Kichijoji might not be well-known by those by travelling through Tokyo, but it is a favourite for Japanese!! It is was voted last year the most popular neighbourhood to live in in Tokyo. Why you may ask? Because you can get downtown (Shinjuku/Shibuya) with an express train in less than 20 minutes, but it is recluded enough to be calm. There is a huge and beautiful park, all the types of cuisines you can think of, plenty of small and cute cafes, good places to go shopping no matter your taste. In other words, you need to see it for yourself! You can easily spend the day there blissfully hopping from one store to another.
Oedo Ayatori is one restaurant you should most definitely dine at to experience the quintessence of Japanese cuisine! Opened on the 26th of September, the place has it all. The service is exceptionally good, the atmosphere is modern, yet very Japanese and the food is simply out of this world, both for the taste and presentation!
Ootoya is a famous Japanese chain restaurant, and is now located not only in Tokyo, but also in many places around the world. In New York, there are three Ootoya restaurants, but this article will look at the difference between the Ootoya in NY and in Japan.
In Shinjuku, there is a Kyoto-themed izakaya restaurant called "Kyomachi Koishigure." Walking inside the restaurant makes you imagine the beautiful streets of Kyoto. One of their specialty dishes is the "spilling sushi" which consists of rice, topped with an overloading amount of sea urchin, crab, salmon roe and minced tuna. There are many other Kyoto style dishes that you can enjoy at this entertaining Kyoto-themed restaurant!