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As you may know, sardines can go bad pretty quickly, so most restaurants hesitate to put sardine sashimi on the menu. But the chef at Iwashigumi is an expert on freshness, and the first thing I order when I walk in the door is the sardine “tataki” (minced sardines), which comes wrapped in crispy, grilled・・・
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I got a last-minute invitation to a year-end party and hurried over to Iwashigumi. It was packed. I was looking forward to joining my friends inside, but I felt a little sorry to jump past all the others waiting outside. The minced sardines are super delicious. Sardines – just a common, everyday fish – but・・・
Lunch at Ishiguro is wonderful. Unfortunately, passers-by are not all that likely to stop in because there aren’t any big signs or flags outside. Again today, just as yesterday and the day before, only regular customers come in. The lunch menu changes every day, so you never know what to expect. Actually, that’s kind of・・・
“A friend arrives from afar. There is no greater pleasure” 🦀🦀🦀 For customers coming from outside the prefecture, the only thing on the menu is the winter snow crab. Since the master of Sekitoba is also in charge of shopping at the fish market, the seafood is always fresh and inexpensive. This time of year,・・・
A businessman acquaintance of mine who recently moved here from Tokyo really likes the soba restaurant, “Matsumoto.” I think it’s because the taste is close to the soba restaurant he was used to in his Tokyo neighborhood. The donburi and soba set my friend ordered comes with two small bowls of tasty extras that make・・・
There are many strange things in this world. The master of Sekitoba used to be a motorcycle rider from downtown Yokohama, and occasionally he would hang out in my Tokyo neighborhood. And I would occasionally make an appearance in downtown Yokohama. Of course, the two of us have a lot of experiences and memories in・・・