We head to Covent Garden to see what's new at the second Jidori.
Honestly, Spring is on the way - we promise.
And with Spring comes the cherry-blossom and that's something that Yamagoya in Waterloo is taking full advantage of. They're already well known for their raindrop cake - the mizu shingen mochi- and now they're about to go one better - adding cherry blossom to the centre. It comes with molasses syrup (Kuromitsu) and kinako (roasted
Fans of Kanada-Ya will already know the deal: big, soupy bowls of rich broth, served with springy noodles cooked to your preferred level of firmness, likely preceded by a lengthy, but worthwhile session spent queueing outside.
Sake and karaoke is a winning combination, but if you’re not feeling quite brave enough to head to Jidori’s basement karaoke booth, there’ll be plenty of yakitori and other Japanese treats to keep you entertained.
Soho's perenially popular udon noodle bar Koya has expanded to the City. We went along to see how the newer, bigger restaurant was doing.
London's legal district has a modernist temple to Japanese cuisine in Yen
It's not often we see a high street conveyer belt sushi chain taking on afternoon tea in upmarket department stores, but now Yo! Sushi has plans to do just that.
They'll be reimagining the traditional cream tea dinner with a lot less cream and a lot more fish - sashimi, seared sushi and tempura nori nachos will all make an appearance, plus salmon caviar draped in edible gold "for that extra Christmas
A Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant chain founded in Italy is expanding, opening its second London restaurant at the new One Tower Bridge development
After success in the St Germain de Prés area of Paris, soba specialists Yen are now making the move to London, bringing with them their traditional Japanese noodles, tempura, and a sushi counter.
Koya is legendary for its affordable, authentic approach to Japanese udon noodles. Now, they're heading to the City, with new dishes, breakfast, and a bar filled with sake…
Japanese tapas in Mayfair
Try this new Japanese spot just off Oxford Street, but don't expect the traditional menu...
The new spot serves sushi upstairs and has a downstairs hideaway bar serving Japanese cocktails
The City gets a new lunchspot as Waka brings Nikkei Peruvian/Japanese cuisine to the takeaway market
Nobu Hotel is now open in Shoreditch but what's the restaurant like? We went to check it out.
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