Panda and a Liebster Award!

So, I’ve let it slip a bit. Apologies. There are so many restaurants that I’ve been to which I’ve yet to blog about but I am on it. But today’s post is not about food. It’s, in fact, thanks to the lovely Caroline @CarolineontheGlobe¬†who nominated me for a Liebster Award! Her blog is full of […]

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Barbecoa, St. Paul’s [Barbecue]

During the London Restaurant Festival, happening throughout October, a number of restaurants are offering discounted menus to coincide. Hence the Panda rushed to the opportunity to book up a storm and try out this Jamie Oliver institution right under St. Paul’s. Upon arrival you are swiftly sent up the stairs to a dining room with […]

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Yamagoya, Waterloo [Japanese]

Yamagoya recently opened a permanent restaurant on The Cut, after a prolonged pop up above Shuang Shuang in Chinatown. Whilst I never ventured upstairs at Shuang Shuang from looking at the menu it seems that the recently opened venture is more geared to the quick lunch trade in the area compared to when they were […]

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Ichibuns, Chinatown [Japanese]

Whilst most are debating whether the name is a little odd, I for one find the name rather genius. An obvious play on the Japanese word Ichiban, meaning number 1. What I am bothered about is the continued dissolution of the Chinatown identity. London Chinatown has been no more than a row of Chinese restaurants […]

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Panda over the Summer

Panda’s exploits in June, July and August!   London Bang Bang Oriental Bang Bang Oriental brings together over 20 stalls in a large UFO like building (designed by architects Sheppard Robson), hovering above the local Morrisons at Colindale. On our visit, a week after their opening, some stalls were still finding their feet and the […]

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