety of ingredients and flavours which you keep eating and ordering on repeat.

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March 19, 2013

Slightly Peckish: London Ramen Wars – Tonkotsu (LDN)

by Sakura

London Ramen Wars Part I: Ittenbari

The second ramen bar that opened in London close on the heels of Ittenbari is Tonkotsu located in the middle of Soho.

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March 6, 2013

Skankynavia: Londinium Leisures

by Anders

I used to loathe this city when I lived here.

That was back in 1998 and I was poor as a peasant poofter pigeon.

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February 26, 2013

Slightly Peckish: London Ramen Wars – Ittenbari (LDN)

by Sakura


London is currently undergoing a ramen boom. In the past year alone, five new ramen bars are opening its doors to a public clamouring for some hearty B-kyu Japanese grub.

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February 12, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Dishoom, A Traditional Bombay Café (LDN)

by Sakura

Although I’ve been writing for Umami Mart for almost three years, I have yet to meet any of my fellow writers as most of them live across the Pond.

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December 25, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Roganic (LDN)

by Sakura

It’s not very often I go to fancypants restaurants but that doesn’t mean I don’t love the excitement and taste sensations that often accompany these forays into high end dining.

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November 13, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Chirashizushi at Sakana-tei (LDN)

by Sakura

I always thought chirashizushi was the large, family-friendly tub of vinegared sushi rice studded with a variety of colourful ingredients such as shiitake, cooked seafood, and what ever else you like — all sprinkled with thinly sliced Japanese omelette and cucumber.

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October 23, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Pâtisserie Deux Amis (LDN)

by Sakura

Hello all, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s been a hectic year and my food mojo has done a runner.

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December 6, 2011

Slightly Peckish: Tsuru Ramen (LDN)

by Sakura

Slightly Peckish: Tsuru Ramen 1

Aaaah, one of the things I really miss in London is a good bowl of ramen. Now that we’ve got a brilliant udon-ya for keeps, the next big thing will hopefully be ramen.

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November 8, 2011

Slightly Peckish: Singapore Char Kway Teow from Cha Cha Moon (LDN)

by Sakura

Slightly Peckish: Singapore Char Kway Teow 3

One of my favourite foods is South East Asian cuisine. I confess I wasn’t much of a fan of noodles when I was a child living in Bangkok (I know, what was I thinking?), preferring fried rice over anything else.

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