Oyster Ramen at Tsukiji Yajima 築地やじ満

Tsukiji Market breakfast options abound and oyster ramen (1,200 JPY) is one can only be had this time of year. Creamy oysters are a unique topping for ramen and are served with nira (garlic chives), onions, bamboo shoots, and fresh wood-ear mushrooms. The noodles are straight and thin, a nice contrast to the large oysters. It’s a…

2015 Tokyo Michelin Guide

The 2015 Tokyo Michelin Guide is out and is available online for free: http://gm.gnavi.co.jp/home/ This is a nice reminder to what a wonderful food city Tokyo is. Michelin Tokyo by the numbers: 551 restaurants 12 3-star restaurants (one was promoted) 53 2-star restaurants 161 1-star restaurants 325 restaurants providing good value, quality food for less…