Food

Japanese Solo Barbecue at YAKINIKU LIKE 焼肉ライク in Tokyo - 黒毛和牛 Black Wagyu Beef

Yakiniku is Japanese style barbecue. This restaurant is a Yakiniku chain and their seating system is quite unique. Seats are separated by individual mini-sized grills for one person and partitions to enable customers to come here alone and concentrate on ...
Food

Pork Bone (とんこつ Tonkotsu) Broth Ramen Restaurant - HAKATA-TENJIN in Tokyo 東京 豚骨ラーメン 博多天神

They specialize in Tonkotsu ramen which has very thin, straight noodles and white, pork bone broth. Their classic ramen costs only 500 yen.
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Squid Rice IKAMESHI いかめし・イカ飯

IKAMESHI is a delicious dish made with squid and rice that is local to Hokkaido 北海道, Japan. (Northern Japan) It is a simmered food seasoned with soy sauce, sugar, Japanese style broth and so on.
Food

Lunch On A Budget - DOTONBORI OKONOMIYAKI 道とん堀 お好み焼き, 超お得ランチメニュー

With more than 300 locations across Japan, Dohtonbori Okonomiyaki is one of the largest Okonomiyaki chains in the country. Okonomiyaki is often referred to as “Japanese pizza.”
Food

Chiken Namban and Deep Fried Chicken Set Meals at a Restaurant AGERUYA in Tokyo 揚げたて食堂 アゲルヤ チキン南蛮・から揚げ定食

I recommend this restaurant's reasonable deep fried chicken dishes (set meals). They cost 500 yen level including tax. Yummy!
Culture

Rice Culture in Japan - Coin Operated Rice Polishing Machines コイン精米機・精米所

Japanese people like eating tasty rice. Some people buy brown rice. Then, when they cook it, they can bring the rice to the machine and polish it to their favorite rice such as well-polished brown or white rice. Actually, my mother sometimes do that to ma...
Food

ICHIBANKAN 中華食堂 一番館!

This restaurant chain offers reasonable pork bowl, ramen and so on. Amazingly, low price and tasty!
Food

Shrimp & Avocado - Sandwich Shop SUBWAY in Japan サブウェイ サンドイッチ えびアボカド

‎The sandwich shop Subway is also a popular fast food chain in Japan. Japanese Subway offers the "Shrimp & Avocado Sandwich" which is not offered in the US.When you visit Japan, why not try the sandwich with the local Japanese Subway dressing called W...
Sightseeing

Shopping and Foodie Guide in Asakusa Tokyo 東京 浅草 ショッピング グルメ

Asakusa 浅草 in downtown Tokyo is an cultural area for shopping, eating and drinking.
Food

Delicious Liver Dish - Pork Organ Meat Izakaya Restaurant EIYUUYA in Tokyo Japan レバニラ もつ焼き 居酒屋「英勇屋」東京 大塚

They offer 4 kinds of delicious creamy pork liver dishes! I recommend this place if you like pork liver dish.
Food

Oyster Lunch at an Izakaya Restaurant TOBIUME 飛梅 in Tokyo Japan かき小屋・ランチ

This restaurant specializes in fresh oysters, grown in Miyagi 宮城, Japan, an oyster-producing district. They offer low-priced and tasty set meals at lunch time.
Sightseeing

Spring Photos of Meiji Jingu Shrine 明治神宮 and Yoyogi Park 代々木公園 in Tokyo Japan (Cherry Blossoms 桜・花見)

Tourists who come from foreign countries might imagine Tokyo as a metropolitan city containing many buildings and a crowd of people without nature. However, Tokyo still has a rich natural environment on offer in the downtown.
Food

Spicy Spaghetti Restaurant AOTOGARASHI in Yoyogi Tokyo Japan 東京 代々木 爆辛スパゲッティ専門店 青とうがらし

Their business is permanently closed.This spaghetti restaurant in Tokyo offers several kinds of spicy spaghetti items cooked with some styles of spicy sauces such as Italian, Japanese and Chinese.
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Sushi Go Round KAISEN MISAKIKO 回転寿司 海鮮三崎港 Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo

Kaisen Misakiko 海鮮三崎港 is a sushi restaurant chain in Japan.Their sushi prices are 110, 190, 260, 300, 390, 490 or 590 yen per 1 dish. (not including 10% tax)
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80 Yen Chicken / Pork on a Skewer at a Bar YAKITORIDON Komagome Branch in Tokyo 焼鳥どん 駒込店

They offer all kinds of chicken / pork on a skewer for 80 yen. These taste delicious and worth more than 80 yen.
Food

Japanese Mother's Cooking / Home Style Daily Dishes at a Restaurant MAIDO-OOKINI SHOKUDO まいどおおきに食堂 家庭料理・おふくろの味

Our daily Japanese food is inexpensive and nutritious. Would you like to try real daily Japanese food?
Food

Salmon Roe Bowl Costs Only 500 yen at a Seafood Shop UOKUSA in Ueno Tokyo 東京 上野 魚草のいくら丼 500円

I will definitely repeat this standing bar. Oyster and crab are also inexpensive.
Sightseeing

Shopping and Foodie Guide in Shibuya 渋谷 Tokyo

Shibuya 渋谷 in downtown Tokyo is good place for shopping, eating and drinking.
Culture

Japanese Food Culture: WHALE MEAT Dishes at a Restaurant KUJIRASHOKUDOU 鯨食堂 in Saitama next to Tokyo くじら料理

Are you interested in eating whale meat such as steak, sushi, sashimi (raw) and deep fried whale?This restaurant is permanently closed.
Food

ICHIKAKUYA (also called IKKAKUYA) is a chain specializing in a style of Yokohama-Iekei ramen in Japan. 横浜家系ラーメン 壱角家

Yokohama Iekei Style began as a single ramen restaurant in Yokohama 横浜 City Kanagawa 神奈川 Prefecture next to Tokyo a long time ago. Iekei ramen is one of Yokohama's local culinary delicacies.
Food

Sake Tasting Vending Machine at SHOWAGURA 昭和蔵 in Kawagoe 川越 Saitama 埼玉 Japan

If you would like to try paid sake tasting and you can't speak Japanese, this sake vending machine is a good system. There are more than 35 kinds of sake which of all are produced by sake breweries located in Saitama 埼玉 Prefecture next to Tokyo. This paid...
Food

HottoMotto ほっともっと is a takeout food shop chain in Japan. Get a rice bowl DELUXE TOKU DON デラックス得丼

They have more than 2700 shops across Japan, and their business model is that they don't provide a place to dine in the shop, strictly takeout.
News

A cloak room app "ecbo cloak" is useful while traveling Japan instead of using coin lockers. コインロッカー・クローク・アプリ

There is an app called "ecbo cloak" about cloak rooms that is useful while traveling Japan.
Food

Delicious Chicken NAMBAN チキン南蛮 at a Restaurant KOSHITANTAN 虎視眈々 in Shibuya 渋谷 Tokyo 東京 Japan

Are you looking for a recommended restaurant in Shibuya 渋谷 Tokyo?Have you eaten a Japanese chicken dish called CHICKEN NAMBAN?
Sightseeing

SNOOPY MUSEUM TOKYO and PEANUTS CAFE (in Minami-machida Grandberry Park) スヌーピーミュージアム・ピーナッツカフェ・南町田グランベリーパーク

In December of 2019, the museum moved from Roppongi 六本木 to Machida 町田 Tokyo. It is now in a large shopping mall which has restaurants and designer stores along with a movie theater, arcade, and food court.
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A cafe and bar chain PRONTO in Japan offers tasty octopus carpaccio, deep fried burdock root sticks. プロント・タコのカルパッチョ・ごぼうの唐揚げ

Octopus dishes are popular in Japan. Are you interested in eating fresh octopus?
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A restaurant chain NAKAU なか卯 offers tasty chicken and egg rice bowl OYAKODON 親子丼 in Japan.

I highly recommend their OYAKODON. It is a type of Japanese chicken dish. They also offer beef bowl, katsudon (pork cutlet bowl), noodles (udon / soba), curry rice and so on.
Food

Grilled Pork Organ Meat on a Skewer at an Izakaya Bar OTONBA in Ueno Tokyo - 肉maroおとんば・やきとん・もつ焼き・東京上野

They specializes in inexpensive grilled pork organ meat.
Food

A beef bowl chain SUKIYA offers reasonable lunch set meals all over Japan. - すき家 牛丼 Gyudon

I recommend すき家 Sukiya's "Kimchi Beef Bowl" and "Lunch Menu".
Sightseeing

Cafe&Bar MERMAID in Akihabara Tokyo - Enjoy Chatting with Very Attractive Maids and All You Can Drink! 飲み放題カフェ&バー・マーメイド 東京 秋葉原

This is a maid bar, where the female bartenders wear maid costume.I have been to several maid cafes or maid bars in Tokyo.To be honest, this place is the best maid cafe and bar in my life because all maids wear amazingly cute, lovely and attractive costum...
Event

Ginkgo Tree Festival in Meiji Jingu Outer Garden in Tokyo 神宮外苑いちょう祭り Enjoy Japanese Food!

November 15 - December 1, 2019 It is a good place to see the autumn leaves of lots of ginkgo trees. Many food booths are available at 2 sites in the garden. You can enjoy Japanese food, craft beer and so on.
Food

Japanese Teishoku Restaurant YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) in Japan offers Beef Sukiyaki すき焼き, Chicken Namban チキン南蛮

A restaurant chain YAYOI (やよい軒 YAYOIKEN) offers many kinds of meals.Especially, I like their chicken namban. It is yummy!
Sightseeing

Hiking in Ryuokyo Ravine 龍王峡, Nikko 日光 Tochigi 栃木 - Kawaji Hot Spring 川治温泉・Kinugawa River 鬼怒川 (2/2 Northern Part)

Highlights of this part are a dam and hot springs. Taikan (Grand View) 大観 Columnar Joint 柱状節理 Shiroiwa 白岩 Kawaji 2nd Power Plant 川治第二発電所 Hamako Bridge 浜子橋 ...
Sightseeing

Hiking in Ryuokyo Ravine 龍王峡, Nikko 日光 Tochigi 栃木 - Kawaji Hot Spring 川治温泉・Kinugawa River 鬼怒川 (1/2 Southern Part)

Ryuokyo Ravine is known as a scenic spot and a popular hiking place for a day. It is located in Nikko 日光 City Tochigi 栃木 Prefecture, Japan.You can enjoy the scenic views of Kinugawa river 鬼怒川, ravine, waterfalls forest, hot springs and Japanese food.
Food

Soba Noodles and Tempura at a Restaurant YUDETARO ゆで太郎 in Japan 蕎麦 そば 天ぷら

Yudetaro is a chain restaurant and specializes in soba そば (buckwheat noodles). It is one of the Japanese traditional noodles.
Event

A Winter Festival AONODOKUTSU Shibuya - 青の洞窟 SHIBUYA・Blue Cave Illumination in Shibuya Tokyo 東京 渋谷

This event is the best place to take your girl out to in winter (especially Christmas).
Sightseeing

A Hot Spring "Hikawago Asahanoyu at Mikawaya Ryokan" in Okutama Tokyo 東京 奥多摩 氷川郷麻葉の湯 三河屋旅館(Onsen 温泉)

I present you a Tokyo ryokan hot spring. A ryokan 旅館 is a type of Japanese style inn. Mikawaya Ryokan 三河屋旅館 has a good hot spring. The use of the hot spring in this ryokan is not limited to ryokan guests.
Food

Breakfast On A Budget - A Pork Cutlet Restaurant TONKATSU MATSUNOYA in Japan - とんかつ 松乃屋・松のや

With more than 200 locations across Japan, Tonkatsu Matsunoya is one of the largest Tonkatsu (deep-fried breaded pork cutlet) chains in the country.This shop specializes in Low priced Tonkatsu and also offers, Karaage (deep fried chicken) and curry rice. ...
Food

Fresh Tuna Bowl at a Seafood Restaurant ISOMARU SUISAN 磯丸水産 - まぐろ丼・海鮮丼

They specializes in grilled seafood, and also offer good many kinds of seafood bowls.When you want to have a break during your trip in day time, this restaurant is good place to rest instead of staying expensive cafes.
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Vegetable Ramen at a Restaurant FUKUSHIN 福しん in Tokyo

FUKUSHIN 福しん is inexpensive Chinese restaurant.I often used to go there when I was tired after a busy day in my twenties. After many years, I made an impromptu visit back because I wanted to reminisce by eating this restaurant's tasty food.