Category Dining

Matsu Shimokitazawa

Tokyo Local restaurant in Shimokitazawa

Tokyo is so damn crowded. There are 10 million people living in Tokyo. So when I go out to dinner over the weekend, I often avoid major popular areas such as Shinjuku and Shibuya unless I have a reservation. I prefer going out to local areas. Less people, no waiting to be seated, more relaxing […]

Japan Restaurant Week 2014 | Tokyo gourmet festival begins!

Restaurant Week is a special gourmet festival that you can enjoy selected menu from prestigious restaurants at very reasonable price! Japan Restaurant Week (JRW 2014) is an awesome opportunity to experience restaurants that you always wanted to dine! be Mesmerized ★★★★★ Dates of JRW 2014: January 24 to February 11 Areas of JRW 2014: All […]

SUKIYAKI | Want to explore Japanese food culture one step further?

Beef Sukiyaki at Morita-Ya Specializes in Su-ki-ya-ki and beef steak, flagship store of Morita-Ya is in Kyoto. Morita-Ya is one of highly recommended restaurants in Ma-ru-no-u-chi area. If you are visiting newly renovated Tokyo Station and in the mood to explore Japanese unique food culture, you may want to include Morita-Ya, located right in the […]

Got a sweet tooth? | Tokyo cafe to enjoy Kyoto’s prominent sweets

Say you are on a business trip and do not have enough time to travel to Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto. But let me suggest to you that you can still enjoy Kyoto’s prominent traditional sweets while you are in Tokyo. Gion Tokuya – Harajuku Its main shop is in Kyoto Gion, better known for one […]

Vegetarian Cuisine | Dine out in Tokyo

Vegetarian restaurants are actually rarer than you may think in Tokyo. I selected two restaurants where you can enjoy vegetarian cuisines originally derived from Buddhist monks with diet restrictions. Tenpura – Tsunahachi At Tsunahashi, you may want to sit at the counter. A chef cooks right in front of you and you can enjoy fresh […]