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Japanese Curry in Tokyo

kersizm May 18, 2011 02:27 AM

Hi all...

I'm putting together my list for my next trip in December. I was planning on hitting Tokyo Curry Lab for Japanese Curry. Are there any other places that trump TCL or ones that you think are worth checking out?

Cheers,
KZM

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  1. Robb S RE: kersizm May 18, 2011 01:05 PM

    No. Just go there.

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      ruprecht25 RE: kersizm May 18, 2011 05:05 PM

      Here is a link to a fairly long curry thread that started in December 2009.

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/672397

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        Ninisix RE: ruprecht25 May 19, 2011 08:30 PM

        Japanese Curry base his importance on sauce, big plate of sauce usually with few meat. The Curry Lab, there is nothing exceptional, they have a choice of plate with a variety of sauce to combine.
        A Hotel Curry will be as better... and they might add wine as well to mild the spices. My favorite is in Okachimachi-Yushima (near ueno) is a counter style http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131... The shop is some kind of japanese-indian style : quality of sauce, spices, few meat, and rice...

      2. Robb S RE: jem589 May 20, 2011 12:19 AM

        Thanks!

        BTW, the Club of Tokyo Famous Diners in Yurakucho, where you can try curries from five famous shops at the same time and compare, now has a branch in Akihabara: http://bento.com/rev/3670.html

        It might be a good starting point for a curry novice.

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          kersizm RE: Robb S May 21, 2011 02:58 AM

          Thanks Robb.. This looks good.

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          Uncle Yabai RE: jem589 May 20, 2011 02:58 AM

          I though Manten wasn't anything to write home about. I like the curry at These in Nishi Azabu.

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