Category Archives: Japanese


Bustling and thriving on the relatively quiet denizen that is Charlotte Street, there lies a restaurant that oozes gastronomy and is saturated with people who look far too good and, worse, eat much too well.  Continue reading Roka


Ramen at Shoryu

Xmas Menu!
Xmas Menu!

A couple of my friends and I haven’t had Japanese ramen for a while and so the solution? None other than Shoryu ramen for yesterday’s dinner! Plus, it was cold and rainy then (what’s new?) so nothing would have been better than a steaming bowl of delicious ramen broth. Yum!

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Sushi at Hare & Tortoise

Chirashi Don
Chirashi Don

With the growing popularity of sushi, chain restaurants such as Wasabi and Itsu are popping up constantly and churning out boxes and boxes of preprepared sushi that is adjusted to the western taste. Hare & Tortoise is unfortunately no different.  Their extensive menu consists of the usual selections that have been popularised in the Western world, including the California Maki, Dragon Maki and Spider Maki, as well as varieties of ramen, rice and side dishes to appeal to the mass market.

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