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They used to have a store that sold them. But it folded years ago. Every time I’ve been there since none of them have had it in the menu.

it’s been a while since I’ve been there. Maybe I’ll stop by.

tensuke sells frozen cooked okonomiyaki, and is okay, but nowhere as good as fresh.
Third are you big time into Japanese food? I'm half Japanese, like it a lot.
 

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Third are you big time into Japanese food? I'm half Japanese, like it a lot.
Lived there for 3 months. Used to go to Kampai in Elmhurst weekly for Sushi. Now I go to Kurumaya in Elk Grove, usually get the Katsu-Don. Just something about the fried pork cutlet topped with Egg and steamed onions over sushi-rice. Yum.

I pretty much have loved everything Japanese I've ever eaten. Every once in a while I pickup some Onigiri from Tensuke for breakfast, Spicy Salmon / Tuna are my faves, but Beef, Egg, are pretty good too.

Except Natto, god damn that's disgusting. Fermented Soybeans.
 

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Very cool, where did you live? I stayed there two summers when I was young, 12 and 17, in Kanazawa where my mom is from.

I like pretty much everything but yes, I don't like Natto either.

Very few Japanese restaurants around here are staffed by actual nihon-jin.
 

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I originally went out as part of an exchange program in 1998, but later just stayed with my Host Family after the exchange program ended through the summer. I actually graduated high school, then went to Japanese High School as part of the program.

My memory of the exact city I stayed in is a bit foggy. I do remember I went to Ashitandai High school, which is in Ashikaga Tochigi. But it took me about hour to get to school each morning, about 15m walk to the train station, and 30m on the train itself, and 15m to the school. I'd have to dig up my old postcards to find out the actual address.

The student I was staying with had an older brother who owned a R32 Skyline GTR, before I really knew what a GTR was.
 

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Kept it simple. Chili/cheese dogs with leftover homemade chili. Vienna hot dogs steamed not boiled. Steamed is the way to go if not grilling them imo.

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Kept it simple. Chili/cheese dogs with leftover homemade chili. Vienna hot dogs steamed not boiled. Steamed is the way to go if not grilling them imo.

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Steamed FTW!!!!!! Boiled is my backup to steaming. The drawback to boiling is if you get them too hot, or go for too long, they'll split open. Steaming, should never happen. That's straight from a German sausage maker that was in the business for 60+ years.

Have to admit, I dislike chili, but keep the cheese!

If I get good hot dogs, like the 3-8pk of Vienna Beef Hot Dogs from Costco, I keep the toppings to a minimum, cause the dog on its own is quite good.

If I get something different, or if the g/f picks up something different I make sure I have jar of jalapeño cheese dip ready to heat up, so that I can either cover the dogs, or put it in a small container and dip them like fries to cover the taste 🤣
 

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Kept it simple. Chili/cheese dogs with leftover homemade chili. Vienna hot dogs steamed not boiled. Steamed is the way to go if not grilling them imo.

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Also, I was just about to head to Costco. I'm glad you posted this, cause I checked my fridge and I'm out of hot dogs. Gonna grab a fresh multi-pack.

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Had some leftover spaghetti and meatballs tonight. Even better the 2nd day. Made some more of the meatballs for subs tomorrow. The Grandma Maroni meatballs are phenomenal.

For some reason, either intentionally or unintentionally, the chef left salt and pepper off the recipe. Add some to the meat mixture for best flavor. Also weigh the bread crumbs, don't measure them. Makes a big difference.

 

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Had some leftover spaghetti and meatballs tonight. Even better the 2nd day. Made some more of the meatballs for subs tomorrow. The Grandma Maroni meatballs are phenomenal.

For some reason, either intentionally or unintentionally, the chef left salt and pepper off the recipe. Add some to the meat mixture for best flavor. Also weigh the bread crumbs, don't measure them. Makes a big difference.

when I make meatballs, I prefer to make them smaller and fry them in some olive oil.
 

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Yeah, I have done that plenty of times, too. The Grandma Maronis have a ton of eggs and the texture is amazing. Not like most meatballs and... they beat Bobby Flay.
 

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Mystery chicken with mystery rice and veggies mixed in. I call it mystery chicken because my wife just kind of wings it sometimes and 99% of the time the results are delicious. Today isn’t one of that 99% and my stomach is paying for it. I’m not posting pics unless you want to see my feet while I’m hypershitting this stuff out.
 

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Last night I did salmon with a butter herb on top, roasted red potato's with SPG / Cayenne / crushed red pepper and then some basic BS canned green beans.
Came out amazing.
 

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Ordered Papa Johns last night, had the worst delivery service with them ever..and I order with them the most often out of these types of pizza places.

Took an hour and 50 minutes to get to me (app said between 79-89 minutes...for a Wednesday evening at 5pm? Ok whatever)

The dude pulled up, and he was a younger kid...looking like the type that would act like a badass MFer on social media...like the ones who in their Facebook Location he would put, "in your bitches bed" or some shit. But he looked like a total pansy. He handed me my 2 boxes and I asked him about the 2L of Pepsi that was included.

He turned around to look back at his car and went, "aww mannnn...I forgot. I gave it to another house." and then just stood there like a deer in headlights like he had no clue how to proceed or even interact with my issue. After like 10 seconds of him shitting his pants, I said nevermind, good night.

Opened the boxes up to eat, pizza was cold. :fu:
 

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What are some food y'all with families make that don't take over 30 minutes? I already make frozen pizza, stir fry chicken, burgers chili. Wife makes spaghetti, meatloaf, tacos (not a fan), and sometimes lasagna and also goulash (pasta, red sauce, ground beef, pees, carrots).
 

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I had Daisy’s Bloody last night. It was so damn good. Wings and a slice of pizza. Next time I’ll try the Mega Bloody.

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