Park Row London

Park Row London

A theme restaurant is a risky endeavour depending on how far you take it. Make some window dressing attempts only, and your lacklustre attempt will be decried as half-hearted.  Go too far, and you will be accused of riding a gimmick train, lacking in authenticity 

1+1 rougamo

1+1 rougamo

1+1 sandwich. Well, that’s the literal translation. In a rather empty locale (Holborn) on a weekend, we came across a seemingly random assortment of Chinese restaurants.  Which kind of fit the bill as the food was to be an odd assortment of Sichuan foods not 

Butchies

Butchies

Butchies, not to be confused with butch. Butch means a man with big big muscles.  I know a particular friend in university who was intent on being known for such, even though he was anything but.  Made for interesting discussions, as it was easy to 

Kibako

Kibako

Kibako means wooden box in Japanese. If you are looking for inspiration about what to name your restaurant, you could do worse.  Although naming it after some of the placings would not be my first choice but maybe I should be thankful that it was 

Temaki

Temaki

Sushi was originally meant as fast food in Japan.  It was convenient, something to grab and go. The temaki, or hand roll, is a variation on that.  The epitome of something to hold in your hand and wolf down with your beverage of choice in