Apologies for the delay in getting this post up. Real life has got in the way since we got back. After our wonderful time in Hanoi and Halong Bay we flew south a little way to the beautiful town of Hoi An. This is a really interesting place which is both a port and a riverside… Continue reading Eating Our Way Around Vietnam Part 2: Hoi An
It has been a few weeks since we got back from a wonderful, much-needed holiday in Vietnam and as my memories are starting to lose their freshness, it’s time I documented our food adventures. Vietnam is a long, thin country with a cuisine influenced by its neighbours China and the rest of Southeast Asia. As… Continue reading Eating Our Way Around Vietnam Part 1: Hanoi
We did it! We got a table at Chiltern Firehouse! It took a bit of wrangling and a few terse emails regarding their non-existent booking policy but on Saturday we finally ate there. This Marylebone restaurant has been hyped up more than any other I can recall recently. It has had a steady stream of… Continue reading Chiltern Firehouse – tasty but not special enough for the hype!
Apparently there are 34,488 ramen shops in Japan and judging by recent openings, London appears to be trying to compete. A walk around Soho will throw up dozens of new options for some slurpy noodles. We chose a boiling hot Wednesday to go and sample this speciality at Tonkotsu in Dean Street. This is a… Continue reading Looks like ramen is here to stay