Kokoro Gin Japanese Gin

Drinks News: Kokoro Gin now in 5cl bottles

KOKORO GIN LAUNCHES MINIATURES Kokoro Gin has launched a miniature bottle of its unique Japanese-inspired London Dry Gin.  Handy for trying out a new gin when you are unsure whether you will like it or not. Launched in September 2016, Kokoro Gin is made with sansho berries. These are hand-picked and imported to the UK

Tokyo treat subscription box sweets

Subscription Box Review: TokyoTreat

🍡🍭Monthly box of Japanese snacks ❤️🍬 We were invited to review TokyoTreat, a box of Japanese goodies that is shipped directly from Japan to your home. Mrs Foodie didn't need to be asked twice! So what exactly is TokyoTreat? It's a monthly subscription box of Japanese sweets, savoury snacks, drinks and maybe even a toy

Yo! Sushi new opening glasgow

Food Review: YO! Glasgow Central

There's more to YO! than sushi YO! have dropped the 'sushi' from their name but thankfully not the menu.  The name change reflects the variety of dishes now available - everything from sushi to Osakan street food to spiced fries and even white bread sandwiches (but sadly no whipped cream with fruit filling yet!) The

Food review: Harajuku Kitchen, Edinburgh

A kawaii kitchen in the capital Loving all things Japanese, we headed into Edinburgh to have lunch at the AA-rosetted Harajuku Kitchen. So what does Harajuku mean?  The Harajuku area of Tokyo is famous for being a centre of fashion and youth culture in Japan and is filled with small, independent boutiques and cafés. It's

Pickled Ginger sushi glasgow

Pickled Ginger turns 2!

Celebrate Ginger! It's all about ginger cocktails and ginger dishes this Thursday in the West End as Pickled Ginger restaurant celebrates its second anniversary with a Japanese ten dish tasting menu and masterclasses with Nikka Whisky. On Thursday 22nd June from 6pm until late, Pickled Ginger will be celebrating with a menu that has drawn

YO! Glasgow central sushi and street food

YO! Confirm opening date for Glasgow

New Glasgow YO! Sushi & Japanese street food opening date announced YO! is returning to Glasgow city centre with a new flagship 72-cover restaurant launching Thursday 29th June. It will be located at 85 West George Street (where Pizza Hut was) and we have some artists impressions of the new store. YO! Glasgow Central is in a

Ramen Dayo - tonkotsu broth

Food review: Ramen Dayo!, Glasgow

Ramen right up ye! Forced into La Cheetah, the basement club of Max's bar & grill on Queen St, from its semi-"permanent" location on Gordon Lane by Glasgow City Council, the entry to Ramen Dayo!, once you've descended the staircase, is suitably Japanese. Red and white lanterns hang like they might do in a Shibuya

Katsu curry

Recipe: Chicken Katsu Curry by Yutaka

You'll probably recognise the Yutaka curry block from the shelves of your local supermarket but think that making Japanese food is all fiddly and needs lots of practice. This isn't the case.  Katsu curry is quick and easy to make. I've posted below a recipe for Chicken Katsu Curry which is easy to make.  You

okonomiyaki recipe japan glasgow foodie explorers

Recipe: Okonomiyaki aka Japanese Pizza 🇯🇵

  This is Japan on a plate for me.  Creamy Kewpie mayo, fishy bonito flakes and okonomiyaki sauce - full of umami flavours. Okonomiyaki means ‘grilled as you like it’, and is made from seasoned flour, cabbage, and whatever you have in the fridge.  An easy and quick meal to make. Our Japanese friends showed