Halfway between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge, but nowhere in particular Updated 30/9/2019 – added reviews of new traders and updated the reviews of Badiani, Duman, Little Sicily and Turkish Garden Updated 16/4/2019 – added hyperlinked table of contents, corrected spelling and grammatical errors The weird thing about street food in London isn’t the … Continue reading
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East Street review – full of Eastern promise or just full of it?
Oxford Street’s East Asian street food smorgasbord With some restaurants, the reasons behind the choice of décor can be inscrutable but that isn’t the case with East Street. East Street is a casual eatery located just off the north edge of Oxford Street and serves up a broad menu of street food from a large … Continue reading
Banh Mi 11 review – Berwick Street’s Vietnamese baguettes
London’s best Vietnamese sandwiches? I eat my way through almost the entire menu to find out. I have a few culinary obsessions and one them is banh mi or Vietnamese sandwiches. A few places in London do them and the simply named Banh Mi 11 may be the best of the lot. It’s not a … Continue reading
Caphe House review – noodle soups & sandwiches ahoy
Jack of all trades, but master of none? Although I may be a fussy eater, I’m not snobbish – I’ll eat in the most humble of establishments as long as the food is good. My search for good Vietnamese food in London lead me to a small breakfast and lunchtime-only café in the backstreets of … Continue reading
Cay Tre Hoxton review – better than its Soho sibling?
Goodbye Vietnam? Following my unimpressive and disappointing experience at the new branch of Vietnamese restaurant Cay Tre on Dean Street in Soho, I received a few emails suggesting that I would have a better time at the original restaurant in Hoxton on Old Street. I decided to try it out one weekday lunchtime, but I … Continue reading
Cay Tre Dean Street Soho review – Proper Soho Vietnamese at last?
Hoxton favourite makes its way to Soho – but forgot to bring superb quality food and service along with it. Despite the popularity of Vietnamese food in Paris, the US and other parts of the world, there are relatively few Vietnamese restaurants in London and most are located in out-of-the-way parts of the city like … Continue reading
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