Washoku Wednesday: Udon Noodles

When I first arrived to Japan years ago, my friends took me to a chain restaurant where udon (wheat) noodles were made behind glass windows in the front of the store. I had only eaten dried udon before and I just couldn't get over how delicious these┬áthese noodles were in comparison. Fresh udon is super... Continue Reading →

Good Eats: Omen (Kyoto)

I have nothing against noodle joints. In fact, after a few days of heavy eating, a plate of cold soba noodles is often the only thing I crave if I'm still on the road. But I don't always go out of my way to check out a noodle restaurant. And then I heard about Omen.... Continue Reading →

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