Tag Archives: Japanese food

Tsukemen at Yokohama Ramen Saito

Yokohama Ramen Saitou now serves tsukemen, a dipping ramen. Cold noodles dipping in hot soup. Delicious for hot days.

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(video) Amsterdam Ramen Festival 2019

A recap video of the first Ramen Festival in Amsterdam. Lazy Penguin gives his verdict about all the ramen and other Japanese food.

Veggie Shoyu Pumpkin Ramen at Tensai Ramen

I tried a new ramen at Tensai Ramen which I haven’t had before. The vegetarian ramen. The menu description: The result: A light soy soup base with pieces of pumpkin with thicker noodles than the tonkotsu noodles. The soup is not as rich as a meat broth, but still very tasty. On top there is […]
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Black Tonkotsu at Tensai Ramen Rotterdam

Today I want to talk about my favorite ramen of Tensai Ramen in Rotterdam: Black Tonkotsu Ramen. Just look at this piece of art. Soft, salty, sweet deep lingering flavor in the broth. Chewy noodle texture, which is Hakata style noodles as I see on the menu. A few crunchy menma (bamboo) and crunchy wood […]
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Kyoto restaurant tips

My friend is going to Japan soon and I promised her a list of good restaurants in Japan. We stayed a long time in Kyoto last year, so here are my Kyoto restaurant tips. I have added the Google Maps link of every place, so it’s easy to save it in your own Google Maps. […]
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(Video) 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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