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No doubt the most famous sushi restaurant in Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, Daiwa Sushi is at the top of its game. You need few words to describe this place. It's essentially sushi at its very core, both rustic and hard-hitting mouth-watering stuff. Come take your taste buds for a drive and cruise right in.
Many of you might already know Japan is famous for its quality beef, such as "Kobe beef", "Matsuzaka beef" to name a few. However, not just only the common meat cuts but also "horumon", or the innards, are very popular and often eaten in Japan. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the amazing world of horumons!
Chanko nabe is a hot pot dish made famous amongst sumo wrestlers. It is a healthy, protein-rich dish with lots of seasonal vegetables. Some of the best chanko nabe is found in Tokyo. This dish isn't for the faint-hearted either, with each restaurant serving up volumes of food. Definitely go there on an empty stomach!
Catch your own dinner in downtown Tokyo! You wouldn't believe me if I told you that you can actually catch your own dinner on a boat in the middle of Tokyo. Better yet, from the comfort of your own table! Fishing Restaurant Zauo opens its doors every night to the public to try their luck at catching their own dinner!
Madosh! Cafe is a small restaurant near Harajuku and Shibuya stations. This restaurant is specialized in avocado dishes and has been very popular with all avocado lovers.
MOJA is a nice, relaxing cafe located in the center of Tokyo, Shibuya. It offers a variety of dishes, and one of the popular items is the American breakfast dish called "Chicken and Waffle", which you can rarely find in Tokyo.
Okonomiyaki is definitely a staple of Japanese cuisine and travelers really love trying it. If you've never had it, Japanese people tend to have a hard time explaining what it is; they call it a "Japanese pizza". But it's more of a mix between a pancake and an omelette, stuffed with all the ingredients you like. Hence the name お好み焼き "Okonomiyaki": cook what you like.
Mugi to Olive is a popular ramen shop in Ginza, Tokyo which has received the Michelin's Prestigious Bib Gourmand Award for three years. They serve a quality bowl of ramen made with great soup, noodles, and toppings. Here is the information and review to read before you visit!
You definitely should try soba when you came to Japan. Soba is a Japanese traditional noodle dish which has unique flavors. Here is a list of the most popular soba restaurants to go to in Shibuya. The list includes everything from a Michelin-starred restaurant to a fast-food soba shop.