Have you been to Ningyocho? Ningyocho literally means "doll town", and there are remains of 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!
While you're in Tokyo, wouldn't you like to try the very famous Kobe beef. Kobe beef is famous for its flavour, well-marbled texture and tenderness. It is Tajima wagyu (Japanese beef) cattle from Kobe. There are many ways to enjoy this delicious wagyu (Japanese beef). Which one would you like to try? Perhaps all of them! The best way to try Kobe beef is to simply enjoy its delicious flavour as is. You can try it as a steak or on a BBQ grill. It is also delicious ever so slightly dipped in a lightly flavoured broth. You can also try it on top of rice with a raw egg. If you want to have a very Japanese experience, on top of superb ramen. And if you want a twist on a classic, as a burger!
If you love shabu shabu, a type of Japanese "nabemono" hotpot, consider the shinkuku as your next stop for finding a great restaurant. Here's the lowdown on shabu shabu restaurants in one of Tokyo's busiest and exciting district.
Sukiyaki is a Japanese dish that is prepared and served in a hotpot style pot. Sukiyaki usually consists of thinly sliced beef, which is slowly cooked or simmered with vegetables. The ingredients are usually dipped in a small bowl of raw, beaten eggs after being cooked in the pot. Sukiyaki is a must try, delicious staple Japanese dish!! Here is a list of the best Sukiyaki restaurants in Tokyo!
Kisoji is a great place to have traditional Japanese cuisine in Japan! Especially since the weather is getting a little colder, you'll enjoy these delicious Japanese broths with Japanese beef!
Sapporo has some nice shabu shabu (Japanese steamboat or hot pot) restaurants you should definitely consider trying while you are there! In particular, the place to be is around the Susukino Station. Here is a selection of the best shabu shabu restaurants in Sapporo city!
Kyoto is known for its sukiyaki that is made sweeter than in the rest of Japan. You should have this local specialty when in Tokyo. Here are some of the best addresses!
What is sukiyaki? It is thin slices of beef cooked in a broth with tofu and tons of vegetables. It is then dipped in a raw egg. It is simply heavenly! Here's a list of the must-visit sukiyaki restaurants in Shinjuku, Tokyo! (All price-ranges included).
One of the winter Japanese cuisine you can't miss, "nabe", a Japanese hot pot dishes. This post will be a perfect guide for everyone who would like to try making nabe of their own. From the most basic kind of nabe to the unique ones, you will get to know 12 recipes in this post.