I Can’t Believe I had Kobe Beef in Kobe

When people hear Kobe, normally they’d think of one of the all-time best basketball players to wear a Lakers’ uniform, Kobe Bryant. For me however, I think “moooooo”.

Kobe is a city in Japan, the 6th largest in the country (trivia!). The city is relatively known for its hot springs which are especially helpful against the cold since the city lies by the foot of Mount Maya and Mount Rokko. The city is also known for sites such as Ikuta Shrine and Kobe Port Tower. But you might have heard of something else which made this city so popular: wagyu beef.

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I Love Noodles

One of my favorite dishes is a good plate or bowl of noodles. Now there are a lot of types from different countries such as beef noodle soup from Taiwan, stir fried noodles, pancit in the Philippines, ramen from Japan, spaghetti from Italy, and many moreĀ (strange how different countries have the same ideas even without contact with each other, right?)!

I’ve had my fair share of noodles from different places and I don’t have a clear favorite. It all depends on my mood or the weather on which one I like the best. Like a nice steaming bowl of noodle soup on a rainy day or cold soba with tempura for lunch.

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Buttered Steak with Onions and Garlic

I love food. A lot. I’ll try anything at least once and I am always on the look out for great food. Sometimes though, I try to make them too. I’m light years away from professional chefs or my mom, but I try my best.

Today I just want to feature a guilty pleasure of both me and my future wife: buttered steak sauteed in garlic and onions.

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