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I first heard about it at a neighborhood sushi shop. The master was very serious. “Kanazawa used to have no ramen tradition at all, but now it’s become a ramen battleground.” Soon thereafter, late in the evening, at another cafe in the neighborhood, as we were finishing up a game of backgammon, another shop master・・・
Menya Taiga is a popular Kanazawa ramen shop. It’s only a few minutes walk from Kanazawa station, but almost everyone gets lost trying to find it because it’s on a back street. If you don’t know your way around, try going to the Central Hotel first. The restaurant specializes in miso ramen, but it’s a・・・
This is why Kanazawa has such a healthy night life. Sometimes we get less hungry late at night, and sometimes we want another drink after eating carbohydrates. Kona’s okonomiyaki is “de rigueur” for Kanazawans late at night. The Spanish restaurant Arosu keeps its wine bar open after midnight, so you can order a drink without・・・
After a meal and drinks with friends in Shinjuku, I usually don’t stay for the traditional noodles at the end of the meal. I like to save room for the ultimate curry kishimen served at Futaba Kishimen in Golden Gai. I don’t think many people know there’s a full-service udon shop in Golden Gai. Futaba・・・