Just Yuca
By: Fourteen Ten On: July 23, 2019 In: Launches Comments: 0

Just Yuca (from the team behind Sugoi JPN) has transformed the humble yet versatile root vegetable into irresistible yuca fries in the following three categories:

Salty, Spicy (spiced with shichimi togarashi and salt) and Cool (Japanese, Mexican and American). “Japanese” is topped with spicy mayo, okonomi sauce, bonito flakes, chive and sesame seeds, “Mexican” is topped with sour cream, avocado dressing and chilli sauce and “American” is topped with cheese and bacon.

The party will also see the launch of Calpis Beer which has been specially created by Just Yuca and Old Street Brewery to pair with the Yuca fries.

Just Yuca launches on Monday 29th July and is available from Deliveroo, Old Street Brewery and the food truck in the yard at Mother Kelly’s in Bethnal Green.

Editors Notes

About Just Yuca

Just Yuca is run by husband and wife team Felipe Preece and Veronica Silva.

Available from:

Old Street Brewery, Bethnal Green
Mother Kelly’s, Bethnal Green

Just Yuca Menu

Salty Yuca Fries, single/double portion
Spicy Yuca Fries, single/double portion
Cool Japanese Style Yuca Fries (with spicy mayo, okonomi sauce, bonito flakes, chive and sesame seeds)
Cool American Style Yuca Fries (with cheese and bacon)
Cool Mexican Style Yuca Fries (with sour cream, avocado dressing and chilli sauce)
Avocado (Guasacaca), Spicy Mayo, Aioli and Chilli dips


Old St Brewery, Arch 11 Gales Gardens, London E2 0EJ
Sugoi JPN Food Truck, Mother Kelly’s Courtyard, 251 Paradise Row, Bethnal Green, E2 9LE

Opening Hours

Old St Brewery
Sun-Wed, 5pm-10pm
Thursday, 5pm-10.30pm
Friday-Saturday, 5pm-11pm
Sugoi JPN Food Truck
Thurs-Fri, 4pm-10pm
Sat-Sun, 12noon-10pm

Web and Links:

order on deliveroo.co.uk

About Felipe Preece and Veronica Silva

Everything started back in 1997 when Felipe fell in love at first sight with Veronica in a sushi bar in Caracas. He was eating there and she was working as a waitress while studying graphic design. To impress her he decided to become a sushi encyclopaedia and visit her every week to show his sushi knowledge, and his strategy worked. Today after 20 years together she is the love of his life, they have a sushi-loving daughter and their life revolves around Japanese gastronomy.

For more than fifteen years Felipe and Veronica had been developing Japanese restaurants concepts together providing management, strategic planning, marketing and design and have a proven record of successful concept development.

They have also advised and eaten in different Nihon restaurants around the world including Chicago, Miami, California, Madrid, Barcelona, San Sebastian, Paris, Caracas, Santiago, San Juan, and of course, London. They were the creators and founders of SushiOlé (Madrid 2004-2008), Sushi House (Mallorca 2008-2010), Japo Express (Mallorca 2010-2011), Oh! Sushi (Miami 2011-2012).

In 2012 they lost everything and came to London to start again. Following working with Aqua, Hakkasan and SSP they self-funded Sugoi JPN and Just Yuca.

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