- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.
Matsukiya is a high-end wagyu restaurant in Kyoto's Shijo Neighborhood that offers a mouth-watering menu of sukiyaki, shabu-shabu, and steak. The meat comes directly from Matsukiya's wholesale storefront in neighboring Shiga Prefecture and is of outstanding quality.
Yokohama has some great ramen and is even the birthplace of iekei ramen which is now popular throughout the country. If you're in the city and looking for a good place to go for ramen, head to the newly opened 'Japan Food Hall' which hosts 5 different ramen shops in one building!
Japan has quite a few family-style chain restaurants that are popular for their cheap prices and parking lots, meaning they are easy to bring the whole family to. Bamiyan is one such restaurant, serving classic Japanese-Chinese food at locations around the country.
Fluffy pancakes, modern pancakes, dessert pancakes, classic pancakes... Looking for some great flapjacks in Shinjuku, Tokyo? Look no further than this list of 8 of the best pancake restaurants in the neighborhood.
Are you looking for a spot to grab a delicious bite of food in Ogikubo, Tokyo? Here are some of the best restaurants serving awesome yet affordable food. Enjoy!
Tsuta was the first-ever ramen restaurant to earn a Michelin Star 5 years ago. However, the shop has packed up and moved to a new location in Yoyogi Uehara, and plans to start a new chapter with a new menu.
Sekki Ramen is a new ramen shop in Tokyo's Takadanobaba neighborhood that offers a very unique bowl of piping hot ramen. The stone bowls that this delicious ramen is served in are heated to over 300 degrees Celcius before the ramen soup is added (and consequently boiled). For interesting and tasty tonkotsu ramen, give this place a try!
A popular omurice restaurant with 10 locations around Japan recently started a new eating challenge: eat a giant omurice in under 30 minutes and get it for free! Fail and pay the ¥4,000 price tag. Think you could finish it?
Nishiogi Tou is a newcomer to the ramen scene that was good enough to be added to the Michelin Guide after just a year of operation! The shop's ramen features handmade noodles, incredible soup, and sakura woodchip-smoked chashu that make it a standout bowl!
Located in a back street in Asakusa is a quaint, stylish restaurant called 'MISOJYU' that specializes in homemade onigiri and hearty Japanese soups. They put a strong focus on the quality of the ingredients used, serving incredibly delicious versions of Japanese home cooking.