Chef James Walker threw open the doors of Streats Kitchen six weeks ago to great acclaim, both in-shop and online.
The Grahams Road eatery’s dishes are inspired by flavours from China, Korea and Mexico – among various other destinations – which have whetted the appetite of food lovers.
Whether customers fancy a 30-hour, slow-cooked barbecue beef burger or some Korean fried chicken bites, Streats Kitchen can cater for most needs.
James Walker has opened Streats Kitchen offering street food-inspired takeaway dishes. Char Siu Bao Buns and Americana burgers (Pic: Michael Gillen)
Former Gleneagles Hotel cook James, 44, considered launching his business concept in either Stirling, Edinburgh or Glasgow before deciding Falkirk was the best fit, as he saw no other place like it in the town he’s called home for 14 years.
Streats Kitchen’s Facebook page has a five-star rating and more than 1200 followers – an online reputation James acknowledges has been built up by his partner, Lindsay Doyle.
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The blend of the fare on offer, the early results of its digital marketing campaign and its setting have convinced the businessman he’s found a recipe for success.
James Walker has opened Streats Kitchen (Pic: Michael Gillen)
He said: “I’d looked at different locations. It was just something that was unique to Falkirk.
“I’ve looked at different things like restaurants, cafes and…