Our posts about dining experiences in Tokyo

Asakusa Sushi Ken

Sushi Ken is a halal-friendly sushi shop in Asakusa Tokyo. In fact, it was the first to offer a fully halal-friendly sushi menu in Japan.

The Price of Coffee in Tokyo

Expensive Sometimes, But Not Outrageously Coffee in Tokyo can be very expensive but also quite affordable — it all depends on the place you get your coffee, the type, size,  and the experience you’re after. Coffee prices in Tokyo are not overly high. Expect to spend between ¥100 to ¥800 on coffee in Tokyo; depending […]

Best Restaurants In Tokyo: Find The Perfect Meal (2020)

Our Hand-Picked Recommendations With Help From Our Local Japanese Friends Tokyo is loaded with restaurants with some of the most incredible dining experiences you can find in Japan. While Shinjuku is probably a foodie’s mecca, every district has outstanding cuisine. And you don’t need to huddle around Tokyo Station either. We honestly don’t like the […]

The Incredible Price of Fugu & The Best Fugu Restaurants in Tokyo

Expect to spend between ¥6,000 – ¥30,000 on a fugu dining experience in Tokyo, depending on the restaurant you choose, and the course menu.

Krung Siam: An Amazing Thai Dining Experience in Kichijoji

This place… oh… I remember the first time I dined here. One word. Amazing. Okay, another word.  Authentic. If you’ve dined in Japan for long, you’ll know why that word is essential. I can’t count how many times I’ve eaten at an Italian/Thai/Chinese/Korean restaurant and, while delicious, it wasn’t what I would call authentic. That’s […]

The Best Sushi in Tachikawa; Incredible Quality in the Suburbs

Tachikawa may be little known outside of Tokyo, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have some of the most incredible sushi you’ll find in this part of Japan.

HopeKen: Steaming Hot Tonkotsu Ramen Hidden In Musashimurayama

Wow… on a cold winter night in Tokyo this place hits the spot perfectly.  Too bad it’s hiding in plain sight. While not exactly tucked behind buildings, it is on a main road, it is so unassuming it is easy to miss. Plus it is in Musashimurayama, all the way in the Western suburbs of […]

Mensho Tokyo: A Novel Ramen Shop Sourcing Fresh Ingredients

Mensho is a fantastically unique ramen shop in Bunkyo with a top-notch chef that sources the freshest ingredients from local farmers.

Gonpachi Nori-Temaki: Kill Bill Restaurant Does Hand-Rolled Sushi

Gonpachi Nori-Temaki is a hand-wrapped sushi (temaki) spin-off from the famous Kill Bill restaurant chain, Gonpachi, in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Go to Barbacoa when you want Brazilian food in Tokyo

Barbacoa is a fantastic Brazilian churrasco buffet-style restaurant specializing in classic grilled meats in an all-you-can-eat dining experience — with five locations in Tokyo.

Here are the Best Yakitori Shops in Shinjuku; Picked by Our Local Friends

“What should I eat when in Tokyo? Where’s the best yakitori?” We hear these questions all the time. Yakitori. Eat yakitori when in Tokyo. If you love grilled foods, in this case chicken, you will love yakitori. In this guide we enlisted the help of my local friends to pick some of the best yakitori […]

Posada del Sol: Finally, Authentic Mexican Food in Tokyo

Posada del Sol is a teeny, tiny authentic Mexican restaurant — with actual Mexican chefs — located a couple of minutes from Kumegawa station.

Best Yakiniku in Shinjuku: 12 Popular Picks by Locals

What are the best yakiniku shops in Shinjuku, Tokyo? The ones the locals love. Yakiniku is very popular; LOTS of quality yakiniku restaurants to discover!