2 Post/s by Tag: Japanese

Bento from Arigato Japanese Supermarket

19 Feb 2011

After developing a massive case of Food Envy after hearing about Eat Like a Girl‘s pork chop for breakfast, I took myself down to Arigato Japanese Supermarket – one of my favourite places to go for a filling takeaway bento lunch.

Normally a Chicken Katsu girl, I opted on this occasion for the Tonkatsu Bento (£4.80) in order to quell my porky cravings.  Their bento boxes come with rice and a small serving of pickles and potato salad. They are cold but they will heat them in the microwave for you if you prefer… which I do.

Tonkatsu Bento Box

Tonkatsu Bento Box

Despite this blast of heat from the microwave with the lid on, the katsu surprisingly retains a satisfactory amount of crispiness which I would assume can be attributed to the wonder of panko breadcrumbs.

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Koya

1 Feb 2011

My first visit to udon extraordinaires Koya last year was a fairly mediocre experience.  Mostly it was my fault.  Not feeling the urge to cook and the restaurant not being a long walk from my office I wandered in at the ridiculously early time of 5.30pm.

Buta Miso Hiya-Atsu (cold udon and hot pork and miso broth)

Buta Miso Hiya-Atsu (cold udon and hot pork and miso broth)

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