Eiki

Review excerpt: For a yakitori specialist — and that’s what Eiki offers, chicken simply cut, skewered and grilled — it verges on the sublime. But of course, as you will already have guessed, Eiki is no ordinary yakitoriya. It comes from an exalted lineage.

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Settle down with some Louisiana-style crab cakes or a hot chowder; a blue cheese salad with walnuts followed by their plate of meat loaf and mashed potatoes. Other entrees include Ahi tuna and a quarter-kilo New York steak. Wash this all down with some ...