On my first visit to Yokohama, I decided to visit Yoshimuraya (吉村屋), which is known as the birthplace of the Ieikei style ramen. Ieikei ramen is mix of tonkotsu style and shoyu style ramen with thicker noodles. I arrive during dinner rush and I had to wait a solid hour to get in.Continue reading “Yoshimuraya ramen in Yokohama”
I remember waiting for more than hour to eat at Shake Shack after they first opened in Tokyo. Shake Shack are becoming more numerous in Tokyo and the Ebisu shop wasn’t as busy.
Menya Kokoro 麺屋こころ was recommend to me by a Tokyo Institute of Technology professor while we were walking in the Ookayama area near the main campus. Since I will be spending a lot of time in this part of Tokyo for the foreseeable future, I would like to find as many good little places to eat. Menya Kokoro specialty is Taiwan Maze-Soba which is a form of soup-less ramen.
Pairon Honten 白龍 本店 located is a famous jya jya men restaurant in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture.
I visited to the Yabaton Honten (Main store) during a recent visit to Nagoya to eat some misokatsu. Yabaton came highly recommended by Nagoya native.
Nagoya is famous for its red miso which has a very distinct taste. Red miso is hard to describe, it’s much more potent then the stuff you would find in generic miso soup and some people really can stand the taste.
Ikkaku chicken is legendary on the island of Shikoku. Personally, if I am not eating udon while visiting Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku, I am probably eating chicken at Ikkaku. The Dokigawa (Doki river) branch is the biggest Ikkaku restaurant I have visited so far and it’s busy.
I finally made it to Taco Bell in Tokyo! I’ve been having a serious case of MOFO since Taco Bell came back to Japan in 2015 .
The food scene around Higashi-Okayama station is somehow limited, but OSten, which was recommended by a co-worker, offered a nice surprise. OSten specializes in soup curry, a specialty from Hokkaido.
On my morning drive to work, I stopped at the 7/11 convenience store and found this new Starbucks sparkling water with green coffee extract and I could simply not resist.
Winter in Japan is the season of delicious crab. For the second year, my whole family headed down to Iwami town in Tottori prefecture to eat some crab.