- Lili Wanderlust
- I love traveling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.
For a date, an afternoon with friends, or just time to unwind by yourself, flower shop cafes are perfect. Imagine a sunny Sunday afternoon sipping delicious coffee in good company surrounded with greenery and gorgeous flowers. That is the type of setting these flower shop cafes can offer! Please give it a try!
Kyoto Gogyo Ramen is a chic ramen restaurant with a very particular soup flavor. They have branches in Kyoto, Nagoya, and Tokyo! Be sure to give it a try while you're in Japan!
For all those eating Halal or vegan and travelling through Japan, Shinjuku Gyoen Ramen Ouka is here to satisfy your ramen filling, while respecing your dietary restrictions! It's delicious!
Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima is a Michelin-starred restaurant in Tokyo, which serves delicious traditional Japanese cuisine in a relaxed setting. If you'd like to try a Michelin-starred resto at least once in your life, but you don't have the budget, try it for lunch, it's really affordable!
Ippudo has been providing fine tea in the heart of Kyoto for almost 300 years! They sell tea cultivated in and around Kyoto, which is known to be of the highest quality. More than a tea shop, it is also a tea room and a tea class! While in Kyoto, you should definitely check it out for yourself.
While in Osaka, you might want to try the best of what the city has to offer in terms of cuisine. Hajime is ranked 36 out of the top 50 restaurants in the world! If you would like to splurge for an unforgettable gastronomical experience, make sure to make a reservation to try Hajime!
If you're lucky enough to be visiting Kyoto during the cherry blossom season, here are the spots you need to visit to see all the beauty the city has to offer!
Here's the low-down on what to do in Kyoto at night! From bars to illuminated temples, here's what to do in Kyoto after an awesome day of sight-seeing! Enjoy!
Natto is either loved or hated, but it leaves no one indifferent! Natto is mostly eaten at home, but can be found at restaurants and there are many different ways to eat it.
What is "wafu pasta" 和風パスタ? It is Japanese pasta adapted to Japanese palate with local ingredients. There are so many dishes to try and so little time. Depending on your "level of comfort", these are dishes you should try while in Tokyo. From spicy cod roe, to natto, these are all nice variations on your classic Italian dishes.