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What to choose for a Japanese meal

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Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:18:48

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littlemissbossy Thu 03-Feb-05 18:23:46

Are you going to Tampopo? yummmmmmmm

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:24:24

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littlemissbossy Thu 03-Feb-05 18:27:23

you must mean Shogun Teppanyaki... haven't been there but it's supposed to be good. Don't worry about the food it's not all raw fish, I'm not overly adventureous, but I really enjoyed it

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:28:05

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littlemissbossy Thu 03-Feb-05 18:28:58

Well have a good time anyway

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:37:41

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HunkerMunker Thu 03-Feb-05 18:45:22

Agedashi dofu (deepfried beancurd with a tasty, savoury sauce), yakitori chicken (yakitori literally means grilled bird - it's pieces of chicken in teriyaki sauce on skewers).

Tonkatsu is breaded pork/chicken (very "English"!!) with a fruity sauce (bit like HP!).

Sukiyaki is gorgeous, but you might not get it at a teppanyaki - if it's like the one near us, you choose your fish/veg/chicken/noodles and they cook it for you on a big grill and bring you it beautifully presented with a selection of sauces. You can also have starters (like agedashi dofu and yakitori chicken too). And wasabi is a bit like horseradish - it's quite hot!

Have fun...mmm...Japanese...

(Sukiyaki is wafer-thin beef cooked with a selection of veg, noodles and beancurd in a stock-type sauce - they cook it at your table and it's LOVELY!)

vict17 Thu 03-Feb-05 18:47:35

Hi YorkieGirl - I haven't had Japanese either but did findtheirsite so you can ponder what to have in advance!!

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:48:07

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Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:49:30

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HunkerMunker Thu 03-Feb-05 18:50:50

YG, how you could think of going to a restaurant with a link called "menu's" on their website...

PuffTheMagicDragon Thu 03-Feb-05 18:52:41

Oh, everything on the menu, especially tempura, yakitori chicken and sashimi.

God I'm hungry!

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 18:57:52

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MamaMaiasaura Thu 03-Feb-05 18:58:44

had email for dp last night (on business in japan) and says.. he doesnt think he can eat another raw fish.

Yorkiegirl Thu 03-Feb-05 19:00:10

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Yorkiegirl Sun 06-Feb-05 09:24:14

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gingerbear Sun 06-Feb-05 18:25:18

Ooh YG, what did you have??
The teppanyaki is v flambouyant isn't it?

Did you drink warm saki with it?

I did in the teppanyaki place I was telling you about in Malaysia - too much! Had a sore head the next day!

Yorkiegirl Sun 06-Feb-05 18:33:12

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gingerbear Sun 06-Feb-05 18:42:09

slurp, slurp, slavver.....
Glad you had a good time!

HunkerMunker Sun 06-Feb-05 18:48:24

Sounds yummy! Glad it was good

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