Passengers who get on the train before the morning rush hour will also qualify for free tempura. The offer is an attempt to reduce overcrowding on the city's most jam-packed route.
Making soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat is an ancient technique being adapted to modern times.
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I am usually not good at incorporating Asian flavors into our meals, but I hit the jackpot this time with grilled pork skewers and sauteed green beans.