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Easy Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich

by asianfoodadventure @ Asian Food Adventure

There has recently been a Vietnamese Banh Mi explosion here in London.  Not sure if any of you have noticed.   Around 8 years ago, the only place that sold Banh Mi  was at Greenwich market.  It was a Vietnamese lady selling it from a food van.  Her nephew went on to open Panda Panda […]

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FEASTING IN FINCHLEY - The Restaurant Club

FEASTING IN FINCHLEY - The Restaurant Club


The Restaurant Club

Kate Posener finds no need to go hungry in Finchley Moving to Finchley nearly eighteen years ago from the ‘chi-chi’ environs and cafe society of Belsize Park filled me with dread at the lack of local gastronomic options. But slowly, slowly famine is turning to feast and all tastes are now catered for. Finchley Central [...] Read More

Authentic Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls

by asianfoodadventure @ Asian Food Adventure

I must have been around 8 years old when my mum first made me these Vietnamese fried spring rolls.  Some of you may think why did she take so long to introduce me to these yummy Vietnamese fried spring rolls.  The reason being was that she didn’t know how to make them until she met […]

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Vietnamese Pickled Daikon and Carrots (ĐỒ CHUA)

by asianfoodadventure @ Asian Food Adventure

Pickled daikon and carrots are served with so many Vietnamese dishes.  It is sold in bucket loads in the supermarkets back in Vietnam.  I don’t know any household that does not have a jar of this stuff lying around.  My mother-in-law replenishes her jars as soon as it’s nearly half-empty.   Pickled daikon and carrots […]

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Cocorico, Whetstone High Road: Italianish Restaurant aimed at the masses

by noreply@blogger.com (northlondoner) @ Eat the world

13th February 2016
Don't you just hate the rip-off menus and meals that are everywhere on Valentines? I have had it with short overpriced set menus and indifferent food with rose sellers. (NB have you ever heard of a Romantic Curry?). So I try to go out either side of the day, and I think this is catching on. We booked Cocorico about 6 days in advance, because I could not get into the small local trattoria. There had been some initial negative reviews of locally of this place when it first started, and one or two people reported food poisoning. But a year down the line it is still there and I have noted that it is packed at nights even during the week. It had to be worth taking a chance. They promote themselves as a cross between an Italian Nando's and a full Italian Restaurant, but they do not do pizza (yet). The grilled spicy chicken is supposed to be their thing, and is very competitively priced, and avoids the necessity of dining with feral youths at a real Nandos. I would not knock Nandos as I think it is a great product at a great price, but I do not want to queue with teenagers for a table at a weekend. A friend of ours said the Italians do not know how to cook chicken, but I still took a chance.
There is an enthusiastic web site on http://cocoricorestaurant.co.uk/ which is sort of helpful. They accepted a booking immediately slotted in to their convenience, but when we arrived a few minutes early, there was a little queue of bookers and non-bookers. The place was pretty full on a Saturday night at 8pm, and only started thinning out at about 10. I heard that the place was an offshoot of Al Fresco across the road, which I have found very noisy with diffident staff, and I would not choose to go there regularly.
Unfortunately there are no pictures this time as  my phone had run out of juice.
The restaurant is modern, close packed with a bar and fairly open range kitchens where you can just about see what is being cooked. At least the ingredients looked real. Service is patchy and the waiters come from the demonstrative school of waiting showing what hard workers they are and how serving you is a bit of a burden. We were dealt with relatively promptly and got the feeling that they might have a window of attention for each customer before they want them to move on.
Having said that our staters of fried calamari and chicken/chorizo skewers were excellent. They were hot, and substantial portions.
I had the house grilled  1/2 chicken. Unlike Nandos, this is only mildly spiced and you cannot choose the hotness. However there is chilli sauce of high strength on the table. I thought my chicken was a little on the dry side for the breast meat, but my wife's chicken in a fruit sauce was excellent. The grilled chicken comes with two sides, and I chose the fries and sweetcorn, which was very like Nandos. Her meal came with Sautee potatoes, broccoli and green beans. She thought that you do not go to a restaurant to eat broccoli and green beans, and chose some fried zucchini as well, which was a good idea. The food was tasty and hot, scoring an 8.4 on the Chof scale. Portions sizes are very generous, and we might not have needed the starter. There is absolutely no pretension here, and it is a middle of the road place aimed at middle of the road people.
The pricing is also very middle of the road and our bill for a meal for two but sharing desert and a bottle of Malbec came to £61+. I put down 70 in cash and the waiter asked if I wanted change. Yes I did.
Would I go there again. Probably yes, but not as a talking group as it was very noisy, and probably not on a Saturday night, as it was packed and noisy.  The food is fine, and I would probably go for something other than the grilled chicken next time.

Vy Nam Café, Finchley

Vy Nam Café, Finchley


Aki Eats

Vietnamese, Food 3-4/5, Price ~£15 for starter/main, Waiting time ~5 mins, Atmosphere 3/5 , website A very good local Vietnamese restaurant, which offers great value for money and some standout dis…

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Check out this property for sale on PrimeLocation!


PrimeLocation

Restaurant/cafe for sale in Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park N4 - £200,000

Lion’s Head Pork Meatballs Recipe

by asianfoodadventure @ Asian Food Adventure

There are many different style of cooking in China.  Around 8 different cooking styles have been identified and each one is unique.  Lion’s head pork meatballs recipe comes from Yangchow, province of Kiangsu, which is in Eastern China.   Superior Chinese dish… Chinese people like to use words like “dragon”, “phoenix” or “lion” to describe […]

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Vy Nam in London - Restaurant menu and reviews

Vy Nam in London - Restaurant menu and reviews


Restaurant Guru

All info on Vy Nam in London - Call to book a table. View the menu, check prices, find on the map, see photos and ratings.

Vietnamese restaurants Marston Moretaine, England

Vietnamese restaurants Marston Moretaine, England


Cybo

Best Vietnamese restaurants in Marston Moretaine, England. New Saigon, Saigon Pho, Quê Huong, Khoai Cafe, Vy Nam Cafe, Salvation In Noodles, Banana Tree, Pho Saigon

Menu for Vynam 371 Regents Park Road, Finchley Central London N3 1DE

Menu for Vynam 371 Regents Park Road, Finchley Central London N3 1DE


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View Menu for Vynam (371 Regents Park Road, Finchley Central) and more Vietnamese restaurants on UK's biggest foodie community eet

Lang Van Vietnamese

Lang Van Vietnamese


Yahoo Local

Find Lang Van Vietnamese in Charlotte with Address, Phone number from Yahoo US Local. Includes Lang Van Vietnamese Reviews, maps & directions to Lang Van Vietnamese in Charlotte and more from Yahoo US Local

Restaurants in North Finchley (N12) - Opening Times and Reviews!

Restaurants in North Finchley (N12) - Opening Times and Reviews!


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Find opening hours and the latest reviews on restaurants in North Finchley (N12) with our simple website. It's completely free to use!

Where to Eat in London: FOLD Vietnamese - Bloomzy

Where to Eat in London: FOLD Vietnamese - Bloomzy


Bloomzy

Where to Eat in London: FOLD Vietnamese - FOLD is based on Brick Lane and offers up "Vietnamese folding food" - aka rice paper dishes. I was impressed with the

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