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On a recent trip back home over Christmas, I had the opportunity to dine at The Best Restaurant in Asia 2012 (according to The World’s 50 best restaurants). Iggy’s has been on the list for 4 years, and serves mostly modern French/European with an Asian (in my opinion, Japanese) touch. The reservation was made approximately a month in advance for 3, and needless to say, as the days drew nearer, all 3 of us (or at least, I was) very excited to dine at Iggy’s…

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Japan is one of my favourite countries in the world and I am very fortunate to visit that country three times in the past ten years of my life. While I was in Tokyo in July, I stumbled upon a lovely home made udon eatery in Shinjuku and ever since the temperature dropped in England, I found myself craving a traditional piping hot bowl of udon. And boy, am I glad I found such a place in London…

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Kinki is one of those places that is understated, funky and cool. Kinki is definitely not what you’d expect from a Japanese restaurant. The moment the doors of the elevator opens, you’ll be welcomed by a large floor mural of a fish at the entrance, designed by Chris Garver of Miami Ink. With its edgy urban murals and pop-culture anime menus, Kinki reminds me of a night out in Harajuku — fresh, young and exciting. The food was no exception…

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