Aragawa, best steak house in the world for past 5 years, 2 Michelin stars, Kobe Japan

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Omfg, where do I start? The chilled Chablis was an excellent jumping off point.

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Very simple presentations here. Nothing to marvel at visually but the flavors were all spot-on. Some simple Caprese salad.

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Followed by octopus salad.

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Then, homemade noodles with caviar.

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Then came the amazing sirloin of Sanda beef. Sanda beef is actually better than Kobe beef.

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Omfg, the fat on this was like eating o-toro, fatty tuna.

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Going, going…

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We ended with a bottle of some amazing Morey-Saint Dennis 2007 Burgundy. This was after Suntory whisky distillery tour. First time I got thoroughly drunk on this trip.

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The som who is the brother of the owner only likes California and Burgundy wines. Said that he just had a private wine dinner with the son of the owner of Harlan estates, whose wine club I’m a member of, at the Osaka Ritz. He says that head of Opus One wine comes here once a year for steak. Ranked the best steakhouse in the world for the past five years consecutively.

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Again, very deceivingly simple appearance, the photos do not do this place justice. They don’t have 2 Michelin stars for nothing.

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By the way. The Japanese did not invent cheesecake, but they have mastered it, no one can do it better in my humble opinion.

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