Nishiki Yakiniku

Nishiki is an old style yakiniku shop located near Niwase station on the old route 2  (now route 162).  I wanted to visit this place for a long time since it’s in the same family as Taiko, my favorite shop in Soja.

Nishiki is an old style yakiniku shop located near Niwase station on the old route 2  (now route 162).  I wanted to visit this place for a long time since it’s in the same family as Taiko, my favorite shop in Soja.

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Takesan Tei: Ishigaki yakiniku

Ishigaki Island is  the last frontier of Japan, a remote outpost closer to Taiwan than the main land. It is also famous for it’s beef and I had a chance to try it at Takesan Tei.

Ishigaki Island is  the last frontier of Japan, a remote outpost closer to Taiwan than the main land. It is also famous for it’s beef and I had a chance to try it at Takesan Tei.

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Myondon yakiniku

My quest for great yakiniku has recently taken me just outside of Okayama City  to Myondon yakiniku.  The restaurant was recommended to my wife and we finally made it to Setocho which is more than an hour drive from where I live in Kurashiki.

My quest for great yakiniku has recently taken me just outside of Okayama City  to Myondon yakiniku.  The restaurant was recommended to my wife and we finally made it to Setocho which is more than an hour drive from where I live in Kurashiki.

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Takimoto Yakiniku

Who the hell goes to a piggish dinner at 4h30 PM?  Apparently, there is a shit load of people who aren’t phased by the early hours in this deep suburb of Osaka.

Who the hell goes to a piggish dinner at 4h30 PM?  Apparently, there is a shit load of people who aren’t phased by the early hours in this deep suburb of Osaka.

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Marusa Ohmi Beef

When I left Moriyama after lunch for a long bike ride by the shore of Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture,  my goal was to get  to Nagahama city early enough  to secure a table at Marusa, a popular yakiniku restaurant. All I can say, the reward was worth the super windy 70 km bike ride.

When I left Moriyama after lunch for a long bike ride by the shore of Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture,  my goal was to get  to Nagahama city early enough  to secure a table at Marusa, a popular yakiniku restaurant. All I can say, the reward was worth the super windy 70 km bike ride.

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Chiya Gyu

The area around Niimi in Okayama Prefecture is famous for  Chiya gyu, a type of Japanese beef known for its marbled meat which is very similar to Kobe beef.

The area around Niimi in Okayama Prefecture is famous for  Chiya gyu, a type of Japanese beef known for its marbled meat which is very similar to Kobe beef.

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Taiko yakiniku

Taiko is a heart stopper, one of these restaurant where you wonder if you will wake up alive the next day. Well, I did and let me tell you about my favourite yakiniku joint located in Soja city, just outside of Kurashiki.

Taiko is a heart stopper, one of these restaurant where you wonder if you will wake up alive the next day. Well, I did and let me tell you about my favourite yakiniku joint located in Soja city, just outside of Kurashiki.

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