I found out about Jugemu/Shimbashi while on the way home from work in Dee Why. I was just sitting on the bus while it was at a bus stop and I noticed the restaurant sign across the street saying "手打ちそば" i.e. hand made soba and I was intrigued. So I google searched the restaurant and read a few reviews and they all seemed positive which made me want to try the place out since both MF and I loved trying out soba from different areas while we were in Japan. We had fears about trying out soba in Sydney because we've had such good soba we didn't want to be disappointed.Read More
Very short post about the stuff we had while we were in Osaka and Himeji.Read More
Today we'll be reviewing Wayama which is a small Japanese restaurant found off Princess Highway in Sylvania. We found it while we were getting a dining coupon for MF's parents in another restaurant just a few doors down. I was interested in it because at the door there was a little intro blurb about the chef (who is Japanese) and his credentials essentially. I think there was also a part on his hobbies lol. The other reason I was interested was because they served kaiseki.Read More
It's time for another food review. This is about Kyoto and all the good food it has to offer.
On our first night, we decided we wanted to have all-you-can-eat hotpot. The first time we were in Kyoto back in Nov 2012, MF, LW and I went to an all-you-can-eat hotpot place and we all still remember how good it was. The meat they served back then was really good! Unfortunately, we did not have a name or remember the exact location of the restaurant so we thought if we just wandered about in the general area of where we thought it was, we'd be able to find it.Read More
When you're in Japan, one of the things you have to do is try out the food. Especially regional specialties. Practically every prefecture has their own special produce and even within towns and cities there might be variances. Let's start with a food review of what we had in Hiroshima/Miyajima. Be prepared for lots of food pics and preferably don't continue scrolling on an empty stomach lol!Read More