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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・・・

Limited Offer — “Sardine Tartar” @ Iwashigumi

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Up from my sick bed and finishing my rehabilitation regimen, I took a bus downtown. Iwashigumi is always packed on weekends, but I waited and got in when another party left. Sardine tartar is still on the menu, but it won’t be for long. Crispy fried sardines and sardine sushi are my favorites. I order・・・

One-of-a-Kind Chef @ Ishiguro

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A Bulgarian friend just sent pictures of the lunch scene at Ishiguro. In the evening, regular customers dig in to the regular menu while chatting quietly and downing a few drinks. But at lunch, the chef offers up a variety of whimsical and unpredictable menu items that make Ishiguro hard to categorize. Maybe that’s why・・・

French Tour Group Enjoys Premium Dining at Kotobukiya

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Everyone was totally satisfied with the premium “kaiseki” dining experience (25,000 yen per person) at one of Kanazawa’s finest traditional Japanese “ryotei” restaurants, Kotobukiya. Unfortunately, I didn’t attend. It was a gourmet tour group from France, and I helped set things up. Recently, overseas guests have been coming to Kanazawa for the restaurants and the・・・

Itaru — Hokuriku Treasure and World-class Izakaya

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Izakaya Itaru — arguably the most popular Izakaya in Kanazawa. The place was full of customers who had wisely made reservations in advance, but my timing was good, and I was given a seat. A few brave hopefuls were standing in line waiting for a seat. I could understand waiting in front of a ramen・・・

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