One of Tokyo's most interesting traditional festival has to be the Sanja Matsuri. It is held annually in May on the grounds of the Sensoji Temple. You'll see beautiful ornated floats, geishas, and even shirtless yakuzas.
Kabukicho is probably the most famous nightlife spot in Tokyo, if not all of Japan. In the midst of all the bars, clubs, and other...establishments, there are some fantastic places to get an insanely delicious bite to eat, even if it's well past midnight. Here are 5 such places!
Home's Pasta (Shibuya main location / Shinjuku branch) serves what many people consider the best pasta in Tokyo. The signature dish is called 'Pasta of Despair'. Here's all you need to know about it.
Located near Suehirocho in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Burger & Milkshake Crane serves one of Tokyo's most over-the-top cheeseburger called the Super Cheeseburger. Here's all you need to know about the famous item.
Ginza is filled with excellent restaurants serving every kind of Japanese food imaginable, so it can be difficult to decide what to eat. Instead of reading through pages of information, just browse through these photos until you see something that looks good and click 'More Info' to get the details.
Shinjuku is one of Tokyo's ramen hubs, with dozens of top-notch shops to choose from. Here are pictures of some of the very best bowls in the city to help narrow your search! Click on 'More Info' to see the map.
Ginza Budonoki is a classic cafe of long-standing in Ginza. It serves some exquisite desserts and afternoon tea sets that use an abundance of seasonal fruits and other top-quality ingredients.
'Cafe Tint' is a small cafe tucked away in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo. The cafe's signature menu item is its omurice, which can be fully customized with more than 13,000 possible combinations! They don't just look good, however, they also taste fantastic by any omurice standard!
This restaurant is one of the best known in the city for Kobe Beef. They served both high-end Kobe Beef courses and very reasonably-priced lunchtime set meals with Kobe beef prepared in multiple ways!
Looking for a place to have delectable wagyu beef as part of a gorgeous Japanese style course? Then Rangetsu in Ginza is definitely a great option to consider!
Have you heard of back fat ramen (背脂ラーメン)? It's a type of ramen that features a rich broth enhanced by pork fat (cut from the pig's back, hence the name back fat). 'Hopuken,' the shop that first created back fat ramen 60 years ago is still open, meaning you can go and try the original for yourself!