Japan

Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

1 Chome-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan | map | Oh, how I love the crispy deep fried pork that is Tonkatsu – one of Japan’s specialities. Tonkatsu is pork cutlet that is breaded, deep-fried and served with mountains of cabbage to take the edge […]

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japan, 〒150-0013 Tokyo, 渋谷区Ebisu, 1−6−6 | website | map | One of the best places you can get ice cream in Tokyo is Japanese Ice Ouca, located in Ebisu area. They do unusual flavours very well, such as pumpkin, cherry blossom, brown sugar, as well as the […]

Tsukiji Market | Fresh Sushi in Tokyo

Tsukiji Market | Fresh Sushi in Tokyo

5 Chome-2-1 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 104-0045, Japan | website | map | What better way to start your January diet than eating raw fish all day long?! And the best place to do this is, of course, Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. It was the best […]

Yushintei Ryokan | Kaiseki Cuisine in Hakone

Yushintei Ryokan | Kaiseki Cuisine in Hakone

193 Yumotochaya, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0312, Japan | website | map | Since it is the 1st day of 2018, I just wanted to say thank you to the people that have supported our new blog. Even though we’re small now, we hope to grow […]

Gindaco Takoyaki | Octopus Balls in Tokyo

Gindaco Takoyaki | Octopus Balls in Tokyo

Japan, 〒150-0001 Tōkyō-to, Shibuya-ku, Jingūmae, 1 Chome−14−24, 第5寿和ビル | website | map | We knew we had to try the famous octopus balls when we were in Japan. Takoyaki are made from a wheat batter and filled with diced Tako (octopus) and moulded into balls […]

Nishiki Market | Kyoto Foodie Shopping

Nishiki Market | Kyoto Foodie Shopping

Japan, 〒604-8054 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, 富小路通四条上る西大文字町609番地 | website | map | One of the top things to do in Kyoto is to visit the Nishiki Market, especially if you’re a foodie. It’s a magical wonderland of mysterious things fermenting in tubs, all the seafood you […]

Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima | Michelin Starred Sardines

Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima | Michelin Starred Sardines

Japan, 〒160-0022 Tokyo, Shinjuku, 3 Chome−32−5, 日原ビル | website | map | Japan has the most Michelin starred restaurants in the world and we wanted to experience some of them, but without having to fork out for a hefty price tag. A good way to get […]

Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho | Tokyo’s Izakaya Heaven

Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho | Tokyo’s Izakaya Heaven

Japan, 〒160-0023 Tokyo, 新宿区Nishishinjuku, 1−1−1| website | map | The first stop on the Japanese food adventure had to be an Izakaya. These Japanese pub eateries usually serve small plates to have with an extraordinary large beer, or three! Commonly, Izakayas will serve yakitori which […]

Rokurinsha Ramen | Tokyo Train Station Tsukemen

Rokurinsha Ramen | Tokyo Train Station Tsukemen

Japan, 〒100-0005 Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Marunouchi, 1 Chome−1−9−1 東京駅一番街 東京ラーメンストリート内 | website | map | We had heard a lot about the famous ramen in Tokyo train station where people queue for hours to get this bowl of heaven for their lunch. The tsukemen style of ramen […]

Katsukura | You NEED this Tonkatsu in Kyoto

Katsukura | You NEED this Tonkatsu in Kyoto

Japan, 〒604-8205 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Nakagyō-ku, Ishibashichō (Sanjōdōri), 三条通寺町東入石橋町16 | website | map | Is there anything more glorious than Tonkatsu? (insert thinking face emoji), if you can think of anything better please let us know so we can get it in our face immediately. This was […]