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Craft Beer Market is a well-liked tavern that has a couple of branches across Tokyo. Kichijoji has a popular address that is located just a stone throw away from the station. If you happen to be there, the place is definitely worth checking out!
Lawson is one of the major convenience store franchise in Japan. You'll find them practically everywhere in big urban centers. The Lawson group is divided into six different styles targeting slightly different customers. One of them is the Natural Lawson, which is a convenience store with a healthier selection of products than what you find in other convenience stores. It has some of its own original products that are quite nice! You'll be surprised they come from a convenience store! Here is more on Natural Lawson.
The Finest Sushi Restaurants Near Shimbashi Station: 5 Really Outstanding Sushi Bars For An Unforgettable Experience!
Kaiten sushi is great for a cheap satisfying meal, but when you want to try something authentic and of the best quality, you'd better look for places that have solid reputations of serving sushi made from the finest ingredients and made by the hands of experienced sushi chefs. Near the Shimbashi Station, you will find many of the top-rated sushi restaurants in Tokyo. Although very pricey, these places will bring you to sushi heaven! A must-try at least once in a lifetime.
Gelateria TIE-AN, located in the busy Shibuya district, now sells what it calls "gelato monaka". The new product is a cross between the famous Italian-type ice cream gelato and the Japanese monaka sweet which is usually a crisp wafer rice-cake filled with azuki bean jam.
Steak House Satou In Kichijoji: A Must-Go Address For Those Seeking The Best Quality Japanese Wagyu!
Steak House Satou is in Kichijoji, a town at a 15-minute train ride from the JR Shinjuku Station. It is a nice place to visit for its beautiful park, lively city center and many shops and restaurants. One place you should definitely try if you are particular about good beef is Steak House Satou. There, you can eat great quality wagyu (Japanese beef) at unbeatable prices! Here is more on this famous steakhouse.
Looking for an interesting eating tour in one of Tokyo's most famous shopping streets? Ameyoko is your answer! The area is also known as Ameya Yokocho for it has the characteristics of the typical yokocho alleys where you find heaps of cheap bars and eateries. Here are some great shops to stop at for a tasty treat while you stroll in the area!
Omoide Yokocho is one of the most famous areas of old-fashion back alleys in all of Japan. You'll find plenty of tourists there, as well as business men and women converging into the ramshackle zone of cheap bars and eateries before heading back to their homes late at night. This is definitely an interesting area to explore! Here is more on Omoide Yokocho.
Chita Distillery is the lessor known sister distillery of Santori's Yamazaki and Hakushu Distilleries. Its products are nonethesless outstanding! Whisky buffs surely recognize the sophistication of the rare type of grain whisky made at the Chita Distillery. Here is more on the products and place!
If you love Japanese whisky, Hakushu Distillery is the place to go. Located in the town of Torihara in Yamanashi Prefecture, the distillery is surrounded by forest and is on the slope of Mount Kaikoma. So not only do you get to learn about Japanese whisky and taste it, but you also get to enjoy a beautiful setting! Here is more on the famous distillery.
Golden Gai is without a doubt the most famous collection of Yokocho alleys in Japan. Despite being in Shinjuku, one of the main business districts of Tokyo, the area has resisted modernization and has now become an extremely popular spot for drinking and exploring an old-fashion townscape. Here's more on this wondrous, charming place!