Tenjin Boumarushin (天神房丸新)

Tenjin Boumarushin is a handmade soba restaurant located on the second floor of a cement building in Tenmonkan. If you’re a soba lover, like me, you’ll notice that soba places are becoming increasingly harder to find in the midst of the ramen boom. This shop is much more expensive than the chain restaurant Sobachaya Fukiagean and has far…

Ajimori (あぢもり)

I have been trying to go Ajimori (technically, it’s supposed to be “Adimori” in English, but that doesn’t make sense to me) for a while now and finally got in without a reservation last night. This restaurant is open from 11:30am-2:30pm for lunch and from 5:30pm-9:30pm for dinner which means that you can only actually…

Manshouen (満正苑 )

I recently discovered that Manshouen in Yojiro is the original restaurant of a chain of Chinese restaurants located around Kagoshima city. You might have seen the sign or even dined at the Kagoshima Chuo station location, but I can only speak for the restaurant located around the corner from Nishimuta and Yonemori Hospital in Yojiro. If you don’t have…

Tomato Ramen (麺屋とまと 天文館店)

I was skeptical of this place at first as I typically try to find balanced meal options rather than ramen  that I avoid due to the excessive salt content. Nonetheless, ramen is a guilty pleasure that I allow myself to indulge in every now and then. The best way to describe the food here is…