- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.
Taiyaki is a classic dessert you must try in Japan. It is often sold in stands, and it smells heavenly as you walk by. Taiyaki are sweets shaped as a fish ("tai") often filled with red bean paste or cream. There are a multitude of seasonal variations to try as well, such as sweet potato, or chestnut.
While you are visiting Kyoto, you should try having a very traditional and unique experience by having Buddhist monk cuisine in or by a temple. This will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience in Kyoto.
Thai food is flavourful and delicious. Not matter the time of day, or occasion, Thai is my go-to! It's a nice change if you need to try something different from Japanese food once in a while.
Asakusa is an unavoidable tourist destination in Tokyo. It is famous for the Sensō-ji shrine and its small stalls surrounding it. Asakusa still has a traditional feel to it and is definitely worth seeing!
Ikebukuro is one of the busiest stations in Tokyo, millions of people commute there everyday. It's a great place for shopping as there are many huge shopping mall complexes, as well as smaller shops. You can enjoy the many wine bars, cafes, cheap bars. There's something for everyone to enjoy in this neighbourhood. When you want to grab a bite by yourself, or with a larger group, sushi restaurants are perfect. There are very affordable and delicious; and conveyor belt restaurants are really fun to try!
Have you ever tried sake soft-serve ice cream? Well now's your chance. Even those who don't like sake will enjoy this delicious soft serve ice cream.
If you're spending the day around Roppongi, you should at Roppongi Hills to try different cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner! You'll be glad you stopped by!
牛カツ "Gyukatsu", delicious deep-fried cutlets of Japanese beef, originally from a specialised restaurant in Kyoto, can now be eaten in Tokyo! As of June 12th, if you head to Katsugyu in Takadonababa, you will also be able to enjoy this delicious cuisine from Kyoto.
While enjoying a lovely stroll around Omotesando, you are bound to stumble up Omotesando Hills. This beautiful complex is a great place to go shopping for some exclusive Japanese goods, and also a great place to fill up on delicious food! No matter what you are looking for, let it be Japanese cuisine, Italian cuisine or sweets, you will find something to make your belly smile.
If you would like to highlight you anniversary with that special someone, there are so many restaurants to choose from in Tokyo, and the choices can seem overwhelming. No matter what type of cuisine you are looking for, we got you covered: Japanese (和食), French, Italian, or even molecular dining. Beautiful view + delicious food + live music, we provide you the ingredients to create the perfect anniversary, up to you to make it unforgettable.