Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar

A Japanese Tavern (Izakaya), Andre Bishop’s Way

152 Lygon Street, East Brunswick VIC
TEL: 03 9388 1505

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 What’s Burdook Root?

Burdock is a kind of roots, and has a strong alkaline. Its season is in the early winter and early summer. In Japan, Korea and some other Asian councty, eating mainly roots, in Europe eating young leaves, roots are also used as a herbal Chinese medicine for skin diseases.

Sipping with the Sake Master = Sake, warm or cool, that is the question =

Sake, warm or cool, that is the question.

One of the most often asked questions’ concerning serving sake is whether it should be consumed warm or cool.
In short, premium quality sake is generally brewed with the intention of it being enjoyed chilled. However there are always exceptions to any rule and there are indeed high quality sakes that drink very well warm or in some cases where the brewer has intentionally crafted particular sake to be enjoyed warmed.

Maru Shih, the superb take away shop

“A place for the original Japanese flavor.”

Address: 49 Toorak Road, South Yarra, VIC 3141
Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-8pm, Fri & Sat 9am-Till Late, Sun Closed
Phone: 03 9077 9108

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 What’s Daikon Radish?

Radish is a cruciferous vegetable that is a Mediterranean origin.
In China, red meat “red fresh radish”, in Spanish pure black skin “black radish” etc., radish is produced all over the world as various shapes and colours. In Egypt around 2500 BC, radish was also recorded as were eaten during the construction of pyramids. Radish has a very long history.

KOKORO RAMEN – Opening Day Report

A full coverage of the brand new ramen shop!

Address: 157-159 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
TEL: (03) 9650 1215
HOURS: Mon-Sat 5pm-11pm (Lunch will also be available after the grand opening)