Wednesday, October 9, 2013

#Food ♪Oden a.k.a Kanto-ni

#Food #Tokyo  Oden a.k.a Kanto-ni

Today , we have come to Ueno (上野)

Nakacho-dori Avenue (仲町通り)

Go Go Go!

Go Upstairs 

It is a old-fashioned atmosphere of Japan  like 1960s in the past!

Wow!  A woman master welcome us! 

Guess what she has given me?

It is a key lock has a Japanese word of "5" written.

She helps me to keep my shoes and will return me back if I show this key lock.

It is one of the customs in Japan that:

To take off the shoes before entering,

allow you to feel like you are home.

This custom applies to most of the Japanese-styled restaurants and Izagaya.  

Today's Menu was


She was very friendly, we just talked about random topics.

 This is her recommendation.

By the way, what is Oden? (おでん)

It is a Japanese winter dish consisting of several ingredients such as boiled eggs, Japanese 

radish, konnyaku, and processed fish cakes stewed in a light, soy-flavored sauce.

Ingredients vary according to each regions and household.

In Kansai and Nagoya regions,
it is called as Kanto-ni (関東煮) instead. 

Although it is still October,

Oden is available in many restaurants as well as convenience stores in Japan around September.

☆ For your reference 
Today we have come to Iroha yokocho(いろは横丁) 
in Ueno, Tokyo (東京上野)
Note: Please note that this restaurant is closed in 2016.

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