Tag Archive: Japanese

Review: Ogino, Beverley

When we reported back to friends about our meal at Ogino, a Japanese restaurant in Beverley, they reflected that after a few grim experiences they have basically given up on trying Japanese restaurants outside of major cities. And I must admit I can also think of three really poor examples without much effort. Four, now. …

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Review: Humble Chicken, Soho

Chicken is really having its day, with fried chicken becoming the hip casual eating option across the realm. I can even see KFC trying to elbow in on the act and fair play to them, they’ve been doing it a lot longer! It can also only be a good thing that chicken is taking over …

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Review: Sushi Atelier, Fitzrovia

I have a new favourite sushi place, and it is Sushi Atelier on Great Portland Street. Okay, it’s a bit more expensive than your typical London sushi place. But on the plus side, it felt a lot closer in quality and detail to eating sushi in Japan (which I’ve been lucky enough to do a …

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Review: Kaneda-Ya, Holborn

London is such a sponge for soaking up the best in the world. And if it’s a rainy night in winter, and you need a quick and deeply satisfying meal in a short time, you can’t do much better than a bowl of Japanese ramen with some exceptional broth. So it’s lucky that the West …

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Review: Koya, Soho

I’m not a massive ramen expert. In fact I’ve had about three ever. So I’m in one of those situations where I feel kinda shaky reviewing a noodle place when it might be that I’m just not “getting it”. Koya feels great to be in, especially when it’s pouring with rain on Frith Street. There’s …

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