Gabrielle Jaffe is a PTC award-winning writer and editor who is currently based in London. She covers culture, food, travel and current affairs.

Food & Drink
Restaurant review: Kiko Izakaya

Restaurant review: Kiko Izakaya

Conveniently positioned on Nanluoguxiang but set far enough back from the street so you don’t spend half the evening looking out the window, distracted by the scrum outside, is cute little Kiko. This restaurant calls itself an izakaya – the Japanese equivalent of a pub-bistro
For all the tea in China

For all the tea in China

Row after row of neat bushes lined undulating hills. It could have been Tuscany, except for the hats. The conical straw headgear of the workers was a constant reminder that this was Asia. More specifically, we were in Xishuangbanna district, Yunnan province, at the start