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July 31, 2012 at 07:34PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwWZJDic6f/ I simply don’t understand this window display. As I understand that horizontal stripes are not to be worn by those who are “calorifically challenged” as they are deemed fattening, should you really display them next to beach balls?
July 31, 2012 at 07:27PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwVjSaCc59/ Char Siew noodle soup is a staple of Chinese cuisine. It consists of marinated BBQ pork with Chinese cabbage and finely chopped spring onions in a soup This particular example is from Wong Kei in ChinaTown. Also known as the “McDonalds of Chinatown” it has been a […]
July 31, 2012 at 06:35PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwPtF1ic2I/ Last week I posted an image of a weird mini statue glued to an air vent in Soho. (here) This week I find another oddity glued to the wall in a Soho alley. Both have the rolling theme. I strongly suspect it’s a viral marketing campaign of […]
@AquaLondon: “AquaKyoto” (Tanq shaken w/Akinoto #Sake & dry sherry sweetened w/apple&elderflower balanced w/yuzu)
July 31, 2012 at 05:06PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwFedlCc_u/ This is one of the most unique gin cocktails I’ve had for a long time. The signature cocktail of Japanese Bar Restaurant Aqua Kyoto It is described as a “Tanqueray shaken with Akinoto Sake & dry sherry sweetened with apple & elderflower and balanced with yuzu”. Served […]
July 31, 2012 at 04:55PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwEOA3ic-4/ This is from an awesome long sushi counter at Aqua Kyoto. Plate after plate of sushi meats wrapped up in cling film, which is probably great for freshness, but I do wonder what they did to display ingredients in ancient Japan before the invention of plastic wrapping… […]
July 31, 2012 at 04:40PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/NwCdAric9y/ Lovely display of prawn from the sushi counter at Aqua Kyoto, bar restaurant in Soho. In the event of actually having some sunshine in London Town, it also has a great rooftop bar with a view over Regents Street. Aqua Kyoto Ad: 30 Argyll Street, Soho, […]
July 31, 2012 at 04:12PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Nv_PegCc7v/ There have been lots of interesting guesses… add your guess below… What the hell is this?
@AquaLondon w/ “Guatemalen Spirit” (Ron Zacapa 23, saffron bitters, crème de mure and Fernet Branca)
July 31, 2012 at 04:03PM via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/Nv-TJhic7I/ This is the “Guatemalen Spirit” cocktail from Aqua Kyoto, Soho. A Ron Zacapa 23, saffron bitters, crème de mure and Fernet Branca. At £16.50 this is the most expensive cocktail on their menu. However, it does use the £50 a bottle Ron Zacapa 23, an extremely nice […]
Polpo (Smithfield) 2-3 Cowcross Street, Smithfield, London Russell Norman’s Bàcaro Empire Expands East East Londoners rejoice! With two popular Polpo venues in the West End, Russell Norman has now opened a third, but this time next to Smithfield meat market. Speaking to him after the lunchtime rush on opening day he confirmed this wasn’t a […]