Tag: london

Nanban Brixton

Nanban BrixtonMy Japanese chef friend told me that there is another new Ramen restaurant in Brixton (I tried Okan and Koi in Brixton) and pictures she sent me looked pretty good so I decided to visit there for Sunday lunch… Brixton on sunny early afternoon was hustling and bustling with energy with pre-Xmas? shoppers? Well it’s always... Read More »

Yamagoya London

Yamagoya LondonI was out with a friend visiting a fantastic video art exhibition called Infinite Mix organised by South Bank Centre on 180 The Strand on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Friends left, and I was a bit hungry so I walked to CHiatown to this new Ramen joint which I heard from a friend. Apparently it’s a new... Read More »

Koi Ramen Bar Brixton

Koi Ramen Bar BrixtonSaturday morning.. I got a call from a friend and he asked me if I wanted to go to a music festival at Broxwell Park near Brixton. Super spontaneous decision but I was urged to go and see DJ’s like Derrick May (whom I first saw 20 years ago as a youngster) and Theo Parrish. I... Read More »

Ippudo London

Ippudo LondonIppudo started in Daimyo Fukuoka (Hakata), when I was about 12 or 13 years old. Around the time I was just starting to eat out Ramen with friends after school. I have since left Fukuoka, lived and travelled around the world and so as Ippudo, and we meet here again in London. Ippudo now has over... Read More »

Bone Daddies – Tonkotsu Ramen

Bone Daddies – Tonkotsu RamenTonkotsu Ramen I went to this trendy looking Ramen joint in Soho for the first time. It looks more like an American Dinner than traditional Ramen place, and menu is also quite non traditional with items like T-22 Ramen. What the hell, I am open to new kind of Ramen and international flavours as long... Read More »

Shoryu – Tonkotsu

Shoryu – TonkotsuNew Ramen joint in Piccadilly, Shyoryu Ramen. Hakata Ramen   Noodle 3/5 Soup 4/5 Service 2/5 Price 3/5 £8   Overall it is a good ramen considering it is in London. It holds up to the name of Hakata ramen when often most of Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen outside Japan fails to live up to its name. (I... Read More »

Nagomi – Nagomi Tonkotsu Ramen

Nagomi – Nagomi Tonkotsu RamenNagomi Tonkotsu Ramen Nagomi is a small Japanese restaurant in a very convenient location by Bond street and Oxford street, in the centre of shopping area. They have range of items on the menu from Sushi to Izakaya style small dishes (like tapas). It caters for dinning occasion as well as drinking over many plates... Read More »

Ramen Ittenbari

Ramen IttenbariRamen Ittenbari on Brewer st. Soup 2/5 A bit bland. I can sense some MSG or alike. Noodle 2/5 I checked out where they buy their noodles from. Label on the container suggests it comes from Chinese noodle factory in UK. Service 2/5 Customer next to me was asking the waiter what Gyoza skin was... Read More »