This “How to” series is meant for people who just arrived in Japan and do not speak the language.
We first concentrate on the most important, food. Eating out can be very inexpensive while quality is usually decent. (more…)
So we’re going to this place “Udon Ichi” close by to University to have some noodles for dinner. Being shown to our seat still works well. And lucky, they have a menu with pictures. We choose different menus with udon noodles and some tempura. Now the waitress asks something pointing at a circle which is half blue, half red. Obviously, the menu comes in two variants. Maybe it means spicy (red) and mild (blue)? To make sure, we try both, I have mine blue, Domenico takes red. (more…)