Back at the beginning of September I was staying in Brentford for work and I needed to have something to eat. I did think about going out to eat, but I was tired. I knew that there were a few takeaway places nearby, one which caught my eye was Oishi.
Having had some great sushi at Obon a few weeks earlier I did quite fancy some more Japanese food.
I went with the Yaki Udon, stir fried Udon noodles with vegetables, garnished with pickled ginger, spring onion & sesame seeds.
I also ordered the Assorted Tempura which was two crispy battered prawns, two soft shell crabs, three squid, and six vegetables.
I ordered online for pickup. This process was simple and the staff were friendly.
Getting back I looked at what I had. The Yaki Udon was in a bowl and the tempura was split across two individual bowls.
I have to say it looked good, but alas it wasn’t as tasty as I thought it would be.
The Yaki Udon was overpowered by the sauce, so much so, that I couldn’t actually finish the dish. It needed a lot less sauce.
The tempura was interesting, quite greasy, more like something I would get from a chip shop rather than delicate crisp tempura. I did enjoy the tempura, but the greasiness eventually got to me.
Overall I had high hopes for the food, but was left disappointed.