Cozy Maneki is the place to get delicious traditional Japanese food. Nabeyaki udon is a soup with thick, chewy udon noodles and a bunch of goodies, including seafood, vegetables, and an egg on top. Kama meshi is a hot-pot-style rice dish, made with either unagi (eel) or kaki (oysters), and it's still sizzling when they serve it. Agedashi tofu is fried tofu served hot in dashi broth with grated daikon on top. Add some steaming green tea or sake to your meal, and you're all warmed up. (Maneki, 304 Sixth Ave S, manekirestaurant.com, 5:30-10:30 pm)

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