Jidori

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UPDATE 1st Nov 2016: We came back to try the things we missed before and they were quite amazing. Namely the Salmon Tataki, Scotch Eggs and scallops in black bean sauce. Jidori is the only dedicated Yakitori speciality restaurant in London I know of so have been very keen to visit.  On entrance we were asked if we’d like to sit at the bar but actually it was more of a rhetorical question as the place was fully booked. Luckily it would have been my ideal choice of seat anyway as I find watching the chefs at work fascinating. We opted for the “omakase”… or […]

Koya Bar

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I woke up with a craving for a Japanese breakfast.  I don’t even know what they Japanese typically eat for breakfast but figured it was something I needed.  After spending a while searching for where one can find a Japanese restaurant and the same amount of time finding a partner in crime we arrived here way beyond the breakfast cut off time!  Guess it’s the thought that counts 🙂 So skipping breakfast and straight onto lunch to start the day we stuck pretty much to a selection of daily specials:Grilled girolles with Onsen Tamago and nettle – poached egg… almost like breakfast – winner!Turbot sashimi with […]

Bone Daddies

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Bone Daddies has been on my “to eat” list for quite a while. I’m now kicking myself for not visiting sooner! Popped in on a Saturday late afternoon so wasn’t so busy and tried the special of the day – Niboshi Ramen. The broth is a mixture of the 20 hour Tonkotsu pork bone and an anchovy broth. Quite clearly the most flavoursome ramen I’ve had in a long time and the pork was so tender it literally melted. Very rich and loaded with umami. Will most definitely be back here to try more of the menu. Miso satisfied. Bone Daddies 31 St. Peter Street […]