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Amsterdam Asian food trip: New King & Kaiko

Amsterdam is filled with good restaurants. Lazy Penguin and I went to Chinatown to try out some Asian food. In this foodventure we visit New King (Chinese food) and Kaiko (Japanese food). I might write some more about New King and Kaiko in the future. For now, enjoy the video. 🙂 Visit them! New King […]
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Japanese Don Dining KOUNOSUKE in Utrecht

You want to eat Japanese food, but not sushi or ramen? Go to Japanese Don Dining KOUNOSUKE in Utrecht and try their don dishes. Don is a rice bowl topped with meat, fish or vegetable. Toshimi Saitou recommended this gem in Utrecht and invited us to eat there. Appetizers and sake Besides don, KOUNOSUKE also serves […]
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Types of restaurants in Japan

I find it fascinating that restaurants have different service models. Service as in: (1) how to take a seat (2) how to order (3) how to get your food (4) how to pay In Japan I have experienced a lot of different types of restaurants. In this post I will give you an overview. Enjoy! […]
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Japan day 4: train life Kyoto

Toilet in the train Even the toilets in the train are high tech. There are two sensors, one for putting the seat up and one for flushing. The seat is heated, so your butt is comfortable while you are doing your business. There is even a security button for if you need assistance. Just wow.. […]
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Glasgow day 3 (part 2): Nippon Kitchen

We went to Nippon Kitchen for Japanese food. They had quite a variety of choices: bento boxes, sushi sets, ramen, soba noodles, teppenyaki stuff and more. They also offer a wide range of cocktails and alcoholic beverages. Our meal was eventually about 26 pound per person. 12-16 pound for a dish, 8 pound for a […]
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Japanese food videos

Since I will be visiting Japan in November I am binge watching videos about Japanese food. I follow a few YouTubers who either live in Japan, or are foodvloggers and have traveled to Japan to eat. Below I share some of their mouthwatering videos. Enjoy! Simon and Martine (Eat Your Kimchi) live in Japan and […]
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Yaki-The-Emon ~ just wow Japanese food in Düsseldorf

A food story Lazy Penguin and I are still quite full from the Takumi lunch, so for dinner we find a place where we can order small dishes: Yaki-The-Emon. A Japanese Teppan- Grill & Sake Bar. Let’s go! The interior is really cool! There are Japanese menu items on the wall, which I can’t read, […]
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Takumi Düsseldorf & Rotterdam ~ Japanese ramen in Germany

Finally. The time has come. That famous Takumi store from Düsseldorf, which has also made its appearance in Rotterdam. Finally, I could eat the ramen I have craved for. Is it better than Rotterdam’s? During the Düsseldorf food trip with Lazy Pinguin we recorded a food review video about the ramen at Takumi’s. I proudly […]
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Last eating day in Düsseldorf

Yaki-The-Emon For lunch we went back to Yaki-The-Emon for some sashimi and okonomiyaki. This place is really good, I like it better than Takumi. The atmosphere and food feel more authentic. Takumi is more branch food, it’s still good, but not so special anymore. I might be bias, because I also tasted the Takumi in […]
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Japanese food in Düsseldorf

I took a week off from work and went to Düsseldorf with Lazy Penguin to eat good food. Food trip! Today we ate a lot of Japanese food. Takumi We had to try the original Takumi. Review: they have better ramen broths than in Rotterdam. They had a pork bone soup, so tasty! And my […]
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