- I love traveling and eating. My favorites are everything matcha and cheesecakes.
BIODYNAMIE, located 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku station and offers unusual spaghetti. You can put as much "shirasu" as you want as a topping on the spaghetti. "Shirasu" is a tiny white fish, often called baby anchovy or whitebait, that is commonly eaten in Japan. You should come and see the mountain of shirasu and try what it tastes like!
Make most of your visit of Narita! If you have a flight or layover at Narita airport, will stay a hotel around Narita, there are many things to do, from sightseeing to shopping. Here is a list of places worth visiting during your trip!
If you arrive, leave, or have a layover at Narita Airport, you MUST visit Naritasan for sightseeing. They have a great temple with over 1000 years of history called Shinshoji, beautiful gardens, and more things to see. Here is a list of must-haves when you visit Naritasan.
If you have a chance to visit Osaka, there is a must-try cheesecake you can only buy there. The name of the shop is "Rikuro Ojisan" or "Uncle Rikuro" and there are several locations in Osaka. Not only locals but visitors are going crazy for the fluffy cheesecake!
Do you know Mikkeller? It is a famous beer brand from Denmark, and they have opened a bar specialized in a variety of craft beer in Shibuya. If you are looking for a great beer or bar to have a exciting night, you should visit Mikkeller Tokyo!
For all Italian food and cheese lovers, there is one ramen shop you need to try! It is "Due Italian" in Ichigaya, Tokyo, where you can enjoy the delicious Italian fusion ramen. It will give you a totally different and special ramen experience!
When you are in Japan, you need to try Japanese curry. It is very different from Indian or Thai curry. It is a plate of rice covered with rich and creamy curry sauce that has a variety of ingredients. It tastes less spicy but amazingly savory. CoCo Ichibanya (CoCo壱番屋/CoCo Ichi) is the best place to try Japanese curry as they are the biggest and popular chain where you can get delicious and cheap curry!
Visiting Yokohama? There are many things to do there; shopping, going to some museums, amusement parks, and eating ramen. Yokohama has thousands of ramen shops and also has invented a local ramen called "Iekei ramen" which is popular throughout Japan today. Here is a list of the most popular ramen shops around Yokohama station!
Visiting Nagoya? There are many things to do there, but the most important thing to do is eating "Nagoya meshi", the local cuisine of Nagoya. Nagoya, located in Aichi Prefecture, is famous for the unique and incredibly delicious dishes like miso katsu. Here is the top 8 dishes in Nagoya that you must try, and also recommended famous restaurants to eat them.
Do you know Blue Bottle Coffee? It is a chain coffee shop that has been very popular with people in the U.S. There are shops in CA, NY, DC, and Tokyo. Here is a guide to Blue Bottle Coffee in Tokyo so you can try the finest coffee during your trip.