Posts tagged "北千住"
Matador in Kitasenju

Matador in Kitasenju

At the end of a few hours’ walk dodging a cool rain in Kitasenju, there was only one conceivable lunch stop. After a couple of years gawking at Brian MacDuckston’s photos of the award winning beef stock ramen at Matador (牛骨らぁ麺マタドール), I wasn’t leaving the neighborhood without a bowl. Deshi hard at work under the...
Kitasenju

Kitasenju

Kitasenju (北千住) is an interesting cluster of shōtengai, narrow high-texture streets and, more recently, university campuses orbiting the hub train station of the same name in Adachi Ward. There is much to see and my original walk plan had been to spend at least half a day exploring. When rain moved in, rather than scrap...