Lawson is one of the major convenience store franchise in Japan. You'll find them practically everywhere in big urban centers. The Lawson group is divided into six different styles targeting slightly different customers. One of them is the Natural Lawson, which is a convenience store with a healthier selection of products than what you find in other convenience stores. It has some of its own original products that are quite nice! You'll be surprised they come from a convenience store! Here is more on Natural Lawson.
Afuri Ramen first opened its resto in Ebisu over 10 years ago. What sets them apart is that their ramen is made with chicken, "dashi" (fish broth), "konbu" (seaweed) and yuzu (a Japanese citrus). It's delicious and highly addictive *slurp*!
Looking for a way to fill up on a decent buffet breakfast that won't break the bank? Coco's Restaurant offers a all-you-can-eat style buffet breakfast every day of the week for under 900 yen! With locations all across Tokyo, head here to fuel up for a big day ahead!
The Finest Sushi Restaurants Near Shimbashi Station: 5 Really Outstanding Sushi Bars For An Unforgettable Experience!
Kaiten sushi is great for a cheap satisfying meal, but when you want to try something authentic and of the best quality, you'd better look for places that have solid reputations of serving sushi made from the finest ingredients and made by the hands of experienced sushi chefs. Near the Shimbashi Station, you will find many of the top-rated sushi restaurants in Tokyo. Although very pricey, these places will bring you to sushi heaven! A must-try at least once in a lifetime.
Gelateria TIE-AN, located in the busy Shibuya district, now sells what it calls "gelato monaka". The new product is a cross between the famous Italian-type ice cream gelato and the Japanese monaka sweet which is usually a crisp wafer rice-cake filled with azuki bean jam.
Not to miss on your trip to Tokyo is Kaguwa, a restaurant with a twist! Located in trendy Roppongi, Kaguwa is an Oiran and Geisha Cabaret Show. Think French Cabaret but Japanese style! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind spectacular performance by Geisha, Samurai, Oiran, traditional dancers.
Steak House Satou In Kichijoji: A Must-Go Address For Those Seeking The Best Quality Japanese Wagyu!
Steak House Satou is in Kichijoji, a town at a 15-minute train ride from the JR Shinjuku Station. It is a nice place to visit for its beautiful park, lively city center and many shops and restaurants. One place you should definitely try if you are particular about good beef is Steak House Satou. There, you can eat great quality wagyu (Japanese beef) at unbeatable prices! Here is more on this famous steakhouse.
Is this a dream or what! Onsen and monkeys! What else can you possible ask for! In Nagano, you can take a trek in Snow Monkey Park, and you will be surrounded by onsens and monkeys. I think this should be on your bucket list if it isn't already!
Shimbashi, a major station on the Yamanote Line, is a popular place for yakiniku. It has a high concentration of well-rated restaurants of the genre, especially in the area to the west of the station, near Sakurada Park, so if you want to eat delicious grilled meat, Shimbashi is the place for you to go! Here are 5 selected restaurants in that area.
If you're looking for a beautiful and modern cafe in Tokyo with awesome coffee, Monz Cafe is it. There are two branches in Tokyo for you to try. Whether you'd like to curl up with a good book or catch up with an old friend or even make a new one, you should try these places!
There is a very popular izakaya near the Shimbashi station called Robata Musashi. When we think of cheap izakayas, quality isn't something that usually comes to mind. That assumption is completely proven wrong by Robata Musashi however. Here is more on the beloved izakaya.
If you're a real coffee fanatic, you definitely need to hit up the Kiyosumi Shirakawa neighborhood ASAP! There, you will find the most perfect concentration of local and international roasteries. Amongst them is ALLPRESS Espresso Tokyo Roastery & Cafe. It's worth the visit!
Do you love ramen? Do you love cake? Combine two of your favourite things. Ramen and Cake! It's like the best of both worlds, but there's one catch, you can't actually taste the two at the same time. If you're still wondering what I'm talking about read on to find out more...
Coffee lovers, you need to try this neighborhood, i.e.coffee heaven: Kiyosumi Shirakawa. There is almost a dozen of delicious coffee shops to try. You could come every weekend and still wouldn't get grow tired of it. Arise Coffee Roasters and Arise Coffee Entangle are both in this lovely neighborhood! Let's give it a try!
November 2016 marked 80 years since Tsukiji Fish Market began. It has become and been the back bone of Japanese cuisine and food culture for decades and attracted hoards of tourists both domestically and internationally. Said to be the only one its kind, read on to discover the untold story behind it's humble beginnings and stories of those who bring it to life.
Tucked away on the third floor of a building on the opposite side of Shibuya station in area not frequented by many tourists is a beautiful quaint craft beer and sake bar, Taki. Matching some of the best beer and sake you try in Tokyo with delicate dishes, you're guaranteed to enjoy this hidden gem.
Finding halal restaurants in Japan can be challenging. As a popular tourist spot, Akihabara is big and diverse enough to have a couple of good joints that serve halal foods. If you are visiting the "electric town" and looking for halal food, here's where you should go!
It's that time of year again, when the beers come flowing! Yes, Oktoberfest is here again! This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the annual event held in Hibiya Park, Tokyo. Expect plenty of German and local beers, German-style eats, a heap of live music and a wicked atmosphere to celebrate the start of September!
Omoide Yokocho is one of the most famous areas of old-fashion back alleys in all of Japan. You'll find plenty of tourists there, as well as business men and women converging into the ramshackle zone of cheap bars and eateries before heading back to their homes late at night. This is definitely an interesting area to explore! Here is more on Omoide Yokocho.