Thursday, June 21, 2012

弥彦 (Yahiko in Hatagaya)

新潟濃厚味噌 弥彦

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One of my favorite shops in nearby Hatagaya is Dokkan. Another favorite is Gamushara. There is a third in the area, though, that I had been meaning to try for ages. It's located quite near the others. In fact, Dokkan, Gamushara, and Yahiko are all the same place!

The schedule of which shop is open when has evolved throughout the years. At the time of slurping, Yahiko is (was?) a weekend only thing.

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Wow, this makes the ranking tough. Gamushara is at the bottom, it's a bit normal, with Dokkan and Yahiko battling for the top. Just look at those noodles, coated in cheese.

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And that soup! A red miso from Nigata, mixed with curry spices and a touch of cream. It was decadent to say the least.

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東京都渋谷区幡ヶ谷2-1-5
Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Hatagaya 2-1-5
Closest station: Hatagaya

Open weekends 11:30-15:00, 18:00-23:00

The hours have been known to change. Be assured that they will probably be open, and if Yahiko isn't being served that day, something else delicious will.

1 comment:

Susie Eichel said...

That soup is something I must try. Great pictures, thanks for sharing.