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Waka: Nikkei Take Away Takes Off in the City

Waka is a newly opened eatery located near Monument specialising in Nikkei cuisine that’s ready for take away and offered at super competitive price points. Continue reading

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Beiriso Updated

One of the first eateries I reviewed this year was Beiriso near Holborn Station. The takeaway café with a menu focused on reasonably priced, freshly made and quickly served sushi and pasta invited me back recently for another taste after rearranging the dining area and giving it a refurb and honing in on the best aspects of their kitchen. Continue reading

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Limited Edition Football Club Box from Sushi Shop

Sushi. But not as you know it. That was my experience munching my way through a range of sushi rolls and such from Sushi Shop. Continue reading

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Uni Restaurant, Elegant Setting for Nikkei Cuisine on Ebury Street

Uni Restaurant offers discerning diners Nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) cuisine in a sleek yet cozy Belgravia setting. Continue reading

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Healthy and Quick Italian-Japanese Fusion at Beiriso in Holborn

Recently opened Italian-Japanese fusion eatery, Beiriso, brings a tasty assortment of lunchtime and on-the-hoof dining options to the hectic streets of Holborn that’s bound to woo passers-by with affordable prices and a mostly health-conscious selection of food and drink. Continue reading

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Upscale Japanese Served with Knightsbridge Panache at Nozomi

From my wisely suggested and promptly served Japanese Old Fashioned to my palate cleansing spread of homemade sorbets (ooh the pineapple!) – and all the tasty moments in between – there were so many highlights worth reporting from my luxuriant Saturday night out at Nozomi in Knightsbridge. Continue reading

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Elegant Japanese Dining at Kouzu, Belgravia

Japanese fine dining restaurant, Kouzu, opened with a hush of a soft launch (although apparently the Prince of Monaco had already caught wind and paid a visit) last week. Via an invitation extended by the restaurant, Kemey and I dropped by Saturday for what turned out to be a most elegant meal. Continue reading

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Win a Free Dinner for Two and Celebrate Benihana’s 50th Birthday

Famed Japanese teppayaki restaurant Benihana turns 50 this year. With its unique offering of quality food served with a side of kitchen theatrics in a glamorous setting, Benihana is one of the most fun ways to dine in London. Keen to experience a delicious meal with a few thrills and a lot of laughs? Here’s a chance to celebrate the famous Japanese steakhouse’s half century of success with a free dinner for two at one of its three London restaurants. Continue reading

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Infinity Brunch at Aqua Kyoto

Upscale and great value in an elegant and easy to reach locale, the Infinity Brunch at swish Soho eatery, Aqua Kyoto, would be a wise addition to your bucket list of must-do London brunches. Continue reading

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Win Dinner for Two at Notting Hill Kitchen – Courtesy of Zomato

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been blogging a good deal about a recent trip I took to Portugal, especially about how much I enjoyed all the great food and wine while I was there. Well, thanks to a team up with online restaurant discovery guide, Zomato, I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to have a taste of some of the best Portuguese cuisine in London with a free dinner for two at Notting Hill Kitchen. Continue reading

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Win a Sushi Kit for Two

COMPETITION IS NOW OVER AND THE WINNER HAS BEEN CONTACTED. THANKS SO MUCH FOR READING TIKICHRIS. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR LOTS MORE FUN AND FREEBIES TO COME! Have you ever wondered how sushi is actually made or wished that you … 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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Photo Story: Tsukiji Market, Tokyo (Urban Travel Blog)

With 23,000 square metres chocked full of wholesalers peddling more than 400 species of edible marine life, Tsukiji is not only the busiest market in Tokyo but the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Sightseers are certainly welcome, but catering to tourism seems to be the last concern for folks working here. Don’t wear your favourite open-toed shoes. And, unless your Japanese language skills are impeccable, strongly consider going with a guide. Continue reading

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A Couple of Foodie Movie Previews: Jiro Dreams of Sushi + Forks Over Knives (Great British Chefs)

Over the holidays, I previewed a couple of foodie flicks that are due to be released soon in the UK: Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Forks Over Knives. Upon first glance, the two movies might not seem to have a … Continue reading

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Tokyo’s Tsukiji: The World’s Largest Fish and Seafood Market (OneTravel)

With 23,000 square metres chocked full of wholesalers peddling more than 400 species of edible marine life, Tsukiji is not only the busiest market in Tokyo but the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. From fresh-off-the-boat tuna to freshly made … Continue reading

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Japanese #SoupSearch Day Two: Exploring Tokyo

I spent last week exploring Japan in search of the next great flavour for Ainsley Harriott’s World Kitchen range of soups. I had so much fun! Japan has been one of my dream destinations ever since I was a little … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Here’s a quick lists of Good Stuff I’ve come across lately and got a kick out of but for whatever reason didn’t make it into their own blog posts on here, my tikichris-to-go Tumblr blog or one of my client blogs. Akari Japanese … Continue reading

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Yoobi, London’s First Temakeria, Now Open in Soho (OneTravel)

… London‘s first temakeria has recently opened offering a hands-on opportunity to try sushi with a bit of Brazilian beat. Yoobi, London’s First Temakeria, Now Open in Soho OneTravel, 29 May 2012

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What’s for Lunch? Yoobi, Soho (Londonist)

Flavourful, efficient and fairly new, London’s first tamakeria offers a hands-on opportunity to try sushi with a bit of a Brazilian beat. What’s for Lunch? Yoobi, Soho Londonist, 15 May 2012

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Yo! Sushi Soho – 97p per Plate – Today Only (Londonist)

Yo! Sushi Soho – 97p per Plate – Today Only Londonist, March 15, 2012 at 8:30 am To celebrate the opening of the very first Yo! Sushi restaurant on Poland Street way back in 1997, the popular sushi chain will … Continue reading

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Eat-Japan in London (CheapOair)

Eat-Japan in London CheapOair, February 16, 2012 Hyper Japan is an event dedicated to the love of all things contemporary and Japanese. From food to fashion to film, Hyper Japan offers a glimpse at Japan’s top trend-setters. First held in 2010, Hyper … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 26 January 2012 Londonist, January 26, 2012 at 16.00pm Bob Dylan, kosher wine, Tsuru loyalty cards, a new bar for Hawksmoor Spitalfields and more food and drink news … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food … Continue reading

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2011 Highlights

Here’s a round up of all the things I blogged about this year and still have me thinking “yeah, that was awesome” as 2011 now comes to a close. The list isn’t about personal triumphs or such and there are … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 11 August 2011 (Londonist)

The Ledbury v London rioters, new grouse menus for game season, Wolfgang Puck comes to London and more Continue reading

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Sustainable and Yummy Fun at Feng Sushi’s Sushi School (Qype does London)

Sustainable and Yummy Fun at Feng Sushi’s Sushi School Qype does London, March 12th 2011 Silla takes her sourcing of fish and seafood seriously (did you know all of Feng Sushi’s fish and seafood is sustainably sourced?). She’s a good instructor too. Honestly, … Continue reading

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Review: Ichi Experience Menu, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar (Londonist)

Review: Ichi Experience Menu, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar Londonist, March 6, 2011 at 18:11 pm Having made it through its first year of trade, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar has decided to celebrate with a special one year birthday … Continue reading

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Tsuru Japanese Restaurant Opens Third Location Near Mansion House (Londonist)

Tsuru Japanese Restaurant Opens Third Location Near Mansion House Londonist, February 25, 2011 at 16.00 pm … killer katsu along with a menu that’s a tribute to both contemporary and traditional Japanese cookery with fresh ingredients, sustainably sourced fish and … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Sushi Ga Ga (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Sushi Ga Ga Londonist, October 20, 2010 4:45 PM … now for the “ga ga”. Ebi siu mai (prawn dumplings, £4 for six pieces) with a dab of mustard was yummy while wasabi prawns (£5) presented with a … Continue reading

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New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants (Londonist)

New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants Londonist, October 19, 2010 4:30 PM The London duo of Japanese restaurants that is Tsuru (Bankside and Bishopsgate) has updated its already yummy menu with a half dozen or so items priced between £4.50 and … Continue reading

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Bento Box Bonanza at Nozomi (Londonist)

Bento Box Bonanza at Nozomi Londonist, August 5, 2010 11:07 AM When the Beauchamp Place upscale (as in slebs such as Rihanna dine there) Japanese restaurant, Nozomi, contacted Londonist to give its new bento box lunches a try, we were … Continue reading

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katsu curious? try the new tsuru near liverpool street station (lastminute.com blog)

katsu curious? try the new tsuru near liverpool street station lastminute.com blog, april 18, 2010 – 3:03 pm Hovering around Liverpool Street Station looking for something to eat? How about trying some of London’s best sushi and Japanese cuisine at … Continue reading

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Eco Eatery Review: Sushinho (Londonist)

Eco Eatery Review: Sushinho Londonist, April 8, 2010 12:00 PM As bluefin and bigeye tuna are now endangered and yellow fin tuna is currently being overfished Sushinho owner, Oliver Girardet, reckons that “With half of the fish eaten in Europe … 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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