Category Archives: K-food focus

East Meets West: East Street Restuarant

There are two massive food fads happening in London right now: street food and East Asian food. East Street Restaurant in Rathbone Place twists them together for a restaurant experience like no other. Here, you’re transported to a generically buzzy, neon, dreamlike … Continue reading

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London Supermarkets Go Korean!

“Korean” is a food trend spreading far and wide across the globe, and the K-food fad is hot in London right now. As far as I was concerned, it wasn’t quite mainstream enough to be stocked in leading supermarkets, though. … Continue reading

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Kimchi Cult @ Eat Street

Since 2009, Eat Street has gone from being a concept born out of love for street food to an ultra-popular cult foodie haven. Vendors and foodies brave London’s weather for a full-on street food experience at chosen location spots around … Continue reading

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Hip and Mainstream: Kimchee Restaurant @ High Holborn

I simply had to try out Kimchee- London’s latest hip and raved-about Korean restaurant, located in the central Holborn area. My friends and I paid a Sunday evening visit, joined the 40-minute queue in anticipation, and finally got seated, served and … Continue reading

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The trendy way to eat Korean: Bi Bim Bap, Soho

There was a gap in London’s foodie market, and Soho’s contemporary new eatery Bi Bim Bap has filled it! This place is unlike any of the other Korean restaurants that I have been to in London for the following reasons: … Continue reading

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Old Justice, New Concept

In New Malden (K-Town), you expect to walk into an establishment and be the only non-Korean person in there. What you don’t expect is to stroll into what looks like a traditional English pub tucked away in Bermondsey, and be … Continue reading

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Happy Chuseok!

It’s apt that me, my friends and London itself have spent a very fun-filled and Korea-orientated weekend with Korea Calling at the Thames Festival, as today is Chuseok Day/ 추석 (traditionally called Hangawi/ 한가위), the biggest holiday in the Korean … Continue reading

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