While You’re Here…

More than likely, if you are planning a trip to Tokyo, the name Tsukiji Fish Market would have been mentioned as one of the ‘to-do’s. Also you may have heard about the planned move (which had some delays due to various reasons), the temp closure of the market some years back (rumoured to be a…

Winter is almost here!

Winter is arriving… which means lovely snow up in the mountains and winter food will be back in restaurants! Whether you are looking to carb load, protein load, fat load or simply looking for cheap & good food – check this out: One of my favourite dishes, Sukiyaki – commonly found in restaurant chains like…

Daimaru

Found in the mix of shops and connected buildings in Tokyo station, Daimaru has a variety of food and retail shopping sections (https://goo.gl/maps/oYCH8). The basement level is where the food stuffs are – fresh food, pre-marinated food, packed food (bento, etc), food gifts, coffees, chocs, and much more. There is also a Kit Kat shop…

Instant Satisfaction (Ramen)

Ever craved for some yummy ramen but it’s not a good time to head out to Ichiran Ramen or some other good ramen restaurants? Have no fear, instant ramen is here. Unlike the typical Maggi brands that float around the world, these Japanese Instant Ramen actually hit the spot. And, you can get them easily…

Interactive Sushi for Gaijins

A popular place that’s crowded with tourists is Genki Sushi in Shibuya. The quality of sushi is pretty decent and the selling point is that it has English in its e-menu, which is a touch screen. Also, the variety sushi will bring you back for more. You get to order your sushi using the touch screen…

Sleepless in Shibuya

Shibuya is constantly full of life, people and things to do. From restaurants to shopping to sports to music to entertainment and much more. The list is endless for things you can do/find here – sushi shops, ramen places, izakaya (japanese style pubs), karaoke, internet cafes, arcade centres, shopping, sports shops and centres, music shops &…

Raving Ramen

As we know, Japan is the land of all sorts of great food including the infamous Ramen. There are several types of soup bases for Ramen – shoyu (soy sauce), miso, tonkotsu (pork stock)… to name a few. Have tried several Ramen places around Tokyo including Ippudo, Gogyo, and others. Among the lot, my favourite…