Chin Kenichi Mabodōfu serves a sloppy, spicy beef-and-tofu dish redolent with Sichuan pepper, one of the best renditions outside the Sichuan province.
Chin Kenichi Mabodōfu. - image © Florentyna Leow
“Do one thing and do it well” seems like the national motto in Japan. That’s certainly true at ex-Iron Chef Chinese’s restaurant – of which there are many – where the signature dish is mabodofu. This is a sloppy, spicy beef-and-tofu dish redolent with the numbing flavours of Sichuan pepper. It’s the kind of comfort food that scratches an itch like no other. This restaurant is where you head to for one of the best renditions of this dish you’ll taste outside of Sichuan province. What else would you eat here, anyway? Don’t forget to grind on some extra Sichuan pepper for even more of a kick.
Chin Kenichi Mabodōfu Restaurant
1F Landmark Plaza, 2-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, 220-8172
〒220-8172 横浜市西区みなとみらい2-2-1 ランドマークプラザ1F
Train: 3-minute walk from exit 5 of Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai line.
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