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Sunday Evening in Katamachi

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Many Katamachi restaurants are closed on Sundays. I recommend the Spanish restaurant, Arosu, and the okonomiyaki restaurant, Kona. Arosu’s owner-chef studied in the kitchens of Spain, and his restaurant’s character is not your usual Japanese restaurant. It’s a popular place that will entertain you not only with food but also with talk and performances. If・・・

Musubi — a Rice Ball Specialty Shop at Kanazawa Station

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There’s a part of Kanazawa station called “Anri,” where many local restaurants and food shops have retail space. In one corner there are boxed lunches made by the best-known local restaurants. It’s right near the JR Green Window. Whenever I get on the Shinkansen, I secretly look forward to buying a boxed lunch there, but・・・

Kanazawa: Ramen Battleground?

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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・・・

Kanazawa’s Late Night Cafes for a Healthy Night Life

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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・・・

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