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Sapporo Teppanyaki, Manchester – Over priced, unauthentic, mediocre ‘Japanese’ food

Sapporo Teppanyaki, Manchester – Over priced, unauthentic, mediocre ‘Japanese’ food

It doesn’t happen very often but when the sun is properly out as it was last Wednesday, Manchester is a beautiful place. Particularly the Castlefield area with the numerous restaurants and bars with outdoor seating areas overlooking the canal. We were on our way to one of them, ‘Albert’s Shed’ famous for it’s alfresco dining thanks to it’s stunning terrace. I can only imagine ... Read More »

Yoobi, Soho – Londons First Temakeria

Yoobi, Soho – Londons First Temakeria

Despite having just eaten at Koya and having a reservation at The Ledbury (review coming soon) just hours away I couldn’t possibly not eat at Yoobi when I realised how close it was. Yoobi is London’s first ‘temakeria’, but what is a temakeria I hear you ask? It’s derived from the word temaki which is a type of sushi that ... Read More »

Stunning Sushi From UmeZushi! , Manchester

Stunning Sushi From UmeZushi! , Manchester

I don’t claim to be an expert in Japanese food, in fact, i’ll probably never be an expert in any cuisine since my tastes are so wide and varied. I have been fond of Japanese food though since visiting an amazing restaurant in Barcelona almost 10 years ago. It’s a cuisine I have neglected in recent years until a very ... Read More »

Yuzu, Chinatown, Manchester

Yuzu, Chinatown, Manchester

I’ve never been hugely impressed with most of the Chinese restaurants in Manchester’s Chinatown but thankfully ‘Yuzu’, the solitary Japanese restaurant on offer is fantastic. It’s a tiny little place which completely adds to the charm, it feels really authentic with it’s Japanese artwork, various bottles and ornaments and wooden benches although i’ve yet to visit Japan so I can’t confirm that it is. ... Read More »

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