It was British night at The Market SE1, and Yasu-san cooked up a classic. Nothing fancy, of course. And the tableware could hardly have been simpler.
As the starter: crab cake with a curry-spicy Bramley apple sauce…
For the main course: generous chunks of Guinness-braised beef, with Yorkshire pudding and three veg.
And for dessert: a selection of SE1 gelatos. That's hojicha with milk-choco on the right; and the same choco with fresh fig/black sesame on the left.
SE1 is a small place, with only a few seats inside, though there are also a couple of benches on the street outside, where you can gaze at the passing Enoden streetcars. The kitchen space is minuscule, so Yasu-san only prepares limited amounts. Needless to say the beef sold out fast.
Those who got there late had to settle for fish & chips. They're good, though: he goes down to the pier at the end of his street in the morning, and picks up whatever has been freshly landed: it could be kamasu (baracuda), saba (mackerel), or even hamo eel.
A fun way to spend an autumn holiday evening.