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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Where to Eat in Nottingham

This is an “all-you-need-to-know” guide to some of the best places to eat in Nottingham. As a foodie who has lived in Nottingham for 5 years I’ve dined in practically every restaurant worth mentioning (bar the illustrious Sat Bains, but I’ll come for you one day!). Use this guide and you’ll never be stuck for […]

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What’s the Panda up to?

So, I’ve been out for a while. Last month I graduated with my master’s degree and have been hit by a period of post uni busy-ness. Amidst travelling around, finding my feet and catching up with life outside the uni bubble I am now back in London and ready to give this blog some much […]

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