Among the half dozen or so soup curry shops in Shimo-Kitazawa, Cosmos is one of the most vegetable-focused. Soup curries are loaded with up to twenty different vegetables, along with main ingredients like chicken leg, lamb, and pork kakuni. You can choose from regular, tomato and tomato-cheese soup bases, and there's even a soupless option.
Rice comes in six different sizes (from zero to 400g), there are six levels of spiciness. Prices start at Y880 a bowl.
This book will introduce you to more than twenty of Japan's favorite specialty foods that are less well known abroad, along with a guide to the best places in Tokyo to try them and expert tips on what to order. From Bento.com.