Photography by Chris Osburn © 2015 Same great soup minus the queue! Or at least that was the case during the evening I visited
In the world of foodie obsession, it doesn’t come much more luxurious than the holy grail of carnivorous indulgence – Wagyu
I paid an early evening weekday visit a week or so ago, and had a delightful time sampling my way through the menu - at a fraction of the cost such a exploratory dabble of a meal would have set me back here in London (and that's if I could have found as satisfying yakitori as Bincho offers).
Oh we do love a food trend us Londoners and one that is currently grabbing the capital by the goolies is Japanese. And not just your standard sticky yakitori skewers, hand-made sushi rolls and slices of delicate sashimi - but flavour combos that take Japanese tradition and send it down an unfamiliar road of culinary tangents and cultural roundabouts.
Ah, the KitKat sandwich. For when just a KitKat, or just a sandwich, isn't quite enough. Yes, over in Japan - where else
How do Japanese celebrate holidays? New Year is the biggest holiday of the year in Japan．Since 1873 Japanese have been celebrating New Year according to the Gregorian calendar on January 1 of each year, although some parts of Japan, such as Okinawa, still celebrate it according to the Chinese calendar.
Japan was banned from selling beef in the European Union until last year and all imports of Wagyu beef were from Australia, New Zealand, America and the United Kingdom. Restrictions have been removed and now the Japanese are keen to reclaim the marketplace.
At HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we're major Itsu fans. Brown rice, sushi, hot pots of veggies, meat and noodles, soba noodles - we
The average home cook is frightened of Japanese food. Eating it, yes. Pulling up a stool in front of a slow moving whirlpool of conveyor belt sushi or perching next to the open inferno of a Teppanyaki joint while the chef expertly flicks rice towards the ceiling and makes a squid ring volcano explode, yes, of course. But actually cooking the stuff?
I have always been a fan of Japanese cooking and it seems I am not alone. Over the last few years Japanese-style restaurants and recipes are popping up everywhere as more people are looking for healthier alternatives without compromising on taste.