- I've been traveling and eating my way around the world! Now I'm in Tokyo to share all my favourite spots! I spend my time traveling, surfing, hiking, camping and eating amazing food! My favourite Japanese food...Agedashi Tofu!
Here's one event to mark on your calendar for Tokyo this summer! Check out Tokyo Midtown's Smirnoff Midpark Cafe from mid July to the end of August! Escape the city heat and relax under the garden trees and enjoy some fantastic cocktails and delicious food!
Let's face it, sushi trains are pretty standard when in Japan. However, when you come across one serves you quality sushi at a reasonable price it's worth talking about. Introducing, Gatten Sushi. A touch fancier than other places, with sushi to delight, read on to find out more!
Three words. Creamy Miso Ramen. Miso ga Ichiban specialises in miso flavoured ramen. It's not your typical miso ramen though, it's like miso on steroids. Come hit the ramen gym of your dreams!
Experience the real way of samurai when you're in Tokyo next at Sengoku Buyuden! Here all history buffs and samurai lovers will be able to geek out over some traditional samurai armour, swords, and more! Get down here to discover great food amongst some historical Japanese culture.
Ranked 20th in the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2011, Ryugin has a lot of accomplishments. It has three Michelin stars amongst other awards. Renowned Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto wows his guests with a special fusion cuisine in downtown Roppongi, Tokyo. Come for an incredible food journey.
Venturing out towards Nakano along the Chuo line is Higashi Nakano - Nakano's little brother to the east. Here you'll find a long street called Ginza with a number of little shops and eateries. A local's favourite here is "Juban" a down-to-earth diner-style eatery with a friendly charm. The food is worth lining up for!
If you're looking for a unique souvenir to bring back home from Japan with you Rokkatei Strawberry Chocolates could be just for you! Gaining popularity recently amongst international visitors these delicate sweets are sure to please all your friends and family.
Food trucks have gained a lot of popularity overseas in recent years, but you might not see that many in Tokyo, as you need to know where to go to spot them! Antaru Kitchen Food Truck was a bit of a lucky find. Venture down to Kojimachi and grab some original Ghana grub!
Yokohama-iekei Ramen is a speciality ramen dish that originates from the Yokohama area. It literally means "homestyle or family-style" and is one of the creations of a Yokohama local all the way back in 1974. This iekei style of ramen has gained somewhat of a cult following in Japan is a must-try for any ramen-buff!
I couldn't believe what I had stumbled upon when I went here for the first time! Sushi Koraku Bekkan is a Tokyo local's secret! A charming little restaurant that serves up delectable sushi and sashimi in business district Kojimachi.