Monthly Archives: June 2017

Back in America

So, that’s about it for our recent adventures in Japan. Whether or not we’ll move back in the future, we don’t know. We do know that we loved living in Tokyo, reacclimatizing to the United States has been difficult, and we … Continue reading

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Nakiryu – Our Second Bowl of Michelin-starred Ramen

A few days before we left, we went to get our second bowl of michelin-starred ramen at Nakiryu. They have a solid menu, but are arguably most well-known for their tantanmen, which is a style influenced by dan dan noodle soups from … Continue reading

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This is a nikudon place in Musashi-koyama, which is a place near where we lived. It is a bit pricey, but the meat was damn good.

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Nakano Broadway

Nakano is the most densely populated portion of Tokyo, which is easily accessible through Shinjuku. It has a building called, Nakano Broadway, which is something like 7 stories tall and filled with otaku (obsessively geeky/dorky) wares, while the basement has some restaurants and … Continue reading

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We’ve been before, but we wanted to try it again before we left. We managed to get at least one new thing that’s really controversial; whale sushi. If you’re against eating this, that’s fine and I truly understand feeling that … Continue reading

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Tenmaru – Our Last Tendon

For our last bit of tendon, tempura bowl, we went to neighborhood shop, Tenmaru. We’d been there a few times prior, and it was always fantastic. This time around, I took a break from my usual, the tenmarudon, and went for the vegetable … Continue reading

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Murasaki Kuroki (Motenashi Kuroki)

Sorry for the long break. We moved back to America and were dealing with… that. So. Anyway, here’s the first of our last few outings before we had to pack it up and ship off: Murasaki Kuroki is a small … Continue reading

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