[Tsukiji, Tokyo] Try One of Japan's Most Popular Noodle Dishes at a 180-Year-Old Soba Restaurant
When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that comes to mind for many people is ramen or sushi, but soba, a popular buckwheat noodle dish that has been enjoyed by the Japanese since long ago, shouldn't be overlooked! As an Australian expat in Japan, I didn't have too many opportunities to eat soba back in my home country, so I wanted to look for a good spot in Tokyo. I'd only ever been to the Tsukiji area to eat sushi, and it's famed as a former fish market and its generous offerings of high-quality sushi. However, I recently learned that Tsukiji is also a great place to go to for an absolutely delicious bowl of soba. I visited the well-established soba restaurant Tsukiji Sarashina no Sato to get a taste of one of the country's most versatile and inspiring dishes. Keep reading more to learn about soba and my experience at this soba spot!