Category Archives: Japanese

Bincho Yakitori: BBQ + booze can be such a winning combination

There are certain concepts that transcend cultures, like the idea of drinking while nibbling on small plates of savoury snacks. The idea being that you get hungry from the drinking, whilst the salt from the snacks makes you thirsty and … Continue reading

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Foodie postcard: California ramen dreaming

I have been craving ramen for eight months to be precise, since I moved back to London. Koya was a valiant attempt to get my fix, but ultimately it wasn’t the same. So when I knew I was getting sent … Continue reading

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Koya: Umami and high fashion

I love noodle soups. Actually I love soups, especially the Asian clear but umami-packed broths for which noodles provide the right foil, adding texture and flavor contrast. I heart soba, I heart ramen, but somehow I never had a thing … Continue reading

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