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Tonki Tonkatsu: My love of Tonkatsu

Tonki Tonkatsu: My love of Tonkatsu

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So there is something you should know about me, my favorite food is Tonkatsu, which is typically known for large men to eat so most people are shocked when I finish one. I am also shocked cause I don't eat a lot in one sitting, I'm a grazer. 

But one thing I did while I was in Japan was go to this famous tonkatsu restaurant. I wish we could've sat at this bar area but we couldn't so we sat upstairs. 

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I did like the upstairs part but would've loved being downstairs so if I ever go again I want to try downstairs. We also went at a good time because after our food came it became so crowded there was a line going down the stairs. 

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The menu isn't very large and they have it in english. I wasn't sure what to pick and I still am not sure which one I picked so I'm sorry about that. But I can tell you it was really delicious. It was really soft and crunchy at the same time. The crunchiness was also light and flaky. 

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So I'm going to be honest, this wasn't the best tonkatsu I've ever had. I think I prefer the tonkatsu at this restaurant near the station closest to my house. This was sorta bland and the place near me is more crunchy which I prefer. 

This just proves to me that you can't always try the most famous ones but you should always try the local food! I don't want to put you off of this place though cause it was really good I just am picky about my tonkatsu. 

The miso soup they gave us was really good! A lot better then the tonkatsu. 

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What's also really nice about this place is they have little rooms you can reserve. So if you're going with a big group I think getting a room would be nice. I saw a group in one room with little kids running around and another with salarymen so it works great with big groups. 

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