Friday, May 20, 2011
I spent the longest time looking at this ramen place called Satou on Yasukuni Dori in the heart of the Jimbocho sporting goods area - "Have I gone here yet? It looks familiar. And I don't think it was that good."
Ahhh, the dilemmas that haunt my lunch. It turns out that the ramen place looks nothing like the mediocre one I was thinking of except for the size and shape of the counter.
But in the course of dithering, I noticed there was a Thai place right next to it. Problem solved. The first Thai place I loved in Tokyo was the Tinun in Jimbocho (I can't believe I've never blogged Tinun. It's wacky considering that I've been to branches in Ginza, Kinshicho, Jimbocho, Yotsuya and maybe Omotesando. I still recommend it despite the profusion of copycats - all of which are perfectly acceptable.) so I'm partial to Thai around here.