Category Archives: Food

Hatsumode 2019 – Shogun Burger in Shinjuku (public version)

Like the years before, we took the train to Eifukuchu to meet up with Utako and go for Hatsumode. I am always amazed to see how well Julius blends in on the train. Since I had already done a quick’n’easy 10K … Continue reading

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Fugu Dinner

Julius has shown interest in eating Fugu for a while now. The stories of the deadly toxic pufferfish must have been fascinating for him. And on the special occasion of celebrating Obachan’s birthday, we found a place in our area … Continue reading

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Ginza

After my morning run, which rather spontaneously turned into my second half marathon this year, we set off for our second visit to Sei-Ya for an early-ish ramen lunch. This time, counter seating, I was actually even more impressed with … Continue reading

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The Boys take Shibuya!

Inspired by this morning’s run, seeing that some shops are open despite it being January 1st, I motivated Julius to come with me and go explore. We took the train this time, and here is another wonderful, very ‘Tokyo’ moment: … Continue reading

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Protected: Yet another ramen place!

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The Boys take Akihabara

Got up early for a really cold 17K. When the sun is not really up yet, it is still freezing … But still a nice run, albeit a bit on the slow side. Home – Shower – and then it … Continue reading

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Bakatare, second chance!

After our first visit right after arrival and feeling that something was ‘off’, I wanted to give them a second chance, but unfortunately, I can no longer whole heartedly recommend this place! Don’t get me wrong, the broth is still … Continue reading

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Bakatare – Closed Doors?

First time we went to Bakatare during lunch time, on a weekday, and find the doors closed, the shutters down … As I found out later, they now are closed on Wednesdays. (My Japanese reading skills were not enough to … Continue reading

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Protected: Winter Trip Day 1 – Shirakawa – Hida Folk Village

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Protected: Lots of Running

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Protected: Winter Solstice

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Protected: Arrival Day, random stories

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More noodles

In my ongoing search for more noodle-y goodness, I was tempted at pretty much every corner, so many choices!  And here is what else I got over the course of the long weekend: Saturday night: Spicy Pork Pho @ PhoStreet. … Continue reading

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Nasi Padang with ‘strangers’

Even before my 2015 trip to Singapore, I had joined a local foodie FB group and over time received many helpful tips on where and what to eat. I never left that group, so when time came around again, I … Continue reading

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