Are you brave enough to try Japan's, or perhaps the World's, most dangerous food?! Eating Fugu, or Blowfish, can be deadly if served incorrectly (mainly by amateur home chefs) - the poison in the liver of the fish can supposedly kill you within 2 hours! Here's my top 3 places to try Fugu in Tokyo. Are you game to try it?
Sashimi is a quintessential part of Japanese cuisine. This page will give you a brief history of the iconic dish, as well as introduce you to the most popular types of sashimi in Japan, and how to cut sashimi and the best way to enjoy it.
Nagano station is one of Japan's main connecting stations to other parts of the country. Nagano city has plenty of things to do and see and is a popular destination for people wanting to see the Japanese Alps and experience the natural beauty Japan has to offer. So next time your around Nagano station here is 5 places to check out for lunch or dinner!
Look out for the big red bowl! You won't find much else better than this! You can easily get a decent size meal for as little as 500 yen at Sukiya! They serve up Japanese-style meals fast food style - perfect for people on the run or struggling to find time to cook at home. Locations all across Japan!
Uokin is an amazing franchise specializing mainly in seafood. You'll get quality, freshness and a great atmosphere at a surprisingly affordable price! If you want to try an outstanding izakaya in Japan where you can have delicious seafood dishes and a great time, Uoki is the place for you to go!
Nothing beats a day trip to Hakone! With so much to do in the area focus more on the other stuff and leave the food planning up to us. Eat at one of the great restaurants nearby Gora station, the main transfer hub in Hakone. Here are the top 7 restaurants around Gora station that won't break the bank!
Experience the real way of samurai when you're in Tokyo next at Sengoku Buyuden! Here all history buffs and samurai lovers will be able to geek out over some traditional samurai armour, swords, and more! Get down here to discover great food amongst some historical Japanese culture.
Sometimes you want to dive beneath the surface and experience a down-to-earth, no-frills style eatery. Something with character, attitude, and energy. Kaikaya by the sea in the back streets of Shibuya bustles with this uncontrollable noise and laughter, and honest meals.
They call it the Tuna Demolition Show! And they have good reason to. Maguro Shoten is a tuna specialty restaurant in downtown Shinjuku, in the very heart of red light district Kabukicho. They offer a daily Tuna dismantling and carving show that will leave you drooling for some fresh tuna. Don't be deterred by the red light district location though, it's the perfect place for some great food and some truly good-fun entertainment! If you love tuna or sashimi, this is the place to be! You definitely won't be disappointed!
Kaikaya by the Sea has become an iconic seafood restaurant in Shibuya. You've read that correctly Shibuya, which is in the western part of downtown Tokyo, not "by the sea" by any stretch of the imagination. One thing is for sure though, Kaikaya has built its reputation on serving outstanding seafood in a comfortable atmosphere. Here is more on this flagship establishment!