Shikumen (O2 – Finchley)

Meal courtesy of Shikumen Attended and written by Luxmmi V Shikumen is one of the many restaurants in the o2 centre on Finchley Road. Whilst the centre itself is pretty standard, Shikumen’s sophisticated and smart interior stands out. We were there on Valentine’s Day meaning it was also pretty busy, although not overwhelmingly so. After…

Shikumen (Finchley Road)

Meal courtesy of Shikumen Written by Reuben @reubenwee91, published by Steph Historical Background Shikumen, when directly translated, means “stone-framed door”. In a broader context, the Shikumen actually refers to a type of architectural characteristic that originated from Shanghai, defined by the stone walls and gates of a Shikumen house. Although shikumen houses are a  part…

Zizzi

Meal courtesy of Zizzi’s  Written by Verna, published by Steph If you live in the UK and you haven’t heard of Zizzi, then you should get outta here! I must admit, I did not have a great last encounter. However, that was almost 4 years ago, and when I looked at their menu online I…