Taste of London Food Festival 2015

Taste of London Food Festival 2015

10 must try dishes to get you started!

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 19 Jun '15

Source of Feature Image: Open Table UK

From the 17th – 21st of June, Regent’s Park in London will play host to The Taste of London Food Festival! With a theme like “Flavours of the World”, expect nothing less; get ready for a gastronomic trip and indulge in a mouthwatering, taste-bud-exploding experience like no other.

Excited? We thought so. But whether you’re a regular or a first-timer of the event, these things can get a little overwhelming… with so many amazing choices at your disposal, it’s completely normal to get a little flustered and disoriented once in a while. As such, here’s a list of 10 must-try dishes to get you started, so fear not and happy eating!

1: Nipa Thai

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Cuisine: Thai

What to try: Som Tam (a green papaya salad with long beans, dried shrimp and a sweet and sour chilli dressing)

Remember to:

1) Take a selfie with your food at their stand

2) Upload onto Twitter with hashtag #nipathailondon

3) Await your chance to win a three-course dinner for four at their restaurant

2: LIMA Floral

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Cuisine: Peruvian

What to try: Seafood Ceviche (sea bream, tiger’s milk, avocado, crispy onions and cancha corn)


1) They are a new addition to the London food festival

2) Their aim is to provide diverse and authentic Peruvian foods

3: Duck & Waffle

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Cuisine: Tastings

What to try: Their famed Duck ‘n’ Waffle (crispy leg confit, fried egg and mustard maple syrup)

4: Spice Market

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Cuisine: Southeastern Asian Fusion

What to try: Black Pepper Shrimp with sun-dried pineapple (or any other exotic dish, for that matter!)


1) They are a London Food Festival favourite and back by popular demand

2) They offer unique interpretations of various Southeastern Asian cuisines

5: Club Garson

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Cuisine: French

What to try: Tartine of Duck Foie Gras (specialty)


1) They bring classical and innovative dishes prepared in the style of South West France

2) Food is cooked with seasonal, fresh produce and flowers

6: Mestizo

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Cuisine: Mexican

What to try: Taquito Experience- a combination of their well-known dishes: 

- chicken tinga (shredded chicken in a tomato, onion and chipotle chile sauce)

-cochinita pibil (slow cooked shredded pork in a Mexican herb and orange juice sauce)

-rajas con crema (strips of poblano peppers in sweet corn and onion cream sauce)

- beef tinga


1) It’s fusion food, almost, where Mexico meets London

7: The House of Ho

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Cuisine: Vietnamese

What to try: Slow-cooked apple-smoked pork with braised cabbage and quail’s egg


1) They bring authentic and adventurous dishes with a contemporary approach

2) Their “must try” dish is very limited

8: The Cinnamon Club

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Cuisine: Indian

What to try: Milk and rose panna cotta


1) They offer an innovative and modern Indian dining experience

9: Artusi

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Cuisine: Italian

What to try: Ox tongue and salsa verde


1) They introduce recipes from various Italian regions

2) They believe in eating well (as both scientific and an art form)

10: Chai Wu

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Cuisine: Chinese

What to try: Wagyu beef skewers

Remember that:

1) “Exotic, colourful and incredibly tasty food” – all terms regularly used to describe their foods

2) Not exactly your typical Chinese take-away food

* All original content and images can be found on Indigo Memoirs



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