- 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!
The Japanese have done it again. They turned what is normally considered a delicious round-shaped melon into something you would see on the shelf at an art fair. Yes square watermelons do exist and you'll be surprised on why the Japanese love them so much!
Yokohama-iekei Ramen is a speciality ramen dish that originates from the Yokohama area. It literally means "homestyle or family-style" and is one of the creations of a Yokohama local all the way back in 1974. This iekei style of ramen has gained somewhat of a cult following in Japan is a must-try for any ramen-buff!
Food trucks have gained a lot of popularity overseas in recent years, but you might not see that many in Tokyo, as you need to know where to go to spot them! Antaru Kitchen Food Truck was a bit of a lucky find. Venture down to Kojimachi and grab some original Ghana grub!
I've found your new favourite spot for an ice-cold craft beer brew in old downtown Tokyo. Nakano Beer Workshop (or Nakano Beer Koujou) is tucked away on a side alley in back streets of the famous restaurant, bar, and entertainment district near Nakano Broadway. With several rotating beers on tap, you'll never go thirsty here!
I couldn't believe what I had stumbled upon when I went here for the first time! Sushi Koraku Bekkan is a Tokyo local's secret! A charming little restaurant that serves up delectable sushi and sashimi in business district Kojimachi.
Combining sustainability and gastronomy, Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, owner, and chef of NARISAWA, has pioneered a cuisine that focuses on connecting people with the natural environment. Experience innovative satoyama cuisine at this very exclusive and exquisite at this dining experience in Tokyo.
If you want squid when in Tokyo head to squid institution, Ika Center. Serving up Tokyo's most delicious deep-fried squid, grilled squid, squid sashimi and more, Ika Center promises you a night of awesome food and a real Japanese seafood experience.
Looking for a way to fill up on a decent buffet breakfast that won't break the bank? Coco's Restaurant offers a all-you-can-eat style buffet breakfast every day of the week for under 900 yen! With locations all across Tokyo, head here to fuel up for a big day ahead!
Not to miss on your trip to Tokyo is Kaguwa, a restaurant with a twist! Located in trendy Roppongi, Kaguwa is an Oiran and Geisha Cabaret Show. Think French Cabaret but Japanese style! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind spectacular performance by Geisha, Samurai, Oiran, traditional dancers.
"Welcome home Master!" she says as you walk in the door! Japanese maid cafes have been around for a long time and are mostly known for their cutesy girls and maid outfits. But did you know they serve up some pretty decent food and drink options too? If you're after a unique Japanese experience when in Tokyo, make sure you check them out and enjoy a meal or a few drinks!