Cah Chi (Earlsfield)

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Cah Chi Post written by Amy K, edited and published by Steph Founded in 1993, Cah-chi is one of the oldest Korean restaurants in London, having moved from Swiss Cottage to more south of the river and into its Korea hub Raynes Park. With two branches, the one we…

Superstar BBQ

History and Background: Meal courtesy of Superstar BBQ. With an existing coup of Korean restaurants in London, the addition to Tottenham Court Road with Superstar BBQ doesn’t come as a complete surprise. With St Giles Street fast becoming a second Korea town (after New Malden), eyes were open, and ears were peeled to see what awaits…

ASSA

History and Background: A little history on the internet on ASSA while I’ve researched where I can, it has been around since at least since 2008 with 2 branches, one on Giles Street, and the other, Romilly Street (near Kyoto). Giles Street branch has since closed down due to the renovation works ongoing at Tottenham…

Arirang

History and Background: The restaurant is named after the word Arirang, which derives from a Korean traditional folk song. Opened in 1975 as the first Korean restaurant in the UK (as they said ‘ the UK’, I assume this also means that Arirang preexists before the collective group of Korean restaurants in New Malden). A…

OnTheBab (Covent Garden)

Second Branch of OnTheBab Shoreditch, (review can be found here), thus no introduction needed! Opened on the 10th April offering a one day 50% soft launch (dishes here are shown full price), I took the opportunity to try some new things from the menu. Again the focus is on Korean Anju dishes, that is, food…

Asadal

History and background: Slap-bang in the middle of the High Holborn intersection lies Asadal and easily one of the most popular Korean restaurants in Central London. It first opened in 1991 in New Malden and then relocated to the City in 2005 (and what a good decision that was). Predominantly filled with City workers, business…

OnTheBab

History and Background: Onthebab is a trendy, chic restaurant situated between Old Street station and Shoreditch. Opened in late 2013, the restaurant made headlines for its quirky interior and menu style. Chicken, beer and traditional Korean street food.   The meal:  Having been here on a few occasions, I tried something different than what I usually…

Coming soon…

And so I have finally done it. Paid and registered my own domain, so watch this space! Having had a food blog before, I decided to take it to the next level and do this properly. Those who know me may see a transfer of some of the old material! You will see familiar places…..