Monthly Archives: January 2015

MissChu London

MissChu, Aldgate East, London CLOSED

MissChu (London) closed in January 2015

MissChu is a small and well loved Vietnamese chain of restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. The MissChu Darlinghurst tuck shop was one of my favourite places for lunch when I lived in Sydney – I have blogged about the Darlinghurst tuck shop in a previous post.  I was delighted to find that a branch had opened in London on Whitechapel High Street and I looked forward to going there to remind me of a wonderful time in Australia. I was also interested to see how MissChu would transfer to the UK. Sadly, the London branch has just closed down, a casualty of the company going into administration 😦 However, I did manage to visit to satisfy my MissChu cravings for my favourite menu items – the tiger prawn and mango rice paper rolls and the crab net spring roll salad.
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Melbourne CBD

Warra Warra Korean Kitchen, CBD, Melbourne

Cuisine: Korean

I was taken to Warra Warra Korean Kitchen while on my final work trip to the wonderful city of Melbourne. Warra Warra happens to be a favourite lunchtime haunt of my Melburnian friend. We had spent the day being tourists (including going on a boat trip on the Yarra river) and dinner time was upon us. My friend told me about a little Korean restaurant that is hidden from the main streets in the CBD. Warra Warra is tucked away at the back of the Tivoli Arcade in the CBD and is under some stairs – I would not have found it if I did not know about it!

The restaurant is fairly small with both inside and outside tables. As it was a very warm day, we chose to sit outside. The tables are fairly long trestle tables that seat about ten people so on a busy day, you may find yourself sharing a table with other diners. Continue reading