Comfort Eating at Asadal, Holborn

Oftentimes when I need some comfort, I find myself in dire need of Seoul food. Har har. Seriously, when things aren’t quite right, my craving for jap chae, KFC (Korean Fried Chicken), tteokbokki, gochujang and an indoor barbecue shoots up. Enter Asadal in Holborn. MD and I went for post-work…

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Jinjuu (Soho): where chicks had Seoul from day to night

TV chef Judy Joo’s Jinjuu is of those places I’ve “uhm”-ed and “ahh”-ed about. I’ve read less-than-enthusiastic reviews from my food critic heroes Jay Rayner and Fay Maschler (which was apparently deleted due at Jinjuu’s request) so it was never really on my priority list. However, I’ve heard and read enough…

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Arang (Golden Square): where Korean goes beyond BBQ

My appreciation for Korean cuisine has started to flourish and I have never been so curious. I really want to visit New Malden suburbia where, I’ve been told, the best Korean restaurants in the city can be found. But whilst my education is still on beginner’s level, the easy picks in Central…

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Koba (Fitzrovia): where a bit of my Seoul got grilled

I used to work just off Oxford Street near Fitzrovia, where a plethora of underrated eateries (used to and still) reside. Whilst Soho boasts some of the city’s trendy and talk-worthy spots, restaurants around the “Noho” area don’t really get the marks they deserve. Koba, a Korean BBQ spot, is one…

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SuperStarBBQ (Central St Giles): where the highlight came last

I love me a good barbie. Not only does it signify al fresco dining and an excuse for daytime drinking, it’s also such a social thing. Unless the weather is cold and grey and dreary and drizzly. Like London 70% of the year. I kid. I love you, London. But…

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