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A Highly Satisfying Soba Lunch @ Oyabu

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A few neighborhood friends and I decided to go out for lunch. We didn’t even have to say the name of the restaurant. We just gravitated toward Oyabu. The others were older than me, but they ordered pork or tenpura “donburi” (rice bowl), and I was the only one asking for a traditional bowl of・・・

Udon Restaurant “Otafuku” in Awagasaki

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Chain store restaurants, for example, “Otafuku” and “Kadocho” for udon; “Chu” and “Minrai” for Chinese; and “Janome” for sushi, have long been familiar to Kanazawans. The interesting thing though, is that, despite the chain restaurant signboards out front, the menu items and seasonings inside these various Kanazawa restaurants can be completely different from others of・・・

A Gentle Giant Runs the Kona Okonomiyaki Shop @ Korinbo

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At first glance he seems like the villain in a pro wrestling match, but you’ll never meet a kinder and gentler man. Years ago he regularly won the local kids’ sumo tournament. He would’ve been great if he’d continued with sumo, but no…. Late last night I was topping off my dinner with “yakisoba” (fried・・・

Real Japan Found @ an Old-timey Restaurant

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This old, family-run restaurant opens at 6 o’clock in the morning. It looks like nothing’s changed in 30 years. An older couple works in the kitchen. Grandfather delivers to customers on his motorcycle. Daughter single-handedly waits tables and manages the restaurant. Daughter, yes, but she seems old enough to have children of her own…. If・・・

McDonald’s in Japan

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I don’t know if McDonald’s prices in Japan are low compared to other McDonald’s in the world, but prices here must be among the lowest! A cheeseburger costs 130 yen, and a large coffee costs 150 yen. Tax included. The coffee quality and taste are much better than before. Have you tried McDonald’s in Japan・・・

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