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Yuu Kitchen: South Asian Fusion Restaurant in Aldgate

Baby Back Ribs

Yuu Kitchen is a right gem of a place located on the Aldgate end of Commercial Street. It’s a fusion-style restaurant bringing South East Asian and Pacific Rim flavours to the table. The décor is busy with Manga-style pop art, but it’s also inviting. I recommend taking a perch at the open kitchen bar to see the action unfold as the chefs create dishes crafted by Aussie duo Stephen Lowe previously of Icebar and Jon de Villa previously of Nobu. Continue reading

Chinese Cricket Club celebrates Chinese New Year

Chinese Cricket Club Prawns

King Prawns Shanghai Style

Chinese New Year celebrations in London tend to centre on China Town, but a little of it danced over to the Chinese Cricket Club restaurant located within the Crowne Plaza, Blackfriars. The restaurant is named in recognition of the Chinese National Cricket team, but other than that there is little visible reference to cricket or its oriental influence. Continue reading