Tag Archives: gyoza

ROKA Hard

[Full disclosure: This was a birthday gift from my sister and back-up organ donor, Dangles Del Monte, and her Mancake who is in the business. If it had been a can of expired cat food with a candle in it, I would have high-fived the waiter. They went one better.] I’ve long extolled the many […]

I think I’m Eating Japanese, I Really Think So

Writing a single blog post about the cuisine of Japan is as pointless as sending in pictures for Tony Hart’s “The Gallery.” For years I’ve been sending my efforts in, week after week, but he never puts them up. I’ve just accepted the fact now and so I started trying to just shock him to […]

Tramp’s Wish

I’ve railed against “Street Food” before. London is now rank with “Street Food” venues and it’s now a corporatised commodity, with specialised marketing outfits stamping them out as fast as they can get revenue for them. My main beef with “Street Food” restaurants are that they are invariably inside and most dishes are over £10. […]

Ramen Nose

Me, the Missus and our chums, Horse and Filly, succumbed to a yen for ramen this week and headed to Tonkotsu (http://www.tonkotsu.co.uk/) in Soho. I got terribly excited, because I thought it would be specialising in tonkAtsu, but it was some sort of sick joke and I had to take a few minutes to cry […]

Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Yay Japanese food. As cheeseless cuisines go, Japanese is the tops. There’s a wide variety of choice and it can be healthy or indulgent. The problem is that decent Japanese food is hard to find in the UK and when you do find it, it’s harrowingly expensive. Gyoza. Gyoza is the real test. If the […]