- 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.
The American Village in Okinawa is a very popular touristy town where youth revive and its American ambience creates intangible feelings that makes you want to stay there forever. Check out the following must-try restaurants in American Village in Okinawa!
If you're spending the day around Roppongi, you should at Roppongi Hills to try different cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner! You'll be glad you stopped by!
Ikebukuro is one of the busiest stations in Tokyo, millions of people commute there everyday. It's a great place for shopping as there are many huge shopping mall complexes, as well as smaller shops. You can enjoy the many wine bars, cafes, cheap bars. There's something for everyone to enjoy in this neighbourhood. When you want to grab a bite by yourself, or with a larger group, sushi restaurants are perfect. There are very affordable and delicious; and conveyor belt restaurants are really fun to try!
A what now? Yes, a meat theme-park in Tokyo. Why? Well because you can, that's why. It is a meat theme-park in Tokyo, with stands that serve meat in many different ways and also offers entertainment, such as a museum, the "Museo de Carne" (the meat museum). You can walk through the park and pass through a Spanish-style village.
Kinka, the Canadian restaurant specialising in Japanese cuisine opened a branch last September in Shibuya, Tokyo. Kinka is a modern dining restaurant specialising in sushi and seafood. You used to be able to have it only in Canada (Toronto and Montreal), but now you can also have it in Shibuya!! But what is meat sushi?? Instead of using fish, this restaurant uses thinly sliced pieces of seared beef sashimi.
Have you ever heard of oyster and watercress curry?? In Ebisu, a neighbourhood famous for its panoply of delicious restaurants, there is an incredibly tasty curry shop tucked away in a small alley. They have different flavours to try from; their speciality is oyster and watercress curry. This dish was only supposed to be a seasonal dish, but it was so popular that it stayed permanently on the menu. Will you try this strange combination too??
牛カツ "Gyukatsu", delicious deep-fried cutlets of Japanese beef, originally from a specialised restaurant in Kyoto, can now be eaten in Tokyo! As of June 12th, if you head to Katsugyu in Takadonababa, you will also be able to enjoy this delicious cuisine from Kyoto.
Forget the guide books and live like a local. A Japanese summer must is having "kakigori" (shaved ice desserts) to feel refreshed! We will let you in on a little secret, a shop that is frequented only by locals and already has quite the following. Why is that you may ask? Because this tiny shop offers a twist on classic shaved ice with a range of addictive flavours. Let's try "Yuki Usagi" in Sakura-Shinmachi, but let's keep it between us!
Kagurazaka is a very cute neighborhood in Shinjuku. It has many upscale Japanese restaurants in old houses along small alleys so it is nicknamed "Little Kyoto". But, it also has many delicious French restaurants which also gave it the nickname of "Little Paris". Let's visit Little Paris in Tokyo, to have a taste of France in a lovely Japanese neighborhood!
Is this what dreams are made of??? Gold covered matcha gelato. This luxurious treat looks stunning, and tastes heavenly. A tea shop in Shizuoka has developed this treat (along with 6 other flavors).