Sometime earlier this year, there was a bit of a change at Regents Place with Ton Ton moving out of its old digs (now TenkoMori – Ramen).. and Azuma Patisserie also went (and relocated across the road). In Azuma’s place is now Chanoma: a shop that sells japanese hotdogs with matcha drinks and softserves. It’s quite cheap with decent dogs and good friendly people manning the counter.

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Kitchen

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Brightly lit shop with backlit signage. Condiments on one side, water the other.

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faux stickered vines, a look at the space. mirrors. could have maybe used some cushions?

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so with the order, you pick a sausage for your bun. The spanish sausage actually has a bit of spice kick which I didn’t expect for a place like this.

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I got here a bit earlier than my dining companions so ordered the meat lovers dog (chorizo) and a matcha shake. I think its about $11 all up. Its cheap. Didn’t eat this with any extra condiment and it was quite good. The beef mince was well flavouredĀ  while the sausage was surprisingly good: Chorizo sausage had some chili kick. I got to say, for a $5.50 eat, I was impressed. Matcha drink was nice. I’ve already stirred in the dollop of whipped cream on top in this shot.

Matcha drink with whipped cream on top. Quite nice and a change from a frappuchino or boost if you get those. It is not grossly sweet so bonus points there.

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Cheese dog, more meatlovers and a chanoma dog.

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Chanoma dog, Japanese meat curry underneath and a kranksy dog. I really do prefer the chorizo one.

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Another meat lovers. The mayo sauce is liberally doused.

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Cheese dog. This was S and she thought it was too cheesy but I thought it looked like heaven. Basically a chanoma dog with cheese on top.

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Seaweed fries. The girls were raving about this. It was crispy and nice.


and oh, this soft serve is $2.90 and it is a matcha/green tea one and it rocks. I’d come back just for this.

Chanoma is Japanese Hotdogs unlike most that you’ll have and you can get a decent enough feed for about $10. Recommended just for the soft serve. Its pretty great.
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