'Kyoto Gatten' is a "Tempura Pub" restaurant in Kyoto that offers the chance to experience a wide variety of traditional Japanese foods and beverages all in one place! Starting this summer, the restaurant is offering a 'Matcha Experience,' included with lunch where guests can make their own matcha!
Most people are probably familiar with tempura bowls or tempura udon noodles, but authentic Japanese tempura is actually enjoyed by itself with some salt. In the Ginza area, there are many great tempura restaurants that serve outstanding tempura, piece-by-piece at the counter, just like sushi.
Located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Tempura Araki (天ぷら あら木）is one of the top tempura restaurants in Japan. Only 18 guests per day can enjoy the magical, scrumptious tempura served here by master chef Yoshiyuki Araki. Make a trip to Japan's northern island and try it out for yourself!
Tetsuya Satome is an eccentric Japanese chef often referred to as the god of tempura, nothing less! He owns the restaurant Mikawa Zezankyo on the east part of Tokyo. If you want to see what high-end tempura is about, read this article!
When you are in the beautiful island Okinawa, tempura is one of the dishes you should try. Tempura is a traditional Japanese dish where ingredients are coated with special batter and then deep fried. It is popular all over the country, but Okinawa's tempura is often slightly different from the normal tempura as Okinawa is located in the southernmost island.
Just-fried tempura and soba noodles are served at the restaurant, "Appare." This restaurant just opened on March 1st, and as their opening campaign, the two dinner time courses are offered with a 1000 yen discount.
Tempura is one of the best-known Japanese foods. Served freshly-made with a nice soy-based dipping sauce, it's hard to think of a more irresistible food. Not as greasy as most western-style deep-fried foods, the Japanese also use many types of vegetables as tempura ingredients. Some might even say that Japanese tempura is healthy for that reason. So if you happen to be in Shibuya looking for tempura, here is the lowdown of a few places worth going to for tempura.
Tempura Kondo is an amazing high-end tempura restaurant in chic Ginza. The restaurant's delicate and superbly prepared tempura will astonish you, both by its presentation and taste. Make sure to call ahead of time as this restaurant requires a reservation.