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.
In the Tokyo station area, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat freshly baked bread and sandwiches for just ¥1,080 as part of Sandogu Inn Kobya's lunch special.
Nair's Restaurant is an Indian restaurant of very long-standing in Ginza. It's famous in Tokyo for being the first to offer authentic curry. We went to try out their super famous Murgi Lunch. Here's all you need to know about it and the restaurant.
Eating raw eggs is part of Japanese food culture, and tamago kake gohan is one of the simplest dishes that features a raw egg. Although people usually make tamago kake gohan at home, there is a restaurant called 'Kisaburo Nojo' that offers customers the opportunity to compare gourmet eggs as they eat this simplest of Japanese comfort foods!
There's a seemingly normal udon restaurant in Ebisu, Tokyo that serves a very unique bowl of curry udon with a most peculiar topping. It looks like whipped cream, but is it??
Connected to Tokyo Station in the basement of the KITTE Marunouchi building is a ramen-lovers paradise; 5 famous and delicious ramen shops lining a hallway called 'Ramen Gekisenku,' which means 'Ramen Battleground' in Japanese! Looking for a phenomenal bowl of ramen near Tokyo Station? This is the place to go!
If you're looking to get a good dose of fresh fruits and veggies in Shinjuku, then Mr. Farmer might be your best bet. They have lots of good vegan options too!
There's a restaurant just 3 minutes away from Shibuya Station called 'Onisoba Fujiya ~Premium~' that sells a must-try bowl of lobster miso ramen. Definitely check it out next time you're in the area!
A Happy Pancake in Shinjuku Sanchome is a convenient place to try Japan's famous fluffy pancakes in central Tokyo. Here's what their famous pancakes look like.
Ginza has quite a few high-end sushi options to choose from. One great option is a restaurant called 'Sushi Ginza Onodera,' which serves outstanding, flawless edomae-style sushi in a great atmosphere with excellent service. The restaurant's sister shop in LA actually was awarded 2 Michelin stars, so the quality is unquestionably good!
Taiwan Cafe Zen serves an original drink: the butterfly pea tea. It serves all kinds of other colourful drinks too, and some popular local foods from Taiwan.