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TEMPURA | てんぷら 深町 (Fukamachi)

Pilgrimage to Fukamachi-san’s (深町正男) joint on a Friday evening yet an ultra early seating at 5 pm. As the ultimate old guard of the ‘Yamanoue stream’, which LG is a big fan, not to mention all the hype with its … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 四川飯店 (Shisen Hanten)

First overseas venture for this ‘mecca’ of ‘Sino-Japanese’ cuisine with a Sichuan focus. Started by the legendary Chen Ken-min (陳 建民) (father of ‘iron chef’ Chen Kenichi (陳 建一)) back in 1958, their third generation Chen Kentaro (陳 建太郎) somehow … Continue reading

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KAPPO | 野口太郎 (Noguchi Taro)

One of the most hyped Kappos in Osaka these days, LG got lucky and managed to squeeze in for some late night bites at this starred ten-seater one evening and then it was showtime for Noguchi-san. Attending high school in … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 鳴龍 (Nakiryu)

Newly crowned one-starer, Saito-san (齋藤一将) is actually no stranger to Hong Kongers as he was the same guy behind the actual first ever starred ramen place in the world, the now defuncted MIST in town thanks to bankruptcy back home. … Continue reading

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RAMEN | Japanese Soba Noodles 蔦 (Tsuta)

So here I am at the most hyped ramen place in Tokyo at the moment, topping every chart and being featured in every ramen related show these days. As what ‘koizumi-chan’ suggested, it was close to a 2-hour affair all … Continue reading

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TEMPURA | よこ田 (Yokota)

Got a rare one on one with Chef Yokota at the one-starred establishment of his name sake, thanks to Japanese friend AM who grew up in the Azabu neighbourhood and an old friend of the Yokota family. I will term … Continue reading

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