For lunch or dinner in Hakuba, Nagano, visit this private teppanyaki restaurant called Sarugaku. The teppanyaki room can only hold up to 6 people, hence their priority on those with reservations. If you are looking for a fun dinner then Sarugaku is the best choice. Enjoy the high quality Japanese-style fresh beef and fried rice risotto prepared by the expert chef at your table. Also read: It’s time to meet Nagano, Japan Preparing teppanyaki for guests Appetizer (sweet potato, tuna, prawn and peach) Main Dish: Pork Teppanyaki Contact Details: GO! NAGANO (Nagano Prefecture Official Tourism Guide) www.go-nagano.net Sarugaku Restaurant 3020-957 Hokujo, Hakuba Village, Nagano *This story first appeared in Philippine Primer magazine April […]
Located in the mountains of Nagano is a famous restaurant known for its handmade Soba noodles. On the way to Norikura Kogen, stop by at Gurinderu Restaurant to have lunch. Here, try the famous dishes of Nagano – soba noodles! Gurinderu is only open 4 hours a day and they only make limited amounts of their handmade noodles. Try their Kamo Nanban (¥1480), a buckwheat hot noodle served with duck meat. Another must-try is the Zaru Soba, a cold noodle served with homemade dipping sauce. Kamo Nanban at Gurinderu Restaurant Zaru Soba (buckwheat cold noodle served in bamboo tray with dipping sauce) Details: GO! NAGANO (Nagano Prefecture Official Tourism Guide) […]
Filipinos and Japanese have a shared love for food, especially grilled food and table cooking. It’s quick, easy, and very social: another thing that Filipinos and Japanese have in common. Whenever you’re in Cebu, make sure you visit Kushiyaki Chikuzenya, where you can enjoy great-tasting grilled food and table cooking.
The best dipping noodle house is now in town! Mitsuyado Sei-men’s secret lies in the refreshing acidity and careful stewing that creates depth in flavor of their broth and the sticky and consistent elasticity of their noodles. Hiroshima Spicy Tsukemen (P280) Nagoya Tan Tan Men (P340) From more than 10 kinds of tsukemen (dipping noodles), the bestseller is the Marutoku Tsukemen (P400, regular; P440, large), but another popular kind is the Cheese Sauce Tsukemen (P350, regular; P390, large). There is also the Karashi Tsukemen (P280, regular; P320, large) for those who love spicy dishes. Watch out for their Miso Tsukemen, which they have recently added to their menu this year! […]
Butamaru is a ramen joint in Westgate, Alabang that specializes in pork-based broth. Established in 2014, this ramen joint is inspired by the variations of the Hakata style ramen that originated from Fukuoka prefecture. In Japanese, ‘Buta’ translated to pork and ‘Maru’ means circle. The interior inside is simple and straight to the point. On the first floor, you’ll see a counter or bar area patterned from the restaurants in Japan. Meanwhile, the second floor has a bigger space and serves as the main dining of the restaurant. To get the perfect ramen, Butamaru’s Filipino owner flew to Fukuoka to research the ways of ramen. He also learned about the right procedure and marinating […]
Savor authentic Japanese cuisine for an affordable price only at Kawasaki Restaurant, located at the vibrant and busy city of Makati. SASHIMI MORIAWASER. A mixed sashimi platter (780++) . Price depends on the season. Japanese cuisine is famous for its quality ingredients, particular seasonality, pure and delicately favored dishes, and impeccable plating. Their genuine take on their signature dishes makes it a staple food in the Western countries. Bringing Japan closer to the expats in Makati, Kawasaki restaurant serves everything authentic. They describe their place as a nostalgic tavern, from its wallpaper with a handwritten drink liquor, down to its aroma once you enter the place. They offer huge menu and […]