Thursday, July 21, 2016

新福菜館 (Shinpukusaikan in Azabujuban)

新福菜館 麻布十番店

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One of my favorite bowls in Kyoto is at Shinpukusaikan, just a few minutes from the main JR Kyoto Station.

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Now that same dark shoyu flavor can be found in Tokyo.

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I have to say that I miss that atmosphere of the original shop in Kyoto, with its long line and frantic vibe. This shop, in fashionable Azabujuban, feels very new.

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The pitch-black ramen, though, is on point. One of the deepest bowls in Japan, thanks to thier secret soy sauce tare. That tare also makes it into the fried rice. I remember wishing I had eaten the famous fried rice at the original shop, and wasn't going to make the same mistake twice. Some amazing stuff.

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This was, like so many of my posts lately, for a shooting with #TokyoExtra.



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Official Site Here.

Map of 1 Chome-2-5 Azabujūban, Minato-ku, Tōkyō-to 106-0045

東京都港区麻布十番1-2-5
Tokyo, Minato-ku, Azabujuban 1-2-5
Closest station: Azabujuban

Open 11:00-23:00
Sundays 11:00-17:00