Falafel Garden

Name: Falafel Garden ファラフェルガーデン Cuisine: Falafel, pita, Israeli Vegan items Cost: ¥ (~¥1,000) Bargain: Good Payment: Cash, Credit Card Size: Big Area: Sakyō-ku, Kyoto City, Japan Station: Demachiyanagi Station The restaurant is just down the street from Demachiyanagi Station. The place smelled of coriander? seeds. Nice smell. The place has a nice and cozy decor. It has large glass windows… Continue reading Falafel Garden

Menbaka Ichidai Ramen

Name: Ramen Cuisine: Ramen Soup base Niboshi 煮干し Heaviness Thin/light あっさり Noodles Thick, flat, crinkly Cost: ¥ (~¥1,000) Bargain: Good Payment: Cash Size: Tiny; 7 counter seats Wait: People usually finish eating ramen within 15 minutes Area: Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Japan Station: ABC Station Loren Epsum Overall:  TL;DR: blah blah blah Recommend: (Highly) Recommend Website: N/A Address: 123 Fake Street

Sauce Boss

Name: Ramen Cuisine: Ramen Soup base Niboshi 煮干し Heaviness Thin/light あっさり Noodles Thick, flat, crinkly Cost: ¥ (~¥1,000) Bargain: Good Payment: Cash Size: Tiny; 7 counter seats Wait: People usually finish eating ramen within 15 minutes Area: Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Japan Station: ABC Station Loren Epsum Overall:  TL;DR: blah blah blah Recommend: (Highly) Recommend Website: N/A Address: 123 Fake Street

RAPAS WADACHI

Name: Fuku Ryu RAPAS Benke WADACHI ふく流ラパス 分家 ワダチ Cuisine: Mazesoba Noodles Thick, flat, crinkly Cost: ¥ (~¥700) Bargain: Good Payment: Cash Size: Small; 14 counter seats Wait: People usually finish eating ramen within 15 minutes Area: Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Japan Station: Sakaisuji-Hommachi, Exit 8 Their main menu is very limited. Only three, four items on menu. I don’t know if I can… Continue reading RAPAS WADACHI

Ten’gyan

Name: Ten’gyan 天狗庵 Cuisine: Ramen, mazesoba Soup base Niboshi Heaviness Light あっさり Noodles Thick, flat Cost: ¥ (~¥1,000) Bargain: Good Size: Small; 11 seats Area: Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka City Station: Kamishinjo Station Passing by, I saw that Ten’gyan has ‘Taiwan mazesoba’, a style of mazesoba which is basically mazesoba topped with nira chives and spicy ground pork, so I decided to try it… Continue reading Ten’gyan

Pane-Pane

Name: Pane-Pane パーネ・パーネ Cuisine: Bakery – melon bread Cost: ¥ (¥140) Bargain: Cheap Payment: Cash Size: N/A Wait: People usually finish eating ramen within 15 minutes Area: Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Japan Station: Nippombashi Station, Exit 5 Here’s a quick review. A coworker told me that this tiny shop sells great melon bread. I was in the area so I decided to check… Continue reading Pane-Pane

Awaji-Shima Burger

Name: Awaji-Shima Burger 淡路島バーガー Cuisine: Hamburger Cost: ¥ (¥600+) Bargain: Very Good Payment: Cash Size: Tiny; 6 counter seats Wait: 15+ minutes Area: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan Station: JR Nishinomiya This is one of foodie friend’s favorite burger place in Japan. To him, it’s the best burger in Kansai or, maybe even, in Japan. I was finally able to try it with… Continue reading Awaji-Shima Burger