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Hanare Jan 26, 2014 01:02 AM

I realise that Buta no kakuni is typically a home cooked dish,but can anyone recommend an Izakaya in Tokyo which excels in this dish?

  1. Tripeler Jan 26, 2014 01:12 AM

    There are so many places that serve it and do a great job. You might ask at the places you normally go to. It's a dish that requires a lot of time, and not a lot of skill. I would start by going to an Okinawan izakaya.

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      Hanare Jan 26, 2014 02:06 AM

      Thanks Tripeler.On my last trip I did have it at Nihonbashi Yukari.It was quite good,but I am sure it can be better.Any particular Okinawan izakaya ?

    2. Robb S Jan 26, 2014 03:23 AM

      Tama in Marunouchi (03-3213-2277) does a nice Okinawan version of the dish. By the way, in Okinawan cuisine it's called rafti and it's usually made with awamori rather than sake.

      But as Tripeler says, it's a really common dish at izakaya - I'm sure it's served at thousands of places.

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        Hanare Jan 26, 2014 03:37 AM

        Thanks Robb.I will try Tama on my next trip

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          Glicoman Jan 26, 2014 09:05 PM

          On my next trip I'm planning to try the rafute at Sokka Bokka in Nakameguro, mostly because it was featured in an episode of Kodoku no gurume.

          http://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1317/A13170...

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