- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.
Kashiwaya is a 3 Michelin star kaiseki restaurant in Osaka, with an outstanding reputation for excellence. If seeking a truly unforgettable meal in Osaka, there's no better option than here.
'Yoshizawa' (よし澤) in Roppongi Hills is the second location of a well-known Ginza kaiseki restaurant that has a Michelin Star. The food here is just as good, but it's much easier to get a reservation since the Roppongi location doesn't have a Michelin Star... Yet. If you're searching for an awesome kaiseki meal in Tokyo, Yoshizawa is a great option!
Located in Gion, Kyoto, 'Chihana' is a kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) restaurant that first opened in 1954. Gion is one of the most iconic districts of Kyoto, and high-end kaiseki such as that served at Chihana is the perfect meal to complete a visit to the historical neighborhood.
The area around Kameido Station is known for its delicious gyoza (fried Chinese dumplings). There are so many shops in the area offering gyoza that we decided to make a list of 5 of the best to help decerning gyoza seekers. Enjoy!
Kyubey's original restaurant in Ginza opened in 1936 and is famous around the world. However, there is also a location in Osaka, which serves sushi of a similar caliber, but is much easier to reserve at.
For being such a hip and popular spot, many of Harajuku's restaurants close fairly early (when compared to somewhere like nearby Shibuya Station). Searching for a late-night bowl of ramen can be more of a challenge than you'd expect! We're here to help. This is a list of 5 ramen shops that are open late!
If you're not familiar with Japanese, don't worry! This guide will equip you with the basic phrases you need to successfully navigate through a meal at a Japanese restaurant!
Wondering about the basic manners and etiquette of eating at a restaurant in Japan? Here's a guide to the most important things to keep in mind to ensure you have a great experience.
'Sojiki Nagahigashi' is a 2 Michelin star kaiseki restaurant in Kyoto that serves incredible food which utilizes fresh local ingredients that the chef gathers each day. Guests lucky enough to dine here can experience kaiseki cooking at its finest while watching the chef from a seat at the counter.
Japan's first ramen shop was opened in Tokyo in 1910. While that shop no longer exists, it is still possible to eat the same ramen that was served there if you go to another shop in neighboring Chiba prefecture.