Saturday, 9 August 2014

My Big Fat Iranian Lunch





I was planning to pay a visit to Yanaka yesterday but the weather was iffy. In fact it started to rain as soon as I reached the place. Looking for a shelter for the time being I dropped into an unexpected Aladin's cave where I had a wonderful lunch that considerably cheered me up.






Yes, all this for me alone! And that was after I had already gobbled up the soup, and before they came with dried apricots and dates (the best dried dates I ever ate). I don't exactly know what everything was but I can say that it involved liver and kidney and pickled garlic. All this for 1080¥ (11$ - 8E)!





My neighbours ordered a round of shisha (waterpipe) and kindly let me have a go at it take a picture :-)
It was nice talking to them as the waterpipe experience made them kind of happy-giggly without being silly (yet).
I'll go back for sure!


13 comments:

  1. OK, that settles it -- I need to visit you.

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  2. Your life is like another planet. Amazing.

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  3. Thank you girls. It sometimes feels this way indeed. If you come visit we'll have Iranian lunch, yes! :-))

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  4. YUM! Did you finish it? Any pain killing benefits in that shisha?? Yes, let's put Yanaka on the list!! (the cemetery looks interesting, too..)

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  5. Couldn't finish :-) Maybe you should try the shisha! Yanaka cemetery is my favorite cherry blossom viewing spot. Not in september unfortunately.

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  6. I like to smoke my lunch too!

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  7. Then it's the place for you. They had about twenty flavors available. Those guys chose apple. Boring...

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  8. But did they offer you a doggie bag? dean

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  9. My favorite flavor is $T0N3D!!!!

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  10. :-o Well that has put a serious damper on my Bob fancy. Not the best he has ever looked is it? Did he maybe skip his morning coffee?

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