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60Cindy ShinodaLV.24 83 7
Basically, most ramen that you can find out there are using katsuo dashi (broth that made from bonito with kelp or additional shiitake etc). But how about ramen that using maguro dashi? Maguro, or tuna is being loved by almost Japanese people. Maguro price in the market is not that cheap. Even in...more...
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60Danica Ann UnradaLV.41 141 6
Have you ever tried a fresh-cooked noodles, rich, savory broth, with a perfect amount of spice - added with a soft pork and salted egg on the side? Ichiran will probably satisfy your mouthwatering cravings of Ramen!  There is certainly nothing more heartwarming and soul-enriching than a bowl of p...more...
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60Sherilyn SiyLV.21 23 2
We call it the K-mart of sushi. And we love it.Jiro Ono of the 3-star Michelin restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro would definitely be scandalized by Kappa-sushi's offerings. But Kappa-sushi is not for Jiro or for purists. Sushi used to be considered a high-class and expensive fare (and still is if you g...more...
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60Kristin LagmanLV.27 25 2
The Nihonbashi-Ningyocho area has to be our favorite place to stay. This district is busy during the week with the hustle and bustle of business people flurrying to and from work while weekends are quiet and peaceful with families strolling around with their children. By day, an area well-communi...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 51 6
When people think Japanese food, their minds might immediately go straight to sushi - but fear not if you like your food cooked! There are plenty of options for you, too!  Two different varieties of cooked meat dishes here are shabu-shabu and yakiniku - both delicious but with some distinctive di...more...
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60Midori NishidaLV.27 39 3
Although earlier than expected, spring is officially here in Tokyo! And spring in Japan can only mean one thing: cherry blossoms. If you're in the city, be sure to take advantage of the perfect timing to see the the sakura. Head to Yoyogi Park and you'll be greeted with a lively atmosphere as co...more...
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60Sherilyn SiyLV.21 33 3
Our family went to Nerima to meet up with someone for dinner. Never having gotten off at Nerima, my husband looked online for a place to eat and found Ramen Gottsu to be one of the highly rated places close to the station. As we walked down small streets in search of this place, we were expecting...more...
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60Kristin LagmanLV.27 33 7
When walking through the snack aisle at your local grocery store, you've probably passed by rows upon rows of potato chips. Sometimes you may look at a bag and say, "Calamari flavor? That's wacky!" If you're the type to grab it and go, then you'll love the variety of flavors Japan has to offer.Wh...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 69 8
A few days ago on another article I posted, a fellow Odigoer, Jeremiah, suggested in the comments that I do a bit of a rundown on some of the fun soft drinks you can get in Japan. At certain times there's interesting sodas, and limited edition things (for instance, Pink Pepsi was a thing a couple...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 47 7
I'd never even heard of Japanese curry before living here - let alone tried it. To me, as soon as I thought of the word curry, I'd think of Indian cuisine served with delicious buttery naan bread, or super spicy Thai curries. I think when I first heard about Japanese curry I was actually a bit co...more...