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Sushioen

Sushioen

In my tireless search for some decent Japanese food at an affordable price In London, I am typically disappointed.  Perhaps it is a problem of a disconnect between hope and reality.  Such a problem seems to often plague my life. Then again, maybe it is…

Uoichi

Uoichi

London seems to have a dearth of casual Japanese eateries.   Whereas in Japan, there would be one on almost every corner, here that niche seems to be filled by the kebab shop.  I have nothing against kebab shops but a generic fry up just seem…

Jugemu

Jugemu

There was an interesting dynamic at play while I was eating this meal. I wouldn’t know if I would finish. It seemed that the lone chef of this establishment was looking for a fight.   Jugemu is a small Japanese izakaya in the middle of…

Ippudo

Ippudo

I am reminded of a particularly disgusting thing that dogs do sometimes.  Perhaps you have been privileged enough to witness this.  If not, let me enlighten you. If they eat something which isn’t that nice, they throw up.  Feeling better, they then go on their…

Ginza Onodera

Ginza Onodera

Afternoon tea. I would usually associate this with the British tea drinking culture.  With dainty scones, luxurious finger sandwiches and select beverages.  All held in a carefully white tablecloth environment.  Altogether a rather refined affair. Japanese seemed to be the antithesis of English tea with…