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An older neighbor sometimes says to me, “How about lunch?” Today was the day, so off we went to Daikokuya, Kanazawa’s famous udon restaurant. My friend ordered the soft and fat udon noodles with boiled up delicacies; I ordered the seafood tempura with soba noodles. At heart this is an udon restaurant, so I can’t・・・
Chinese customers eating here would probably say, “It’s not exactly Chinese, but it’s really good!” For more information on Minrai Wakamiya, see the full report by the excellent restaurant critic, Asukarin. ● Minrai Wakamiya tel: 076-231-1775 2-37 Wakamiya, Kanazawa Open for lunch: 11:00 – 14:30 (last order 14:00) Open for dinner: 18:00 – 22:00 (last・・・
Crisp “nori” (dry seaweed) on top of cold soba noodles with freshly fried tempura on top of that. Delicious! In my opinion, Daikokuya is among the top three Kanazawa soba/udon restaurants. Kuroiso: 960 yen Daikokuya tel: 076-231-0384 Ishikawa-ken, Kanazawa-shi, Nagadohe 2-18-23 Open: 11:00 – 14:45 and 16:30 – 20:15 Closed: Sundays and holidays
After being sick in bed for a while, I was invited out for lunch by a senior friend. At the Daikokuya Udon shop, we ordered cold “geso” (squid) tempura with soba noodles and egg donburi with udon noodles. Then at the Matsumoto Soba shop, we had “kakitama soba” (egg stirred into hot soba noodles). For・・・
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・・・