Sep 12, '17

Xu, London

While I am not a big fan of baos at Bao London, the new restaurant by same owners looks promising. XU is a take on 1930s Taipei tearoom and serves revisited Taiwanese cooking. Some dishes were better than others, but, overall, it was a good experience.

pan fried pork pancake, vinegar and chilli
pan fried pork pancake, vinegar and chilli
chilled clams with chilli marinade and basil oil
chilled clams with chilli marinade and basil oil
peanut lotus crisps
peanut lotus crisps
truffle steamed egg
truffle steamed egg
taro dumpling with Taiwanese sausage
taro dumpling with Taiwanese sausage
Iberico pork char siu
Iberico pork char siu
40 days aged ribeye with black pepper sauce and egg
40 days aged ribeye with black pepper sauce and egg
rice with lard and onion
rice with lard and onion
steamed brown sugar sponge cake
steamed brown sugar sponge cake
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