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Brighton Bound? Bincho Yakitori for Japanese Grilled Greatness Near the Beach

Yep, the same Bincho that used to grace London’s foodie havens of Soho and Clerkenwell with its simple menu of mostly grilled meats made all the more moreish by a Japanese approach to flavour, style and service is now pleasing palates in cozy little Brighton nook only a few blocks up from the beach. Too bad so sad London, Brighton’s got ya beat this time around. 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 set me back here in London. A flight of sake to start things off (the list of Japanese drinks was impressive), followed by a pint of Super Dry Asahi and I was ready for a parade of izakaya hits. Continue reading

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(P)review: Hanami/Cherry Blossom Festival Sake and Food Pairings (Londonist)

(P)review: Hanami/Cherry Blossom Festival Sake and Food Pairings  Londonist, April 9, 2009 8:30 PM Sake lovers and Japanese cuisine fanatics, London’s first Hanami gives us reason to rejoice! Sushi novices and shochu noobs, the 15th of April to the 25th … Continue reading

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