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London - Bone Daddies for Ramen

I miss noodles. I do. I admit it. Besides dosai and Din Tai Fung dumplings, I think noodles top the list of things I miss food-wise from Asia. So when my friend D suggested we stop at the Bone Daddies branch on Kensington High Street (above Whole Foods) G and I leapt at the chance to eat some spicy noodles!

G is odd, and he likes kimchi, so he ordered some. It was nice enough but he was disappointed as it had been toned down, he didn't find it spicy enough.

It looks pretty though :)

My friend D chose the T22 ramen which is soy ramen, chicken, cock scratchings with a chicken bone broth and comes with clarence court egg, bamboo, bean sprouts plus D added some grilled corn. I tried some of it and it was rather lovely, reminded me of the veggie noodles I had in Tokyo. The cock scratchings aren't rude by the way, just crispy chicken skin ;)

Hubby chose the Tonkontsu Ramen with spring onion, chashu pork with a 20 hour pork bone broth as well as the clarence court egg, bamboo and bea…

London - Dishoom Carnaby for an old school Bombay style cafe

Since Dishoom opened and started taking over London with their Bombay cafe style Indian food, I have been wanting to check them out but never quite managed! However we were in London over New Year's Eve and grabbed a couple of friends to head down to Dishoom Carnaby. Yes, I finally listened to my sister, cousins, friends, blogs I follow... I do occasionally listen :)

And I am glad I did listen :) We had a lovely meal and I do get the hype :)

Let me take you through what we had to eat and drink and a few shots of the restaurant. 
Dishoom Carbaby - The Drinks
A and G both ordered the house chai which entitles you to free refills if you want :) Both were happy.
All things nice: warming comfort and satisfying spice. Made in the proper way. All who have tried it are swearing by it. 2.50 GBP
I needed some caffeine after a heavy night out (mainly food related!) the night before, I needed to wake up a bit so I had a double espresso.

Arabica beans from a si…