Tag: lamb

Jin Li

Jin Li

The last time I was in Chinatown was over six months ago.  How things have changed since then. It was deserted then. Now it was just not so busy. I guess that people have gotten over their initial terror of covid originating from China.  Actually, 

Biang Biang

Biang Biang

Not to be confused with Biang.  This place was to be at least twice as good (at least based on the repetition of its name). According to my friend Mr Google, “Biang” is the most complicated character in the Chinese language.  Which in hindsight was 

Biang

Biang

Biang biang noodles.  Not to be confused with bang bang.  If things did not turn out that well, that might be the sound from the toilet after our visit. Leaving such grotesque thoughts to one side, this is a new Xi’an food stand in Canary 

Bermondsey Larder

Bermondsey Larder

First weekend following the second lockdown, I was excited to try something besides my own cooking.  So when I stepped into the Larder, with bright lights, soft buzz of conversation in the background and modernist furnishing, things seemed at least superficially good.  With that statement, 

Kutir

Kutir

It is the unexciting which is the hardest to write about.   Mediocrity is rather boring.   On the flip side, something with is extravagantly, undeniably good is also rather difficult.   Come to think of it, it is only when things are quite bad, that it seems