- I love traveling and eating. My favorites are everything matcha and cheesecakes.
When you come to Hakodate, Hokkaido, you need to have ramen! Hakodate has a bunch of great ramen shops that attracts both locals and visitors. There is also a local specialty ramen called "Hakodate ramen" worth trying too. Here is a list of top ramen shops you should give it a try.
If you're looking for a great izakaya (Japanese style bar) or a big fan of seafood, you should try Isomaru Suisan. It is a causal chain restaurant often found near stations in Tokyo and the cities. The fresh seafood grilled in front of you is amazing! It's a place where you can order seafood and grill it yourself in the tiny grill they provide: clams, scallops and squid.
Wakanui is a famous steakhouse in Tokyo. They offer incredible steaks and the best view of Tokyo's iconic building, Tokyo Tower. If you are looking for the nice restaurant to have a special dining experience, just visit Wakanui, and you won't regret.
Izakaya (Japanese style bar) is a type of casual drinking place where you relax and enjoy your drinks, food, and conversations with your friends, family, or significant other. The best izakaya to experience the real Japanese nightlife would be Uotami, the biggest and popular chain that is located in all across Japan including Tokyo (Shibuya, Ginza, Shinjuku...and more!). They also offer the "nomihodai" (all-you-can-drink) you should check out.
Visiting the Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo? Remember sushi is not the only thing to have. There is an adorable coffee shop called Turret Coffee near Tsukiji station where you can have delicious espresso drinks. Just stop by Turret Coffee and have a break with a cup of coffee!
Summer is here! In Japan, they have summer festivals in many places and the people love to go there wearing yukata (Japanese traditional clothes). They have A LOT of food stalls everywhere at the festival offering a variety of food and snacks to eat while watching fireworks.
Have you ever heard of "oden"? It is a common Japanese winter (and autumn) dish. It can be served at restaurants, food stalls, convenience stores, and made at home. One interesting thing about oden is that it has a great variety of ingredients. Here is a list of common items you'll find in a pot of oden!
Komeda's coffee (コメダ珈琲) is one of the most common and popular cafe in Japan. They offer very relaxing time with great coffee and food. Give it a try while you are in Japan!
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular food in Japan, which you can't miss while in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in major areas such as Shibuya and Ginza, and also restaurants of various price ranges from high-end to cheap. Surely you'll find one that fits your need.
Have you been to Ningyocho? Ningyocho literally means "doll town", and there are remains of old an old downtown from Edo period where you can feel traditional Japan. There are a bunch of famous and old-established restaurants, so here is a list of 5 selected ones specializing in Japanese cuisines!