the tsukemen つけ麺

Tsukemen noodles, a cold and hot dish for summer

Tsukemen are the ideal dish for anyone who cannot do without noodles during the hot and humid summers of the Japanese archipelago. Discover the story of this simple, hearty and tasty hot and cold dish; a story that began more than half a century ago.


Kazuo Yamagishi in front of his establishment in Higashi-Ikebukuro



At Higashi Ikebukuro's Taishoken, as in the other restaurants founded by Kazuo Yamagishi, the tsukemen are meticulously prepared every morning from homemade noodles and carefully selected products.

The Higashi-Ikebukuro establishment, although having moved in 2008, is still open:

Higashi Ikebukuro Taishoken
Address: 2 Chome-42-8 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo 171-0022
Opening hours: Open from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.



Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishiken

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