Sunday, February 10, 2013

Tonchin Ramen

While staying at the Best Western Astina Shinjuku, we asked the hotel staff for food recommendations in the vicinity and they provided us with a list of places by cuisine. As I was craving ramen badly, I made up my mind and proceeded straight to the nearest ramen place on the list. This happened to be Tonchin and I was quite happy with the choice.  Once you exit the hotel, just turn right, stop at the next light and then turn left.  The restaurant is located less than 5 minutes walk away although it is located in the red light district in Kabukicho if that makes a difference to anyone.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Thieves Review (2012)

Drama Rating: ****
Personal Rating: All time favourite!!

A gang of South Korean professional thieves team up with another group from Hong Kong under the direction of team leader Macau Park to steal a precious diamond necklace from a securely guarded safe in a casino suite in Macu. Will the thieves make it out with the treasure smoothly?  And what is Macau Park's real agenda?

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The King of Dramas Review (2012)

Drama Rating: ****
Personal Rating: Loved it!

Anthony Kim, renowned thoughout the Korean broadcasting world as the king of drama production, is back after being tossed from his former production company. His mission is to produce a drama that would solidify his stature as Korea's pre-eminent producer and allow him to stage a mighty comeback and get back at his rivals. Will he be able to succeed when he is paired with a rookie writer and a self-absorbed top star?