So up I went into the restaurant, and I was pleasantly surprised to see it was fairly empty and quiet. They briefly hesitated initially, but managed to find me a table. I was mildly amused slash intrigued, because there were perhaps four or five more people in the spacious and nicely designed restaurant, but hey: they knew best.Continue reading “Akira (at Japan House London)”
We last went to Japan in 2019. And I don’t think I need to tell you what happened next! Either way, we do really miss the country and the Japanese hospitality.
Thankfully, we can get a piece of it in London: Endo Katuzoshi’s restaurant Endo at the Rotunda in White City blurs the line between reality and illusion.
Is he a chef? Is he a magician? Maybe both at once!Continue reading “Endo at the Rotunda”
We had just arrived in Valencia and wanted to have lunch, but hadn’t booked anything. It was almost 15:00 and I was a bit fearful that we would not be able to find anywhere to eat.
Then we walked past this place, which we had spotted the last time we were here, but didn’t have time to visit.
We were very pleasantly surprised that the staff saw no problem on us joining so late, also found us a quiet place to sit at the counter, and were perfectly fine to serve us the tasting menu, even if there was only one hour left until the kitchen closed.Continue reading “Hotaru”
Ohhh, I found this post in my drafts. And I don’t know why I didn’t finish it!
Anyway, there we go.Continue reading “Yashin”
I’ve been asked a few times for sake recommendations, such as where to start in terms of understanding different types, or how to choose a good sake.
Before going into that, I wanted to explain a couple of things about sake.Continue reading “Introduction to sake”