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The Palomar

The Palomar

The Palomar

What is beautiful about Israeli cuisine is that it is so diverse because of the different cultures brought by the Jewish diaspora. So at The Palomar in London,which revisits and reinvents Jerusalem cooking, you might have kubaneh, Yemeni pot baked bread to start, then continue with Morrocan style oysters (with…

12
Jun '16
A Wong revisited

A Wong revisited

A Wong revisited

Because of the big backlog of all the posts I have to make and little time, will keep the few upcoming posts short but useful I hope 😉 So this was my recent dim sum lunch at A Wong in London. Still very tasty, masterful modern Cantonese cooking and good…

12
Jun '16
Hoppers

Hoppers

Hoppers

Hoppers, traditional Sri Lankan staple food eaten for breakfast, are bowl shaped pancakes made of rice flour, coconut milk and spices. They are the central dish at Hoppers in London, which focuses on revisited Sri Lankan and Tamil Nadu cuisines. The place accepts walk-ins only,so the waiting time can be…

22
May '16
Hedone

Hedone

Hedone

I’ve been following Mikael Jonsson’s work ever since he opened Hedone and ,I must say, his cooking just gets better and better. Still my favourite “fine dining” restaurant in London. Pictures below from my recent meal there. ( Search on the right hand corner for the,full, previous reviews.) Hedone 301-303…

12
May '16
Photo report from The Araki,the world's most expensive sushi-ya

Photo report from The Araki,the world's most expensive sushi-ya

Photo report from The Araki,the world's most expensive sushi-ya

Mitsuhiro Araki is a three Michelin star sushi master from Tokyo, who has recently relocated to London. When you talk about the world’s best sushi chefs (Jiro Ono, Hachiro Mizutani, Takashi Saito to name a few), Araki would be one of them. He is especially famous for his knowledge of…

11
Dec '14
Araki-san and his tuna loin

Araki-san and his tuna loin

Araki-san and his tuna loin

When someone asked yesterday Mitsuhiro Araki, the 3 Michelin star chef from Tokyo, who has just opened London’s most expensive sushi-ya( FT.com review) ,if he was having any difficulties to source his ingredients in Europe, he laughed and answered that not all. I know I’ve been posting a…

14
Nov '14
Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu is considered the best sushi-ya in London and the hardest to get in. (At least for now, before Araki , a 9 seat sushi shop by 3 Michelin star chef from Tokyo opens later this fall.) The seven seat counter restaurant is owned by a young…

18
Sep '14
Live scallops and baby John Dory at Hedone

Live scallops and baby John Dory at Hedone

Live scallops and baby John Dory at Hedone

While jumping shrimps, as seen at Noma few years ago, are not really my cup of tea, scallops, still being alive once served raw, is what you should normally expect from you scallops. Mikael Jonsson from Hedone is one of those products obsessed chefs, who will go to…

18
Sep '14
Koya udon shop

Koya udon shop

Koya udon shop

At Koya and Koya bar (49 and 50 Frith St, London W1D 4SG, London; tel. +44 20 7434 4463) the main focus is cold or hot udon noodles and all kinds of traditional or innovative broths that can go with them (think smoked mackerel, beef shabu-shabu or mushrooms…

18
Apr '14
Hedone – London's best fine dining restaurant, at least for me

Hedone – London's best fine dining restaurant, at least for me

Hedone – London's best fine dining restaurant, at least for me

Each time I go to Hedone (1*) each time I feel that it’s getting better and better. I don’t know how far a chef can go in search for perfection, but Hedone’s chef Mikael Jonsson is not far from it. Pictures from my recent meal after the jump……

12
Apr '14