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Sakura: Adam Rawson Japanese Pop-Up at Borough Wines & Beers

Sakura refers to the celebration of cherry blossoms in Japan. It’s also the name of a pop-up at the Essex Road outlet of Borough Wines & Beers featuring an outstanding assortment of dishes by Chef Adam Rawson paired with sake, beer, wine and cocktails – and like Japan’s famous cherry blossoms, this beautiful opportunity will be gone before you know it. Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Dinner at Nobu London

What a way to end (and start) a year! The seven course New Year’s Eve 2013 dinner and wine menu at Nobu London at the Metropolitan Hotel ended the year on a delectable note and set high the bar for restaurant experiences for the months to come. Check it out … Continue reading

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Drink in Knowing Style at London’s Hakkasan and Sake No Hana (OneTravel)

Beyond the fabulous settings and fantastic food, two of the Hakkasan Group’s best Asian fine dining restaurants in London will run a new series of cocktail and spirit masterclasses this summer. Read my complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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Take a Sake Masterclass at Sake No Hana, St James’s Street

Modern Japanese restaurant, Sake No Hana, is to launch an Introduction to Sake masterclass in July. I participated in a press preview of the class the other night and discovered that there’s a lot to learn about Japan’s celebrated rice … Continue reading

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Japanese #SoupSearch Day Four: Kyoto

I spent last week exploring Japan in search of the next great flavour for Ainsley Harriott’s World Kitchen range of soups. What a fantastic opportunity! Japan has been one of my dream destinations ever since I was a kid learning the importance … Continue reading

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Guru Event: Akashi-Tai Sake and Shochu Cocktails and Japanese Tapas at Tsuru (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Akashi-Tai Sake and Shochu Cocktails and Japanese Tapas at Tsuru Qype does London, November 3rd 2009 A fun crew of friendly Qypers, lots of delicious food and a sneak peek at a new winter cocktail menu – now, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Guru Event: Sake Cocktails and Ippin Ryouri (Japanese Tapas) at Tsuru (Qype does London)

Upcoming Guru Event: Sake Cocktails and Ippin Ryouri (Japanese Tapas) at Tsuru Qype does London, October 27th 2009 I’m more than pleased to announce this upcoming free Qype event at one of my favourite Japanese restaurants, Tsuru. Starting at 6.30pm … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Shochu! Hanami/Cherry Blossom Festival Reminder (Londonist)

Don’t Forget the Shochu! Hanami/Cherry Blossom Festival Reminder  Londonist, April 15, 2009 10:25 AM Just a quick word to remind folks that from today until the 25th of May, Akashi-Tai Sake Brewery, along with a number of London-based Japanese restaurants, … 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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