Tuesday, January 15, 2013

しじみ食堂 (Shijimi Shokudo in Meguro)

しじみ食堂

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Remember the stamp rally I was on a mission to complete?

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Boom! Of these eight shops, three were good. Of those three, one is Shijimi Shokudo.

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Awesome.

A light shio, tinted with baby clams. The strainer full of clams was a definite first. Smart!

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Sure, the shop is open for lunch, but they are also open well into the late hours of the night. Shijimi, those clams you just ate, are known as a hangover-prevention food. Smart!

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Also on the menu was a maboroshi egg. The English speaking staff, a couple dictionaries, and I couldn't find a good translation for this word. Something along the lines of a dreamy illusion, so good it defies expectations. Totally true. This was one tasty egg! Shipped in from a local ranch in Okayama prefecture, topped with choice soy sauce and shaved bonito flakes.

Save room.

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東京都目黒区目黒1-17-23
Tokyo, Meguro-ku, Meguro 1-17-23
Closest station: Meguro

Open 11:00-23:00

2 comments:

Steve said...

What was the prize you received for eating at all eight ramen shacks?

Brian said...

I never got a response. Not sure if I lost or they are just taking their time.