【Tokyo Lunch】The store that you can enjoy a rice bowl and Chazuke at the same time

25.January.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

One of the new biggest commercial facilities in the Ginza area is called Tokyu Plaza Ginza and the building is designed in the motif of an Edo-kiriko, the Japanese traditional glass art. This building is playing a new role as the one of new sightseeing spots in the Ginza area. The other day, I went to the food court on the second basement of this Tokyu Plaza Ginza.

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There are a lot of wonderful restaurants on the second basement of this building, and it became a popular place that has always so many people whenever I go. There is a standing-sushi bar, pork cutlet restaurant, Japanese taste spaghetti restaurant and so on, and this time I decided to go to the “Komeraku”, the Dashi Chazuke (rice in soup stock) restaurant. Dashi Chazuke (rice in soup stock) is one of the Japanese soul foods. It is an easy and simple meal, but the soup or tea in that meal makes you warm up, so I often eat that whenever I come home late after I get off work at night.

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Komeraku’s set menu includes either soup and rice ball or rice in the soup stock and rice bowl. You can get the soup and rice ball set for takeout.

Since I wanted to eat Dashi Chazuke, We ordered the rice bowl set menus that come with limited time only raw beef flakes and rice with roast beef, and my friend ordered fisherman’s rice set that includes red snapper from Uwajima and horse mackerel from Sakai-minato.

The restaurant only has counter tables, but I didn’t feel it’s small since they have a basket that I can put my luggage in. About five minutes after I sat at the table, there was an announcement that they finished preparing our food. This restaurant makes you come and get your food that you ordered by yourself.

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The set includes rice bowl, sauce, soup stock, and the empty bowl for Chazuke. First of all, I ate the rice bowl.

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The one I ate was raw beef flakes and the rice with roast beef. The beef was so tender, and the combination of ginger and sauce was perfect. It also had great texture in that the raw beef melted when I ate it with warm rice. After I enjoyed the rice bowl, I started making Chazuke.

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The things you put in the Chazuke are rice, meat, seasonings that set on the each counter, rice-flour cakes, seaweed, dried bonito flakes and wasabi. Just once you bring it into your mouth, warms up your whole body. There is plenty of soup stock, so you can make chazuke twice. The rice tastes soft and tasty. It was a satisfying lunch.

My friends said that the fisherman’s rice was also great and the fish had the perfect amount of fat on them. That set was really reasonable that you can get two different kinds of fish with this price.

If you want to enjoy the Japanese food in Ginza, you should go to this “Komeraku.”

 

 

■Komeraku

Address: Tokyu Plaza Ginza B2F, 5-2-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

☎ 03-6264-5222

URL:http://www.tub.co.jp/

 

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