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エイリアン、地球を行く

Alien, the traveler on the earth

Daikaya (Izakaya & Ramen) Washington DC

Well, It's me...Alien. 

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Alien can't escape from ramen. 

 

 

 

 

 

Alien found a Izakaya (Japanese tapas) in DC.  

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Fancy building.  

Izakaya is on the second floor. 

 

 

 

 

This place is popular and always busy. Alien made a reservation a day before. 

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Cheers! With a glass of Asashi beer. 

 

 

 

Japanese patterns are on the wall. 

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Fancy. 

 

 

Menu in written Japanese are up. 

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Can American customers read them?  

 

 

Let's order foods now. 

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They offer unique dishes along with standard Japanese Izakaya dishes. . 

 

 

 

Let's have a grilled oystar. $3.25

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Yummy with cheese and butter taste. 

 

 

Chicken Karaage (deep-fried chicken) $7.50 

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Very popular dish. 

 

Let's eat. 

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Juciy and yum yum. 

Crispy and spicy with a nice flavor of soy sauce. A good, standard karaage. 

 

 

 

 Grilled mackerel. $10

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Very juicy!

Grated daikon-radish goes well with this juicy mackerel. 

 

 

 

This is grilled octopus. $7.50 

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Grilled octopus on mashed potato.

 Very unique dish. The octopus is perfectly cooked and yum yum. 

 

 

 

 

Alien loved the foods in general but everything was pricey.

Alien wanted to eat more, but Alien finished due to the cost. 

 

 

 

 

 

Let's go.  

 

 

 

 

Well, the first floor is a ramen place. 

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Ramen sounds good. 

Alien am still hungry. 

 

 

 

 

 

A waiter told Alien that waiting time is one hour and a half. 

Wow...

That's long but Alien want to eat ramen...

And a long wait line is a sign of yumminess... 

 

 

 

Alien decided to wait. Alien left Alien's name and phone number.

Alien walked aroud the area to kill time.

Alien got a text message, saying Alien's table is ready. Let's get in!  

 

 

 

Inside. 

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Oh the sign says they serve Sapporo ramen. 

 

 

Sapporo ramen is famous for miso flavor. 

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They have Mugi-miso ramen and Spicy miso ramen.

Hard to decide... 

 

 

 

Let's eat both then! 

 

 

 

 

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Excited for Sapporo ramen. 

 

 

Their kitchen. 

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 Now Alien's bowls of ramen are ready. 

 

 

 

 

Mugi-miso ramen. $13

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This is a real Japanese ramen. 

Noodles are thick and waved. Alien can tell strong broth and miso flavors in soup.

This thick soup goes very well with bean sprout.

It is not visible in the photo but chashu (stewed pork) is in. 

 

 

 

This is Spicy miso ramen. $13. 25 

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It is almost same as Mugi-miso ramen but a little spicy. 

It was also yum yum. 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Alien didn't expect to wait one hour and a half for ramen.

But Alien can't stop waiting. 

 

Oh ramen

Best on the earth

Seductive noodle            Alien 

 

 

 

 

Their website:

http://daikaya.com/

 

 

K.