Slightly Peckish

May 14, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Brunch at Beauty and Essex (NYC)

by Sakura

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One of the things we were told we must do in New York was to have brunch.

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April 2, 2013

Slightly Peckish in NYC: Momofuku Noodle Bar + Misoya (East Village)

by Sakura

My first-ever visit to New York was with my sister and it flew by. It’s been four years since we travelled together and she’s always so much fun — we do a lot of laughing, shopping and, of course, eating.

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March 19, 2013

Slightly Peckish: London Ramen Wars – Tonkotsu (LDN)

by Sakura

London Ramen Wars Part I: Ittenbari

The second ramen bar that opened in London close on the heels of Ittenbari is Tonkotsu located in the middle of Soho.

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February 26, 2013

Slightly Peckish: London Ramen Wars – Ittenbari (LDN)

by Sakura


London is currently undergoing a ramen boom. In the past year alone, five new ramen bars are opening its doors to a public clamouring for some hearty B-kyu Japanese grub.

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February 12, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Dishoom, A Traditional Bombay Café (LDN)

by Sakura

Although I’ve been writing for Umami Mart for almost three years, I have yet to meet any of my fellow writers as most of them live across the Pond.

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January 29, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Omiyage from Japan: Placenta C Jelly Supplement

by Sakura

Yup, you read it right. This is a present from one of my Japanese friends who visited London last year: a seven day supplement for young and puru-puru (plump and quivering) skin.

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January 15, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Omiyage from Japan: Shonan Cheese Pie

by Sakura

There is something about Japanese confectionary and pâtisseries that pushes sweets to a level of sophistication I haven’t found anywhere else.

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December 25, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Roganic (LDN)

by Sakura

It’s not very often I go to fancypants restaurants but that doesn’t mean I don’t love the excitement and taste sensations that often accompany these forays into high end dining.

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December 4, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Euphorium Tea Salon (Colombo)

by Sakura

 

On a combined wedding/tour/family holiday in Sri Lanka in mid-November, I had two days in Colombo with my parents.

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November 13, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Chirashizushi at Sakana-tei (LDN)

by Sakura

I always thought chirashizushi was the large, family-friendly tub of vinegared sushi rice studded with a variety of colourful ingredients such as shiitake, cooked seafood, and what ever else you like — all sprinkled with thinly sliced Japanese omelette and cucumber.

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