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.
Takagaki no Sushi is a newcomer to the Tokyo sushi scene, offering incredibly fresh, impeccable sushi served in a cozy and intimate setting (an old building from the Taisho era with just 6 counter seats). It's still unknown among tourists, but that's likely to change very soon!
Ginza Yamaji is one of the best places in Ginza to get a high-end kaiseki course meal. If you've got the money to spend, you won't regret choosing Yamaji for a fancy dinner night in Ginza.
The incredible yakitori that David Chang ate on an episode of the Netflix show 'Ugly Delicious' was at a restaurant called 'Masakichi.' However, the chef has since opened a new restaurant in a different part of Tokyo called 'Yakitori Kodama,' and that's the place to go if you want to try the chicken that made David Chang cry.
If you're a ramen head, this is one bowl of luxurious ramen that you've got to add to your to-eat list. The umami-filled bowl is topped with juicy sous vide-cooked duck and chicken chashu, delicious menma, and a big slice of premium wagyu that slowly melts into the soup. Yum.
In Tokyo, the most famous restaurants are usually booked for months and incredibly expensive, but going into an unknown restaurant is unsettling. Don't worry! The sushi counters in this article all serve sushi delicious enough to merit fame, yet are still mostly unknown to tourists. Enjoy!
Tokyo is the ultimate food destination in the world, and you've got questions: What should I eat in Tokyo? How much does it cost to dine out in Tokyo? Where should a foodie like me stay? These questions will be answered, along with our restaurant recommendations for the most popular types of Japanese food. Enjoy!
For a fun evening in Shibuya, try one of these 10 izakaya-style restaurants serving excellent food and drinks, and that have the perfect izakaya atmosphere.
Looking for wagyu in Tokyo but don't want to pay a fortune? Then these five restaurants have some amazing options that are tasty, original and under ¥2,000!
Omurice is a popular Japanese dish that basically consists of a Japanese-style omelette on fried rice. A good place to try this simple, yet delicious dish is at little pool coffee in the Omotesando-Harajuku area.