242017Nov

Hiyoko

It’s probably no surprise Japanese cuisine is on the rise in Mexico City. Like any other major city in the world, it comes in the form of high end sushi restaurants to piping hot ramen joints to inviting izakaya spots. We chose a place that would fit the latter category, Hiyoko. It’s a Japanese kushiyaki restaurant offering an intimate space for you and the staff. It’s setup similar to your limited seating sushi omakase establishments. However, they serve up freshly grilled skewers using both familiar Japanese staples along with local…

192013Nov

Ten

The following night it felt as though we tried to make up for last night’s dinner. So off we go with co-workers to another place. I actually thought it was more of a shabu shabu joint. Not quite. Ten 天, The Oyster and Crab Restauran 100 Tras Street #01-08 6543-6507 / 6543-6508 Verdict: Nope, won’t try again. So many better offerings around. Another fancy place, but at least they delivered what we were expecting. The place was among a series of Japanese restaurants and right next to an Izakaya place….

132013Nov

Straight to the Office

Nine hours to Heathrow and nine more hours to Bangalore was quite a commute to work. That’s what I had to do for my trip to the Bangalore office. I should add another hour for the drive to the hotel to wash up and the ride to the office. Oh man was I in for some dire need of caffeine. Thankfully, the office delivered. Strong rich coffee that you needed to balance out with some steamed milk. It wasn’t the staple Indian filtered milk, but it did the trick. As…

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