Sado Gourmet Information vol.4: Yozaemon in Aikawa

by Fujiko - Japan Licensed Guide
(21) Reviews

 What would you like to have for lunch today??

 I ordered soba 4-course lunch this time which includes sobainari, soba croquette, soba(cold or hot) noodle and sobashiruko for dessert.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

This is the approach to the restaurant.  It is located on the upper end of Kyomachi street, which connected Sado gold and silver mine to the Magistrate's office during the Edo period.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

 Inside the restaurant...   The display changes according to seasonal events and festivals.

 In early February, you can enjoy "setsubun" decoration.

 The vest, bags and a curtain was woven by ...Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

Two chefs in Yozaemon. 

Collaboration between a father - soba chef and a son - pasta chef!  Also, the rivalry between them creats delicious dishes!

This is pasta set menu with salad, pasta and dessert.  Perfect!  

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

Beautifully arranged dessert plate. It was soo good! 

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

On "tokonoma" alcove, Samurai helmet called "Kabuto" and carps are displayed for the "Children's Day" to pray for the healthy growth of them.

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

 This is sobashiruko, dumplings made of buckwheat flour in sweet bean soup. It was also goood!

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

Pasta chef and his mom, the weaver!! 

 Yozaemon is a family owned restaurant and each member do their part harmoniously.  

 As a self-styled judge, soba or pasta, both wins!  

Sado Gourmet Information  vol.4:  Yozaemon in Aikawa

 Yozaemon opens on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays.

Who would like to be a next judge?  Anybody?

 

 

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12 May 2016

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