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Had a quick dinner at the new Menya Kokoro at Eat At Seven. I love Kajiken’s maze soba, so I’ve been really keen on trying this newcomer’s rendition.

Kinda like bak chor mee, mix everything up well and give it a taste before adjusting with the chilli flakes and kombu vinegar. Theirs is intensely flavoured; the meaty chilli sauce is quite salty but almost balanced out by the minced garlic, spring onion, chives and seaweed. You’ll find the noodles here thick and chewy too, making for a really nice bite. Overall though, still prefer Kajiken as this did feel a tad overwhelming.