Ooyama (おおやま)

ooyama
Easy place to find as it is just on the level 8 Parco in Ikebukuro. There are many food choices there and if you ever find yourself wondering what to eat when you visit. Just look at the line outside of restaurants and eateries and they are usually a good guage. Wanted to try this place last November but my family weren’t beef eaters so we had to give it a miss. Had the chance to try it the past weekend.

ooyama
Tofu garden salad with light spicy sauce

ooyama
Meitaiko (fish roe), slightly salty and spicy.

ooyama
Marinated beef innards with ginger and lemon. I wasn’t too keen to try it initially but coaxed into and I was amazed that it didn’t have a smell as I thought.

ooyama
The most famous taste from this restaurant, would be the beef innards hot pot(Motsu nabe, もつ鍋). We chose the miso soup base and it is interesting that the beef intestines did not have a smell and this is a dish which originated from Fukuoka.

Address:おおやま Japan, Tokyo, Toshima, Minamiikebukuro, 1丁目28−2 池袋パルコ本館8F

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: