Tag Archives: Osaka

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 | 烈志笑魚油 麺香房 三く(Sanku)

Always found ramen queues much more manageable once outside of Tokyo, and here we are at one of the top Tabelog joints in the heart of Osaka, all it took was 20 minutes. Niboshi has always been of great attraction … Continue reading

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YAKINIKU | 万両 南森町店 (Manryou)

One of the most anticipated encounters no doubt as LG probably failed 3 times over the last 6 years to secure a seat here and finally have to resolve to a ‘dawn raid’ walk-in strategy in order to manage a … Continue reading

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ODEN | 万ん卯 (Man U)

Not particularly impressed by the sushi joint from the same group two years ago here in Osaka, coming back deliberately to try out this much recommended one-starred establishment, a bit of an odd ball being an Oden place. Still recalled … Continue reading

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TEMPURA | 与太呂 本店 (Yotaro Honten)

Said to be the old guard of Kansai-style tempura since the 20s and actually a two-starred establishment, expectation was understandably high walking in on this chilly and drizzling day. Trying my luck and read a few times of it not … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 弥七 (Yashichi)

This much talked about Osaka based ramen joint after King-emon is actually tucked in a quiet down to earth corner of the town. Arriving only third on the queue and still counting the luck, it was soon found out that … Continue reading

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YAKITORI | 闘鶏次郎店 (Shamo Jiro)

Still the favorite branch of my favorite Miyazaki chicken place, pending a trip to Miyazaki eventually. Always manage to miss the right turn when looking for this in Umeda and this time is no different. Tips for all future visitors: just … Continue reading

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