Yamashita: Treasure Discovered in the Noodle House
Is that a double take I just saw you do? =b
I guess it would be better to insert a little adjective before the word ‘treasure’ on the title just so I wouldn’t be getting people’s hopes up or have them rushing over to the noodle house (but the latter isn’t really a bad thing, is it? *hihi)
Tasty – tasty treasures, that’s what Race and I discovered at Yamashita Japanese Noodle House.
We just came from the surplus store (not all Japanese stuff like the other stores/second hand shops that seem to be popping up everywhere now) and Race had the brilliant idea of crossing Yamashita off the list. I heard a lot about this place from Ms. Gracie and with the kind of temperature we’ve been having lately, a hot bowl of ramen is just what everybody needs.
So that’s what Race got for chow time. Yamashita boasts of serving “real” Japanese noodles/being the only source in Baguio for homemade noodles and it seems like my better half bought it. My, did he enjoy his hand-throat-body-soul warming, tummy filling bowl. I have to say, it was such a pretty dish, I also got a sip of the broth and a slurp (the loudest I could muster *heeharhar) of the golden noodles. Now, that’s ramen with soul! Suddenly, I felt like I knew how Abby, the goddess Ramen Girl felt when she had her seconds. =D
Oh, the menu! Please refer to last week’s blog post for the Yamashita menu because there’s more to the noodle house than noodles … like gyoza. We got ourselves that side dish while I waited for my Japanese fried rice. A little on the small side, these gyozas fried until golden brown were … but with six pieces, it was just enough for X+1. Dipped into our own mix of soy sauce, calamansi juice and (pretty) chilies (see collage above), it was just perfect. \m/
As for my meal, it was Japanese fried rice … you know how I love rice that has everything in it. This one’s topped with a few slices of pork, too. Ahh, scrumptious, scrumptious rice. Although it was regular rice, the way it was cooked reminded me of how wild rice (blog post on that soon =) ) feels churning away and being broken down to smaller bits in one’s mouth. The golden grains are more tangible and flavorful … how can I explain this more? Have you ever tried, eating sesame seeds one by one? It’s like that, only bigger. (“,) (What? You’ve never tried it? Now’s as good a time as any. The sesame seeds on a burger bun would do nicely. *giggles Trust me, I know. =)
X marks the noodle house for Yamashita’s hidden treasure, that is the gratifyingly good golden noodles and the warm delight of broth in a bowl, the titillating tangy grains of Japanese fried rice and comfort in the familiar food like dumplings/gyoza.
Just like greedy treasure hunters, we’ll soon be back for more.
Ambiance: This ‘house’ is tiny. Feeling slightly claustrophobic, I took the bar stool nearest the door. Or … was that the layer upon layer of clothes I got on then? *hee, it’s SO c-c-cold in the city.
Parking – one slot saved in front of the Yamashita door
Yamashita Japanese Noodle House
General Luna Road (right next door to 50’s Diner)
Baguio City, Philippines
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