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Tokyo Mentsudan Udon 東京麺通団

Singaporeans seem to have a much deeper obsession with Japanese ramen than udon. This is partly because we generally prefer thinner noodles, and there are not many udon specialty shops around to begin with. When in Tokyo, it is good opportunity to try what authentic Udon REALLY tastes like. I heard a lot about this Udon eatery in Shinjuku Tokyo, and found a reason to satisfy that craving in the cool weather. Located in Western Shinjuku, Tokyo Mentsudan Udon 東京麺通団 is a self-service restaurant that focuses on noodles from Kagawa Prefecture also known as Sanuki Udon. A gourmet......

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10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 -  Affordable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (

10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 – Affordable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (<$5)

Shinjuku 新宿 must be one of my favourite wards in Tokyo. While it is a business district, it is also home to considerable dining, entertainment and shopping options. Shinjuku Station also happens to be the world’s busiest railway station, handling more than 2 million passengers. I liked the...

April 23, 2017
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Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 - Historical Tempura Restaurant In The Heart Of Shinjuku Tokyo

Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 – Historical Tempura Restaurant In The Heart Of Shinjuku Tokyo

Within the busy urban jungle of Shinjuku 新宿, you find quite a couple of food treasures with historical value. Tempura restaurant Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 which was founded by Kyuzo Shimura in 1923, has remain highly popular among most locals and tourists. (Click PLAY for video highlights of Tsunahachi.) At...

April 15, 2017
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