Category Archives: Japanese

Samarai Bowl

Samara Bowl seems to be exceptionally popular with the younger student crowd. It was fairly packed out even at 8pm. You place and pay for your order at the counter and your food will be delivered to you as an … Continue reading

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Yamato – Take 2

One of my favourite Japanese Restaurants in Rotorua and is on my must visit list every time I am in Rotorua.   I tend to sit by the sushi bar where I can watch the sushi chef perform his trade, … Continue reading

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Hey Ramen

Finally Wellington has caught on to the Ramen train.  I have always wised there were more ramen stores in Wellington.  There are only two places in Wellington that serves passable (semi authentic) ramen.  Based on its name ‘Hey’, I believe … Continue reading

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Maisen @ Bangkok

Maisen is perhaps one of the more popular tonkatsu outlets in Japan.  You will definitely find them in the food court of most departmental stores in Japan selling their famous deep fried pork cutlet with tonkatsu sauce sandwiches.

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Arguably the best Agedashi Tofu in Wellington @ Tatsushi

Finishing work fairly late in the evening with lack of food at home, but Mr Wasabi and I decided to grab a cheap bite for dinner. Having visited a number a places and I being picky ended up saying ‘no’ … Continue reading

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Arashi Kushiyaki Bar

The last time we had visited this place was excess 10 years ago before we left for London.   I thought we should give this place another try to see how they rated with the other Japanese restaurants that we … Continue reading

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Jitsu

This is an accumulation of a number of visits to this fabulous Japanese restaurant. My first outing was last year for lunch.  half of the all blacks team were also dining here which made for great eye candy.    The … Continue reading

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Dragon Bowl

Not being able to have good quality ramen in Wellington I thought I would go have some ramen at a place that I have yet to visit.  Since I was already on Dominion Road, I decided to go to Dragon … Continue reading

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Kazu Yakitori & Sake Bar Revisited

It has been a while since we were last here and the last time we came to this place I said this was the most authentic Ramen place in Wellington, and I stand by that comment.

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Miyabi- for the sake of having Japanese

I must admit, it has been a very long time since i last visited Miyabi and I had been craving for some Katsu – deep fried breaded pork cutlet in a long long time.  Most of the Katsu that you … Continue reading

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