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    Tsukiji Takewaka

    ...Our first meal in the Siam Icon (4th floor in the Rose dining area: you'll note SD couldn't do a thing with his hair)...we were expecting astronomical prices, but found menu items to be on a par with other Japanese restaurants that we frequent. Everything came all at once so here it is:

    The salmon and tuna sushi to start were well prepared and fresh-tasting; the larger prawn tempura and vegetable tempura featured a perfectly crispy batter with no oil drip presented. The last dish was the star: a salmon avocado roll drizzled in a light pesto sauce (a first for me). It was a fabulous flavor combo. We enjoyed a satisfying lunch and plan to return, if only for the salmon roll. B2100 with a large draft Asahi and green tea.
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    No checks? bit wild west

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    Lovely food and pix as usual

    Oddly named since Tsukiji closed recently as I posted on another thread, used to be my go to destination in Tokyo for Blowfish

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    That looked to be an excellent lunch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    ...Our first meal in the Siam Icon (4th floor in the Rose dining area: you'll note SD couldn't do a thing with his hair)...we were expecting astronomical prices, but found menu items to be on a par with other Japanese restaurants that we frequent. Everything came all at once so here it is:

    The salmon and tuna sushi to start were well prepared and fresh-tasting; the larger prawn tempura and vegetable tempura featured a perfectly crispy batter with no oil drip presented. The last dish was the star: a salmon avocado roll drizzled in a light pesto sauce (a first for me). It was a fabulous flavor combo. We enjoyed a satisfying lunch and plan to return, if only for the salmon roll. B2100 with a large draft Asahi and green tea.
    Is that a deep fried and battered stinging nettle leaf on the left?

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    Looks delish.

    Cheers Tom

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    battered stinging nettle leaf
    Thatched smegma tempura an old Edo gourmet favorite or ズッキーニ
    Zukkīn

    A most versatile cucumber shaped legume with many uses

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    Quote Originally Posted by david44 View Post
    That guy seem to be in a hurry, desperately running for the shitter?

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    Looks great Tom! Thanks!

    Sushi and pesto do seem like a great combo, compliements for them ....

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    I have been working in a customer office on and off for the past few weeks and these pixie style trousers and suits are still in fashion.

    They are the ones where the trousers legs narrow down towards the ankle and are usually worn with pointed toe ankle boots making the wearer look like one santas elves.

    I keep hoping that this utterly laughable style is going to have gone out of fashion by the time I venture back into officeland for a new project so my eyes do not have to be offended further.

    People are going to be creased up looking at photos of themselves from the 2010s in future decades.

    But it looks like this awful trouser style is actually making its way into shorts too by the looks of that fella


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    Quote Originally Posted by Neverna View Post
    Is that a deep fried and battered stinging nettle leaf on the left?
    ...it's a local leaf certainly: it was delicious....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Looper View Post


    I have been working in a customer office on and off for the past few weeks and these pixie style trousers and suits are still in fashion.

    They are the ones where the trousers legs narrow down towards the ankle and are usually worn with pointed toe ankle boots making the wearer look like one santas elves.

    I keep hoping that this utterly laughable style is going to have gone out of fashion by the time I venture back into officeland for a new project so my eyes do not have to be offended further.

    People are going to be creased up looking at photos of themselves from the 2010s in future decades.

    But it looks like this awful trouser style is actually making its way into shorts too by the looks of that fella

    God i hoped the 80's were behind us

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    They are both in good shape. I'd say they are Australian.

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    is that with you with Pierre ? and here I was hoping you werent a fatty

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    The last dish was the star: a salmon avocado roll drizzled in a light pesto sauce
    That is the standout dish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    ...Our first meal in the Siam Icon (4th floor in the Rose dining area: you'll note SD couldn't do a thing with his hair)...we were expecting astronomical prices, but found menu items to be on a par with other Japanese restaurants that we frequent. Everything came all at once so here it is:

    The salmon and tuna sushi to start were well prepared and fresh-tasting; the larger prawn tempura and vegetable tempura featured a perfectly crispy batter with no oil drip presented. The last dish was the star: a salmon avocado roll drizzled in a light pesto sauce (a first for me). It was a fabulous flavor combo. We enjoyed a satisfying lunch and plan to return, if only for the salmon roll. B2100 with a large draft Asahi and green tea.
    Disappointing. I was expecting a Jap AV star. I could eat one of those.

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    Looks quite edible, juicing up here!

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