DeLong
I live in west Tokyo and spend my time thinking about food and going bouldering.
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Ramen Types Explained (Tonkotsu, Shoyu, Shio, Tsukemen, and More!)

There are so many kinds of ramen out there, and you've got questions: What's the difference between 'tonkotsu ramen' and 'shio tonkotsu ramen?' What is menma, anyway? What's the difference between ramen and chuka soba? All of these questions, and more, will be answered!

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Fishcyclopedia: Kinmedai 金目鯛 (Splendid Alfonsino)

All you need to know about this fancy, tasty, big-eyed, red fish. If you're in Tokyo and looking to eat some kinmedai, check out the restaurant recommendations at the end of the article!

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We Went to Try the New Starbucks Pudding A La Mode Frappuccino!

Starbucks Japan is currently running a retro promotion with menu items that pay homage to old-school Japanese coffee houses. One of the limited-edition items on the menu is a 'Pudding A La Mode Frappuccino.' We headed to Shinjuku to try it out!

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New Starbucks Promotion Imagines Retro Japanese Coffee Houses

For the beginning of the summer 2019 season, Starbucks Japan is launching a new promotion that aims to recreate a nostalgic Japanese coffee house feeling. 20 stores throughout the country will feature a retro sign, and special food and beverage items will be available at all locations!

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¥1,000 Dinner Roulette: Using an App to Randomly Order at Saizeriya

We used an app that randomly selects a combination of menu items that total ¥1,000 to order our dinner at Saizeriya, a popular, cheap "Italian" chain restaurant in Japan. The results were surprising!

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Fresh Madai Ramen With Increddible Umami in East Tokyo (Kinshicho)

Located 7 minutes from Kinshicho Station in East Tokyo, 'Madai Ramen Mengyo' is a delicious ramen shop that won 'Best Newcomer Ramen' from TRY(Tokyo Ramen of the Year) in 2016. The Madai (sea bream) broth has an unbelievable condensed umami flavor that needs to be experienced!

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Sanma: All About The Delicious Skinny Fish (+Recipe!)

Sanma is the Japanese name for the Pacific Saury, a fish that is usually caught in autumn on the northeast coast of Japan. They are packed with nutrition, rich in flavor, and wonderful to eat in a variety of preparations.

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Matcha Lovers: Head to Daimaru Tokyo!

Until the end of May, the Daimaru department store's Tokyo location is presenting a 'Green Sweets Fair' that features more than 30 matcha-infused sweets items at various vendors within the store. Matcha lovers can enjoy a wide range of beautiful delicacies, including some special seasonal items!

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Super-Thick Noodles and Super-Thick Soup! Awesome Ramen at Menya Endo

We went to check out 'Menya Endo,' a ramen shop with special, thick noodles in Monzennakacho, Tokyo. The recommended item here is definitely the tsukemen. The super rich soup goes perfectly with the chewy, thick noodles. Check out our review below!

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Tokyo's Cat Street: The Hippest Place in the City?

Cat street is a super-hip street between Shibuya and Harajuku. Despite the name, there's not too many cats here! One of Tokyo's hippest spots, Cat Street is very popular among the city's fashionable youth. Whether you're a fashion fan, or just want to take a walk, this street is worth checking out!

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