- I live in west Tokyo and spend my time thinking about food and going bouldering.
There are so many kinds of ramen out there, and you've got questions: What's the difference between 'tonkotsu ramen' and 'shio tonkotsu ramen?' What is menma, anyway? What's the difference between ramen and chuka soba? All of these questions, and more, will be answered!
All you need to know about this fancy, tasty, big-eyed, red fish. If you're in Tokyo and looking to eat some kinmedai, check out the restaurant recommendations at the end of the article!
Starbucks Japan is currently running a retro promotion with menu items that pay homage to old-school Japanese coffee houses. One of the limited-edition items on the menu is a 'Pudding A La Mode Frappuccino.' We headed to Shinjuku to try it out!
For the beginning of the summer 2019 season, Starbucks Japan is launching a new promotion that aims to recreate a nostalgic Japanese coffee house feeling. 20 stores throughout the country will feature a retro sign, and special food and beverage items will be available at all locations!
We used an app that randomly selects a combination of menu items that total ¥1,000 to order our dinner at Saizeriya, a popular, cheap "Italian" chain restaurant in Japan. The results were surprising!
Located 7 minutes from Kinshicho Station in East Tokyo, 'Madai Ramen Mengyo' is a delicious ramen shop that won 'Best Newcomer Ramen' from TRY(Tokyo Ramen of the Year) in 2016. The Madai (sea bream) broth has an unbelievable condensed umami flavor that needs to be experienced!
Sanma is the Japanese name for the Pacific Saury, a fish that is usually caught in autumn on the northeast coast of Japan. They are packed with nutrition, rich in flavor, and wonderful to eat in a variety of preparations.
Until the end of May, the Daimaru department store's Tokyo location is presenting a 'Green Sweets Fair' that features more than 30 matcha-infused sweets items at various vendors within the store. Matcha lovers can enjoy a wide range of beautiful delicacies, including some special seasonal items!
We went to check out 'Menya Endo,' a ramen shop with special, thick noodles in Monzennakacho, Tokyo. The recommended item here is definitely the tsukemen. The super rich soup goes perfectly with the chewy, thick noodles. Check out our review below!
Cat street is a super-hip street between Shibuya and Harajuku. Despite the name, there's not too many cats here! One of Tokyo's hippest spots, Cat Street is very popular among the city's fashionable youth. Whether you're a fashion fan, or just want to take a walk, this street is worth checking out!