You'll find traditional dishes seldom seen elsewhere, as well as Asian fusion creations with Thai and Chinese influences. Delicious and inexpensive.
Asian-inspired morsels and a strong cocktail program meet in a sumptuous space inspired by Victorian-era East London opium den.
Everything from Chef Jesse Griffiths' unassuming hotspot is local, even the tea. Expect the choicest cuts of meat, just out of the water seafood, and barely harvested vegetables. The service is as adept as the kitchen.
This brick-and-mortar boasts a menu of ramen, pork buns, and those heavenly beet fries.
This location does a good job of reinforcing the established ESK brand, from the friendly counter service with wine and beer on tap, to the gonzo artwork by punk rock painter Peelander Yellow. The menu boasts ESK "classics," the dishes that made the original trailer famous: Poor Qui's pork belly buns, beet home fries, chicken karaage, and brussels sprouts salad.
A complete Filipino grocery with a thriving turo-turo steam table scene as well. Shoppers tend to get prepared food to go with their cooking supplies, and many call ahead for family-sized portions.
This restaurant is ground zero for the small-plate craze. You'll find a great wine list, but it's the rainbow of cocktails that is truly inspired. The generously portioned entrées include crispy firecracker shrimp, lo mein, and the Imperia 10 Treasures fried rice.
Here you'll find Indonesian fare and a menu for the adventurous. The lunch buffet and Sunday brunch are among the best bargains in town.
The namesake of chef Jenna Choe is building buzz with a sophisticated take on Korean and Pan-Asian cuisine.
Your Pan-Asian fortune is looking up here. Carefully prepared dishes and great service have made this place a success.