Stop by Ginza Bakery near Ginza Itchome station to try one of the area's famous sweets: the cream-filled castella biscuit sandwich. Available in plain or in rum & raisin flavours.
Fujimon is a yakiniku restaurant where you can eat some premium cuts of wagyu beef. Some of their cuts are so fresh that you can even eat them raw. Price is about ¥5,000 to ¥6,000 per person for dinner.
Looking to enjoy drinks, good foods, and the perfect izakaya atmosphere in Ebisu? Then this list is for you! These are some beloved-by-the-locals drinking holes near Ebisu station.
Sakaba Ebisudou is a well-kept secret in Ebisu. It doesn't even have a sign indicating that it's a restaurant but the regular customers rave about it. Find out all about this secret izakaya that is one of the best in the area.
Here are some good options for people looking for vegetarian or vegan foods in Asakusa! All the restaurants presented in the article are within a five-minute walk from Asakusa station.
Here are five well-known coffee shops and cafes in Iidabashi that are totally worth the try, either for their unique coffee and sweets or for their great atmosphere.
The Kanda area has a lot of good restaurants, and Yamatoya Otojiro, a seafood izakaya, is definitely one of them. Eat lots of fresh sashimi and drink of a couple of cups of sake and it shouldn't cost you more than ¥4,000.
Karaage is a Japanese word that refers to boneless, bite-sized pieces of fried meat (usually chicken). It's one of the most popular foods in Japan and can be found at restaurants and convenience stores everywhere. This article will tell you all about karaage, including how to pronounce it, links to great restaurants, and a recipe!
This article will briefly examine the Japanese ingredient called gobo (burdock) and answer questions including: What is gobo? What is gobo sushi? How do you cook gobo? What does burdock root do for the body? and more!
Located in a back street in Asakusa is a quaint, stylish restaurant called 'MISOJYU' that specializes in homemade onigiri and hearty Japanese soups. They put a strong focus on the quality of the ingredients used, serving incredibly delicious versions of Japanese home cooking.
In November 2019, a new ramen shop opened in Tokyo's Jimbocho neighborhood that serves a very unique kind of ramen: Lamb ramen! It's perhaps one of the rarest ramens you'll find in Tokyo and is quite interesting (and tasty) to eat! If you're a fan of lamb meat, you've got to give it a try!
The average price of the lunch buffets presented in this article is about ¥2,000. The cuisine genre includes a little bit of everything (sushi, Italian, vegetable-centric, Chinese, Thai, etc.) so you'll surely find something you like!
Looking for an outstanding place to enjoy music played on top-quality vintage turntables, speakers and amps? Then RECORD BAR analog in Shibuya, central Tokyo is a must-go!
Eat fresh Japanese veggies to your hearth's content with re:Dine's lunch buffet! It costs ¥800 for non-members, and ¥300 for members. More on the membership system in this article.
Tokyo's hotels are known for their lunch buffets, but few are quite so luxurious as 'The Sky,' located inside central Tokyo's Hotel New Otani. Just what does ¥7,865 yen get you access to? Read on to find out.
If you're a fan of Japanese food, you've likely come across the word 'kinpira' at some point. Maybe you've had a dish called 'kinpira gobo' or seen the word used somewhere else? If you're curious about what it means, read on (recipe link at the end!)
For anyone wanting to learn about Japanese sake, this is the perfect event! With presentations in English and Japanese, you get to taste 13 different kinds of delectable sakes!
The 10 izakayas in this article serve the best foods and drinks for the price and have that special izakaya atmosphere we all love. They're all located within a 5-minute walk from Akihabara station, and are pretty affordable too!
Have you heard the Japanese word 'tachigui?' In Japanese, it means 'standing while eating' and refers to small restaurants and izakayas that don't have chairs to sit down at! 'Hakone Soba' is a tachigui soba restaurant, one of the common types of tachigui restaurants found in Tokyo. Check it out for a tasty bowl of noodles in a hurry!
If you're a fan of ramen, you've no doubt heard of (and probably been to) Ichiran, one of the most popular and widespread Hakata-style ramen shops in the world. But did you know that a new Ichiran opened in Ginza, Tokyo in October of 2019 that serves "fancier" ramen dishes? We went to see if there's really any difference.