Ramen Kasumi

Name: Ramen Kasumi らーめん香澄 Cuisine: Ramen Soup base Niboshi 煮干し Heaviness Thin/light あっさり Noodles Thick, flat, crinkly Cost: ¥ (~¥,1000) 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: Awaza Station; Hommachi Station I actually stumbled onto this place because the curry place I wanted to try was closed. And I’m… Continue reading Ramen Kasumi

El Zocalo Burrito

Name: El Zocalo Burrito エルソカロブリトー Cuisine: Mexican (burritos) Cost: ¥ (lunch ~¥1,000) Bargain: Good Payment: Cash Size: Small; seats ~15? people Wait: ~30 minutes for order during lunch rush Area: Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Japan Station: Yotsubashi Station, Exit 4 Today, my coworkers took me to El Zocalo Burrito near Shinsaibashi. The best burrito place in Osaka, they claimed. They told me that the couple that owns… Continue reading El Zocalo Burrito

You Shouldn’t Apply To JET If You…

(Here’s a repost from my other blog from when I was still in JET. ) I’ve been meaning to write more things about the JET Programme, but I’ve been preoccupied and busy with various things. And when I’m free, I just want to rest. I wanted to write something before applications were due. But they should… Continue reading You Shouldn’t Apply To JET If You…