Marbled Pork at Tonkatsu Butagumi


I can honestly say that I have never had good pork until I came to Japan.  Although Japan is famous for its beef, the pork is also high quality, marbled, juicy, full of flavor, and oh so tender.  There are many ways to eat pork in Japan, but one of the popular dishes is tonkatsu – a lightly breaded, fried pork cutlet.  I’ve been wanting to try Butagumi in Nishi Azabu for a long time.  It’s rated as one of the best places in Tokyo for tonkatsu, and I have to agree that it’s my favorite so far!


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Ramen: It Just Got Better.

As much as I love and eat ramen, I rarely write about it here.  And never two posts in a row.  But I had an experience yesterday that I just.. have.. to.. share.  It was THAT good.

Nishiazabu Gogyo Ramen in Tokyo by oh my omiyage

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