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Asian desserts paradise - Boba Jam

I really miss being in Hong Kong every street you go in Mong Kok there are desserts parlors in every corner waiting for you to stroll in. Mango pancakes, big bowls of sago and mango pudding, sweet dumplings in soup the list goes on. Now London is short of having places open in the evenings but there are a few spots in London to come for your cravings. B[...]

Viet Union - UK's first Pho Challenge

There's a lot of food challenges been created all around the world every minute. With the popularity of Man V. My good friend Hungry Ronin asked me to come along to watch him take on the UK's first Pho challenge at Viet Union. 23rd of January was the grand launch for the Pho challenge. Viet Union has only been around for a few months, located in t[...]

50% off Gilgamesh Camden offer

The January sales are over but to celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the monkey we are offering The Food Connoisseur readers 50% off at Gilgamesh on a la carte main courses* throughout February. Choose from Beef Panang to Five Spiced Baby Chicken or maybe the Tiger Prawn Udon Noodles….they are all to die for. The award-winning Pan-Asian [...]

Shuang Shuang - Conveyor belt style hot pot

There's not much going on in London for the hot pot scene. Whilst many hot pot steamboat places offer unlimited buffet style menus like Little Lamb nearby. The newly opened Shuang Shuang in Chinatown at Little Wu old spot brings a Conveyor belt Yo! Sushi style plate pricing system. Hot pot is a common thing in China, my family tradition is to ha[...]

I walked over 9 miles and done over 30,000 steps in a day - Lake District

Take me back to clean crisp air, tasty gastro pubs and walking around enjoying mother nature I got to go away from my life in the city to having no signal on my phone. Being unreachable, no constant notifications from my phone into the nature of smelly goats poop, avoiding them on my 9 mile, 5-hour hike, house on the prairie like landscapes around the[...]

Ichiryu - Epic Hakata Udon House

Ever since Kyo decided to close it's doors there's been a void in fresh udon noodles houses. Ichiryu is the answer to our prayers, from the team behind Shoyu, Tak Tokumine and Japan Centre, they fill the void with a Hakata style udon house. The area is already filled with ramen restaurants around the corner from New Oxford street, Tottenham Court Ro[...]

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