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Yakiniku

Friday night dinner at a yakiniku restaurant. (more…)

Unagi restaurant

A week or so ago, I went with friends to a old Edo era restaurant, in a kura style building. (more…)

100 yen fortune

I’m at a Korean restaurant for some bbq extravaganza. On the table is a small machine that dispenses fortunes for 100 yen. It lights up and spins around, and releases a small rolled up piece of paper that looks like it’s just been detached from a carrier pigeon. And my fortune? (more…)

Offal

Chunky bits of chewy offal on the charcoal brazier.  This is called “horumon” cuisine, and the centrepiece for tonight’s dinner with friends in Tokyo.

Dinner with Clunesy

We’re eating some sashimi that translates into English as “grunt”. Think I prefer the Japanese name. (more…)

Dinner by blowtorch

It’s not raw any more! (more…)