- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.
This summer, 2019, a shop called 'SALON BAKE & TEA' in Shinjuku is offering a luxurious and beautiful seasonal peach shaved ice dish unlike anything you've ever tried! It's perfect for the hot summer days that are on the horizon!
Looking for an out of the ordinary bar experience in Tokyo? Check out 5 of my recommendations!
Harukoma is one of Osaka's most popular sushi restaurants. They don't take reservations, so each day people line up outside to wait for a turn to fill their stomachs with cheap yet delicious sushi that is piled with neta (toppings). If you're looking for a satisfying yet extremely affordable sushi experience that isn't a big conveyor belt sushi chain, Harukoma can't be beaten!
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!
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!
Yakitori is probably my favorite way to eat chicken. It's simple yet delicious, and is so easy to eat and enjoy. When I heard about a small restaurant in West Tokyo where guests can cook their own yakitori, I had to go check it out! Here's my experience.
Osaka is Japan's second largest city and is known as the hub of west-Japanese culture. The city is large and filled with awesome and unique things to eat and do, making it a great place to visit as a tourist! Here is Favy's list of 25 + great things to do in Osaka. Enjoy!
There are several options for halal food in the Ueno area. Here are our top 5 picks. Each Restaurant on the list is certified by the Japan Halal Foundation.
The Ikebukuro Nishi-Guchi location of the famous takoyaki chain 'Gindako' is the only location in Tokyo to offer an all-you-can-eat and drink plan! If you're a fan of takoyaki, this is your chance to eat as much takoyaki as your heart desires for 60 minutes! We went to try it for ourselves!
Asakusa is filled with awesome ramen shops. Among those, 'Asakusa Ramen Yoroiya' is perhaps the most famous in the area. The shop is beloved by locals and tourists alike and often has a line stretching out the door. We went to try the 'Futago Tamago Ramen,' which features a rare egg with two yolks!