Shoga King

Restaurants, Japanese Asakusabashi
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Time Out says

What's the food that gets you through summer? A huge scoop of ice cream? Extra-hot curry? For many Tokyoites, the ultimate stamina boost is a plate of shogayaki, i.e. pan-fried ginger pork. Its mixture of sweet and bitter keeps anyone going through a hot and humid day, and a set meal with said power dish can usually be had for only a few hundred yen. That's also the case at this specialised Asakusabashi eatery, run by the folks behind Ginza hamburg steak joint AOI. Shoga King's shogayaki is served with a secret sauce made with a whopping 18 different ingredients and can be customised to your liking – how about an extra-spicy version or one with tartar sauce on the side?

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Address: 1-25-11 Asakusabashi, Taito-ku
Tokyo

Transport: Asakusabashi Station (Chuo-Sobu, Asakusa lines), west exit
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Opening hours: 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-10pm / closed Sun

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