Looking for kaiten sushi (sushi train) or a good quality, affordable sushi bar around the Nakano Station? If so, this is definitely a list you should consult. I've included some local well-kept secrets as well as popular chains where you can get the bang for your buck.
Akabane is located in the north part of Tokyo, just south of the Arakawa river. It is a major station with a center of its own. If you're near the station and feel like eating sushi, here is where you should go for reliably good and affordable sushi!
Walking around Kichijoji and wondering what to eat? How about some sushi? You never go wrong with sushi in Japan! And Kichijoji has a good many great choices from cheap sushi-train sushi bars to high-end restaurants. Here are five selected places you should try!
Ginza is quite a popular place for tourists and people living in Tokyo because there are just so many things to do! Since it is so crowded whenever you visit, you can easily get lost and wonder where to go and what to eat. Before stepping out to Ginza, here are some lists of the hottest places in Ginza!
Sushi-making takes many years to master. It comes from a long tradition and is widely known as the quintessence of Japanese cuisine for the refinement of the presentation of the pieces. Contemporary Japanese artist Takayo Kiyota is now pushing the boundaries of sushi-making as an art form to another level by creating intricate maki sushi rolls drawing here ideas from pop culture and classical paintings! Here is more on this maki sushi artist.
Just a 30 minute train ride from the Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo is the Omiya Station in Saitama. The place is not a hugely popular tourist destination but there are definitely some interesting things to see and do in the area such as going to the Omiya bonsai village, a quiet area with many old bonsai farms. And while you are there, why not eat at some of the delicious sushi restaurants in Omiya. Here are five selected shops and a note about the bonsai village.
“LaLaport Toyosu” is a huge shopping mall in Tokyo, only 10 minutes from Ginza by train and on foot. The mall is a paradise for shoppers containing around 180 shops. They also have a lot of places to eat, so here are the 5 recommended restaurants where you can enjoy food while taking a break from shopping.
Outside of Japan, sushi restaurants can be quite pricey and not always at a close-by distance. So why not try making it at your home? It can be a fun activity when you are hosting a dinner party at your home and even if you mess up, it'll still taste great! Here are some easy recipes to try at home that are so simple, you'll be impressed by your cooking skills!
Gonpachi is a must-visit restaurant in Nishiazabu in the Roppongi area, Tokyo. It is also called "Kill Bill restaurant" as they inspired the restaurant in Trantino's film "Kill Bill" where a famous fight scene took place. You can enjoy the great atmosphere and Japanese food there.