Chisou: where second (and third) chances proved a lot better

The last time I went to Chisou, I wasn’t particularly moved. But as life comes with second chances, I decided to give it another go. And then another. And I’m so glad I did. I’ve come to realise that sitting by the sushi counter actually makes a difference to the…

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Chisou Izakaya (Mayfair): where you should go for sake

Chisou Knightsbridge used to be a dependable pitstop post ooh-ing and ahh-ing at material things in Harrods. They also have a Mayfair branch, which I’ve never been to until recently. The Mayfair branch has two spaces: an izakaya with an omakase counter for more relaxed dining and a separate sushi…

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Oh How I’ve Fallen

As Fall transitions into Winter, I can’t help but reflect on the past couple of months. I’ve not updated the blog as much as I wanted to and truth is, I’m okay with that. It’s rather been cathartic to take a step back and “live IRL”, realising how much I’ve…

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Four Degree, the new Japanese kid in town

There’s a new Japanese restaurant south of the river. Four Degree recently opened in St George’s Wharf and I’ve seen and read good things about it on social media. I wanted to love it. But did I? A “Japanese restaurant with a European twist”, the place comes across as a…

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Unlimited Bubbly Brunch at Aqua Kyoto… and then some

Brunch with girl friends = one of life’s simplest joys. So when the darling friend Zoe suggested we catch up over Aqua Kyoto’s unlimited bubbly brunch, I knew we were going to have a fab time. Side Story I’ve known of Zoe a few years ago through the London blogger…

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