Monday, November 28, 2016

道 (Michi in Ikebukuro)

つけめん 油そば 道

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Oops! I went to the wrong shop.

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You see, there is a shop called Michi. It's a shop that sits high on my list of bowls to crush. In fact, Michi is #1 on that looming list of the 50 best shops in Japan that I have been trying to complete.

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So I went here, to a shop called Michi. But that word, Michi, simply means road, and there are countless shops with this name. I had, in typical me fashion, not done my research.

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No wonder there was no line.

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Not a bad shop, but nothing special. Just a normal tsukemen shop. This one was a bit in the Marucho style, a style which I love. But since it is only a few stations from the Meijiro Marucho, I'd say skip it and head there instead.

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Map of 3 Chome-3-2 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tōkyō-to 170-0014

東京都豊島区池袋3-3-2
Tokyo, Toshima-ku, Ikebukuro 3-3-2
Closest station: Kanamecho

Open 11:00-2:00am