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"What do you get when you put a Korean, a Filipino and an Aussie chef together?" enquires one reader. The answer is 100 Hoxton, a low-lit, concrete-hued hangout that gives fusion food a good name. "You'll want to order every small plate", insists one fan – perhaps braised octopus with garam masala or crunchy, salty soft-shell crab with peanut brittle and a dousing of fresh lime from the dinner menu. Veggie ideas also come on strong, but our hero dishes are just-pink duck breast with a creamy cashew paste, and the crispy pork belly with miso, ume (plum) sauce and green peppercorn salsa – served in mouthful-sized cubes that you'll polish off in three seconds flat. Brunch and lunch are equally popular – note the 'workers playtime lunchbox' for just £5. At these prices, you can afford to indulge in a smoked mescal Negroni.