Journal

29th December, 2011

Nishiki Food Market, Kyoto

Nishiki Food Market, Kyoto

Like a child in a candy store, Just wish I could have it all and more, In Kyoto’s fair city, The food market named Nishiki Doth set my heart aflutter. For there was fish a plenty, And  every man filling his belly With delights I’d never seen Fried dumplings cooked through steam. Oh! my thoughts […]

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15th December, 2011

Chibe, Osaka

Chibe, Osaka

Following on from my shabu shabu and fugu lunch in Osaka, a reunion of school friends and general happiness, the said school friends and I found ourselves heading  into the city centre, Dotombori, for a bit of food and so that I could soak up the evening ambience in Japan’s second city. Walking quickly past […]

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10th December, 2011

Kojyu, Tokyo

Kojyu, Tokyo

It’s always hard going to a well known restaurant the day after you’ve had an exceptional meal as the expectations are high. The first was Creations de Narisawa, a 2 star Michelin in Tokyo, with Kojyu, a 3 star in Tokyo the night after. Would this change my experience from European Michelin restaurants where 2 […]

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09th December, 2011

Les Creations de Narisawa, Tokyo

Les Creations de Narisawa, Tokyo

Where does one begin about Tokyo? It’s a maximum city, it’s wild, crazy and yet docile, modern, avant-garde and very traditional. Not to mention that almost every street is a shoppers paradise and a gastronomic heaven. Add to that the fact that a tyre company has decided that Tokyo is now the gastronomic capital of […]

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17th June, 2011

Nobu – Berkeley St.

Nobu – Berkeley St.

I hate rain, but I do like big umbrellas. Mainly beacause with big umbrellas, not only are you cozily dry on all sides, but you’re also protected from being poked in the eye by other people with big umbrellas. But I’d swap a big umbrella for a vintage umbrella. If you’re wondering what a vintage […]

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