Tag Archives: Japan

Tokyo: Pierre Herme, Sadaharu Aoki, and noix de beurre

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I’ve never liked audio guides when visiting galleries and art museums. I’m going to mute myself for this post. Advertisements

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Tokyo: Kyubei

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I was going through my email trying to find the notes I took of the exemplary meal my wife and I had a Kyubei but I couldn’t find them…I don’t know what happened to them. I distinctly remembered typing the … Continue reading

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Kobe: Real Kobe Beef at Royal Mouriya

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The term “Kobe Beef” has become an abused and overused cliche in North America. I’m sure all of you have visited countless restaurants that serve “Kobe” burgers. I’m also sure that you all know that the “Kobe” in the Kobe … Continue reading

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Osaka: Ippudo Ramen (at Momofuku Ando’s Original Ramen Restaurant)

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  Ippudo probably severed me the best bowl of ramen that I’ve had in North America. I knew that I had to visit one of its locations when I made my next trip to Japan. I also knew that it … Continue reading

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Japan: Beef Bowls – both low end and high end

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I have a soft spot for Japanese beef bowls, especially the ones from Yoshinoya. They were the single most important food item that helped me through many a hungry boarding school evening when I was between the ages of 13 … Continue reading

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Osaka: Instant Ramen Museum

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Although it is not one of the “major” museums or tourist attractions of Osaka, my wife and I decided to make a trip out to one of the outlying suburbs of the city to visit The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen … Continue reading

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Osaka: Breakfast At The St. Regis

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I love breakfasts at hotels in Japan. There’s nothing better to start the day than a bowl of perfectly-cooked rice, hot miso soup, pickled vegetables, natto, and grilled salt-marinated fish. It was actually one of the things I looked forward … Continue reading

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