So, while eating next door at the famous Daikokuya I noticed a new, sleek (for Japantown) restaurant which makes handmade udon. I haven't had great udon since my last trip to Osaka.
They had only been open 2 weeks at the point when I went last week.
You can watch the cook handmaking the noodles in the plate glass/open kitchen. Positively mesmerizing and mouthwatering at the same time.
The broth was excellent, which is the measure you use at a good udon shop and the noodles silky and plump. The kushiyaki was OK - but it was only the appetizer. Prices were very reasonable.
The service was a little bumpy but since they have been open barely two weeks I'll give them a bye until next time since they were extremely friendly and were trying hard, just not very polished and slightly befuddled.
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