Tag Archives: noodles

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. […]

Bali Bali

There are few things I enjoy more than ticking a massively populous nation off my hit list by visiting one restaurant. Well done Indonesia, you are entirely represented by Bali Bali (http://www.balibalirestaurant.com/) the restaurant so Indonesian they named it twice (after the smallest and probably least representative province of Indonesia). Bali Bali is as compact […]

Udon It?

The best development in Japanese restauranting in London is the introduction of specialty restaurants. There are loads of family restaurants in Japan (i.e. ガスト http://www.skylark.co.jp/gusto/), as well as chain izakayas (i.e. Tsubohachi http://www.tsubohachi.co.jp/) where you can get everything in one place, like the Japanese restaurants you find outside of Japan. But there now appears to be a trend […]


I can’t possibly keep up this punishing pace. I’m a terrifically lazy person and also feeling the economic pinch. I should have challenged myself to build dinosaur skeletons from a year’s worth of my nail clippings. But your selfless adventurer won’t back down. I just won’t. Well, not until I decide to tackle the sticky […]