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Taiwan Food Attack Part 2

Day Two and we went to my girl­friend Wynn’s step-dad’s Japan­ese restau­rant. The food was spec­tac­u­lar, start­ing with assorted sashimi, fol­lowed by more appe­tis­ers, then Cal­i­for­nia rolls and pos­si­bly the best ever sushi cre­ated; Grilled Hal­ibut Nigiri. Not sure of a bet­ter trans­la­tion for Scal­lop Lips… sound gross, taste ace. This is one rare type. […]

Taiwan Food Attack Part 1

Tai­wan sits at the heart of Asia with a com­plex his­tory of own­er­ship and coloni­sa­tion. Thank­fully, despite much polit­i­cal wran­gling, there has been peace for the best part of 60 years which has allowed the island to flour­ish eco­nom­i­cally and get on with the more impor­tant busi­ness of feed­ing its inhab­i­tants. Sit­ting so cen­trally in […]

This week in food pt1

It’s been a great week for my belly. Three restau­rants, lots of mar­ti­nis and a kebab. First up last Sun­day was Dong San, an excel­lent Korean restau­rant in Soho. Pop­u­lated exclu­sively by Kore­ans read­ing the Sun­day papers, sip­ping beer and snack­ing on BBQ, Dong San needs to be vis­ited imme­di­ately. On the far left, the […]

Recipe of the week: Roast Sphinx

This isn’t long­pig but it’s not far off and is sure to impress despots and mani­acs in equal mea­sure. In a world of increased knowl­edge of world cui­sine, chefs like hes­ton blu­men­thal have resorted to con­vinc­ing peo­ple that offal, ear and hoof are the height of fine din­ing. but alas with so many tv chefs […]