Mazesoba is a very popular kind of soupless ramen in Japan. In Shimokitazawa you can try an original one that is made from a fusion of a Neapolitan pasta sauce and a Japanese seafood sauce. The result is really addictive! Here's about the popular new dish served at Mazesoba Ken in Shimokitazawa.
At 100 Spoons in Futakotamagawa (Tokyo), on any given day, you can see many mothers waiting in line to come to this popular resto. The restaurant offers free baby food adapted to your child's age. You can also go by yourself or with other grownups for the adult's kid's lunch plate! I went to try it out!
You can have the famously fluffy Mont Saint-Michel omelettes at Bistro Tama. The "omurice" (omelette and rice) is super soft thanks to the eggs and there is a juicy Hamburg steak on top!
Premium beef from Miyazaki Prefecture, in the southeastern part of Kyushu is some of the most highly-regarded in Japan. Even in the giant metropolis of Tokyo, there are very few locations specialing in the beef. One such restaurant is called 'Gyusho,' and should be on every meat-lovers list!
Located 5 minutes from Shimokitazawa Station in southwest Tokyo, 'Planet of Curry' (カレーの惑星) is a small curry shop that has gained popularity for the beautiful and original curry dishes it serves. The chef uses colorful ingredients such as edible flowers to decorate the unique-tasting curries, making typically plain dishes into visually appealing plates! If you're interested in trying a curry that's a little different than the norm, head to Shimokitazawa to check this place out!
It is rare to find Vietnamese restaurants in Tokyo, so I will spot out some of the best Vietnamese restaurants here, so you can enjoy some pho and Vietnamese spring rolls here in Tokyo!
Tokyo station has many attractions and shops inside the station, and one of the streets is called Tokyo Okashi Land. Okashi means snacks in Japanese, so you can find famous Japanese snacks such as Jagarico and Pocky, but in limited edition flavors that you can only purchase at Tokyo station! It is a perfect place to find gifts and souvenirs, but they also have some food stands that you can enjoy at the spot!
Tokyo Station is a huge bullet train hub. Chances are that if you're traveling from Tokyo to somewhere else in Japan, your journey will start at that station. While on the train, it's customary in Japan to eat a bento box lunch bought at the station. These are commonly called ekiben. Enjoying your ekiben in the train is a fun part of the traveling experience in Japan so make sure to grab yours before getting on the train. Here are some good places to buy some them at the Tokyo Station.