- I've been traveling and eating my way around the world! Now I'm in Tokyo to share all my favourite spots! I spend my time traveling, surfing, hiking, camping and eating amazing food! My favourite Japanese food...Agedashi Tofu!
Craving a juicy, delicious, western style-burger? Here's the must hit spots to fulfill all your burger cravings! Crispy bacon, lots of cheese, pickles, and onion rings on a soft bun should definitely hit the spot if its been a while in between burger spouts! Your mouth will be watering at the very moment you read this!
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!
Nothing better than eating a crunchy breaded piece of meat on a stick! Kushiage and Kushikatsu is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables. Kinda like tempura on a stick but dipped in a sweet and salty sauce! Particularly popular with city workers, these restaurants are great for food and drinks after a long days work!
Here's the best places for gyoza in Tokyo! Gyoza are Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings, aka juicy little pockets of goodness that are sometimes too good to stop eating! Found all throughout Japan, they usually accompany a bowl of ramen or served along side dishes at Chinese restaurants. If you're going to get gyoza in Tokyo make sure you hit these top 3 gyoza spots!
The land of rice? Think boulangerie instead! If you've ever been to Japan you've probably encountered the "Japanese Bakery" serving up delicious treats, usually located around train stations and pretty much anywhere people go. Here's 5 Japanese bakeries worth a visit in Tokyo!
Are you brave enough to try Japan's, or perhaps the World's, most dangerous food?! Eating Fugu, or Blowfish, can be deadly if served incorrectly (mainly by amateur home chefs) - the poison in the liver of the fish can supposedly kill you within 2 hours! Here's my top 3 places to try Fugu in Tokyo. Are you game to try it?
Chances are you've already know of Osaka's popular dish Okonomiyaki, but have you ever heard of Monjayaki? Monjayaki is Tokyo's version of the famous Osakan dish. Fried on a hot grill at your table, you use tiny little spatulas to eat this cheese-like pancake batter! Asakusa has plenty of options to try it too!