Thursday, November 12, 2009

大つけ博: 頑者 (Ganja at the Big Tsukemen Fair)

大つけ博: 頑者

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A friend in town meant another adventure to the Big Tsukemen Fair in Hibiya. That's no problem, because I wanted to hit up one more spot.

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The kanji characters here mean obstinate person. But the real meaning is in the pronunciation. Gan and Ja. Ganja. Meet the staff of Ganja.

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Cool guys from my old town of Kawagoe, about an hour away in Saitama. On occasion I make a trip back up there. Next time I'll try and visit the head shop. If the ramen is good, that is.

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Straight forward tsukemen. A thick, porky, fishy soup that coats the thick noodles well. The noodles were so-so. But the addition of aburi, a lightly grilled piece of fatty pork, made this dish.

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Oh, and they just ran out of the ganja topping.

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