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when it comes to dining out, chinese cuisine is rarely on the top of mY list. it’s only ever number one after a night out in the west end and i stumble into chinatown for some fried ho fun! so when jenny (mY brother’s boss) took us out for dinner last night at ba shan - a chinese restaurant, i wasn’t sure what to expect.tucked away in soho on the corner of romilly street and frith street lies a spicy hunanese restaurant. i love spicy food and for this particular reason, jenny recommended ba shan. decked out in traditional chinese decor, you find yourself escaping from the hustle and bustle of the west end. we...
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Ba Shan is a Hunanese restaurant, serving genuine food that come from this region and that means only one thing to expect, Chilli and indeed, it did not skimped on that front. A red plague that proudly greeted the diners upon entering proclaimed, ' If you don't eat chilli, you won't be a revolutionary'. And rightly so!Situated only a stone throw away from the ever buzzing Chinatown, on a quiet corner street in Soho is this rather quaint little restaurant. With its Chinese teahouse facade and dark wood interior it exudes a certain elegance. The beautiful hanging lanterns and oriental-style furniture completes...
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The province of Hunan is located in the south-central part of China; a little piece of it can also be found in Soho with the name of Ba Shan above the door. Owned by the people who run the Szechuan sister, Barshu, over the road, it boasts an all Hunanese menu developed with Chinese food expert Fuchsia Dunlop. If your idea of a great meal is having your chops whalloped with fire and flavour, there is little need to entertain the thought of dining anywhere else in town.Piquant preserved yard-long beans chopped into chewy segments provided an unusual but stellar texture for the vegetable. Stir-fried with stiff...
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