- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
Okonomiyaki Sometaro is the place for you to go to have some of the best okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake) served in an authentic setting. This is not just about dining, it's a unique cultural experience!
This is one of the really fun places in Shinjuku to go out in groups! Shinjuku Asia Yokocho houses many cheap eateries serving cuisine from many parts of Asia. It has the rowdy vibes of yokocho back alleys but it's located on the rooftop of a Kabukicho building in Shinjuku.
If you've ever been to Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, you should be no stranger to this type of lamb barbecue named after the famous mighty Mongolian warrior. Jingisukan is Hokkaido's soul food, loved by the people and an icon of the island's cuisine. If you're in Tokyo, lucky for you, you still can get a taste of northern Japan because there are over 150 restaurants offering it in the city! Here are some exceptionally good ones.
Ueno is one of the most popular tourist areas in Tokyo, and for good reasons! It has a plethora of things to do and sightseeing spots. For one thing, it has one of the most beautiful and vast parks in Tokyo, the Ueno Park. On top of that, within a short walking distance of the Ueno Station, you have access to many museums, the famous Ueno market of Ameyoko, the Ueno zoo and many more attractions! Here are the top things to do near Ueno.
Meguro is renowned for being a beautiful sakura viewing spot along its famous canal. However, did you know that there's another amazing place to view nature? The place is called the Meguro Sky Garden. It's a linear, loop-shaped roof garden on top of highway intersection. A must-see spot if you during your next stroll in the area!
Kaikaya by the Sea has become an iconic seafood restaurant in Shibuya. You've read that correctly Shibuya, which is in the western part of downtown Tokyo, not "by the sea" by any stretch of the imagination. One thing is for sure though, Kaikaya has built its reputation on serving outstanding seafood in a comfortable atmosphere. Here is more on this flagship establishment!
Koenji is simply the perfect neighborhood to chill-out with friends and to have a couple of drinks at a bar or izakaya. The area has so many good places to choose from that your problem might be that you won't know where to go. We made a guide to help you with that!
Sushi Rinda is a sublime sushi restaurant located near the Meguro Station. If you want to treat yourself or a guest to something exceptionally nice and unforgettable, this is the place for you to go!
Exploring the nice area around Meguro Station? Why not have some succulent yakiniku (Japanese-style BBQ) while you're there. Excellent restaurants abound! Here are a couple of addresses you might want to check out!
Looking for a yakiniku restaurant in central Tokyo that is affordable, delicious, has good cheap drinks and a Japanese tavern-like atmosphere? If so, Kushiwakamaru is the place for you to go!