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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!
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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.
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Cheap Pork Cutlet at a Restaurant TONKATSU MATSUNOYA in Japan - とんかつ 松乃屋 (松のや)

This is a chain restaurant located all over Japan. They specializes in deep-fried breaded pork cutlet. Cheap prices!
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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.
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TORISABURO とりサブロー specializes in deep fried chicken and chicken namban in Tokyo から揚げ専門店、チキン南蛮

I prefer chicken namban to deep fried chicken of this shop.
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All 160 Yen Sushi at a Conveyor-belt Sushi Restaurant OOEDO 大江戸 in Shinjuku 新宿 and Okachimachi 御徒町 Tokyo - 回転寿司

There is a 160-yen sushi restaurant where you can buy everything for 160 yen including tax.160 yen foods usually have two pieces of sushi on a dish, but high quality sushi foods have one piece of sushi on a dish. They are still inexpensive.
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RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI らあめん花月嵐 in Asakusa 浅草 or Kanda 神田 (near Akihabara 秋葉原) Tokyo : 醤油・味噌・塩ラーメン

Specialty: RAMEN KAGETSU ARASHI is a ramen chain. It specializes in genkotsu broth, a type of tonkotsu (pork bone-based) broth. Their soy sauce ramen has the minced pork backfat in the soup, the genkotsu broth and the noodles are very well matched and hav...
Food

Beef Bowl Chain Restaurant MATSUYA 松屋 - 牛めし(牛丼) カルビ焼肉定食 カレギュウ Curry Rice

One of the popular beef bowl chain restaurants is MATSUYA 松屋. They offer beef bowl and several kinds of set meals.The set meals have several slices of meat, rice, salad and miso soup.
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A Restaurant Do-Miso Specializes in Miso Ramen in Nishiarai Tokyo みそらーめん専門店 ど・みそ 東京 西新井

They offer several kinds of miso ramen. There are many types of ramen in Japan. If your favorite type is miso ramen, Do-Miso is worth trying.
Food

KATSUDON: Pork Cutlet Bowl カツ丼 of KATSUYA かつや

TONKATU トンカツ is deep-fried breaded pork cutlet. KATSUDON is cooked TONKATSU with beaten egg on rice.
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The Best Tuna Sashimi Restaurant in Tokyo まぐろ商店, 新宿, 鮪刺身

Enjoy watching a tuna cutting performance and eating fresh tuna!
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Amazingly Reasonable Italian Restaurant SAIZERIYA in Japan サイゼリヤ

It is an Italian restaurant chain. Most of the foods cost from 199 to 599 yen. Their foods are reasonable and taste very good. All of the restaurants are No smoking.
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Mother's cooking is the best for any people. My favorite restaurant is NAGOMI DINING in Kochi Japan. 和ダイニング 高知

When I go back to my parent's home, of course I enjoy my mother's cooking and I really like it.But my mother sometimes purchases food from a mother's cooking shop because their food is delicious, healthy and tasty.
Food

A Japanese Brand of Chicken Called HYUGADORI 日向鶏

This is free-range chicken produced in Miyazaki 宮崎, Japan. It is more tender and much more delicious than typical broiler chicken.This is a from takeout shop located in Tokyo, and they offer many types of food prepared with this chicken.When you are trave...
Food

Where to eat Matcha Sweets in Tokyo

I will introduce some matcha cafes.
Food

The Thickest Ramen Noodles at a Ramen Shop JONNY-NO-MISO ジョニーの味噌 in Tokyo

Specialty: Here is a ramen shop. Their specialty is miso flavor broth and very thick and chewy noodles. I think that the ramen noodles are one of the thickest in Japan. You should try this very unique ramen.
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Unadon (Eel Bowl) Restaurant UNATOTO うな丼 宇奈とと

Specialty UNATOTO 宇奈とと is a restaurant chain that specializes in Unadon うな丼. It is an eel bowl (Unagi bowl).In Japan, we call eel Unagi. Unagi is usually expensive, nutritious fish, and of rare value in Japan, but UNATOTO is the most reasonable restaurant...
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Recommended Mackerel Sushi 鯖寿司、さば

I will rank the different kinds of mackerel sushi you can inexpensively get in Japan. This mackerel is usually marinated in vinegar.
Sightseeing

The Largest Cat Cafe "Calico" in Shinjuku Tokyo 猫カフェ きゃりこ 新宿

More than 50 cats live here. However, you can't meet all of them once because of the rotation system. However, you can meet many cats and you won't get bored with all the different types of cats roaming around.
Food

Tomato Ramen of a Ramen Shop TAIYONO-TOMATOMEN 太陽のトマト麺

I usually eat typical Japanese ramen such as shoyu (soy sauce), miso, shio (salt), and tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen, but sometimes I have a craving for something else like tomato ramen.
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A Curry Restaurant Chain CoCo ICHIBANYA - ココイチ CoCo壱番屋

I sometimes go to a curry restaurant CoCo ICHIBANYA. They offer testy curry rice and many kinds of toppings.
Food

All-You-Can-Eat MENTAIKO (Cod Roe) at a Restaurant SACHIFUKUYA さち福や in Saitama and Tokyo - 明太子 食べ放題

Do you like seasoned cod roe?It is called Mentaiko 明太子 in Japanese.When you want to eat a lot of Mentaiko you should go to the restaurant.
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Japanese Raw Egg is Safe to Eat. 生卵(生玉子)、温泉玉子(温泉卵)

In Japan, we often eat raw eggs, typically those of chicken or quail. Many types of dishes are served with raw egg or a half boiled egg.
Food

Ranking of Reasonable Pork Bowl in Tokyo

I prefer pork bowl to beef bowl. This is my ranking of pork bowl.
Event

NABE (Japanese style hot pod or stew) Festival in Hibiya 日比谷 Tokyo - ご当地鍋フェスティバル

This event is held once a year in Tokyo.More than 20 different kinds of Nabe from all over Japan are available during the festival.You can also enjoy other various foods such as barbecue, deep fried food, sake, beer and much more.
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Delicious Liver Meat Dish in Tokyo: Sauteed Pork or Chicken Liver and Chive ニラレバ定食 (レバニラ)

If you like eating liver meat I highly recommend 2 restaurants below in Tokyo. They offer great food!
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Udon of MARUGAME SEIMEN in Japan 丸亀製麺 うどん

I go to this udon restaurant once or twice a month.
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Octopus Dumplings TAKOYAKI たこ焼き

Takoyaki is octopus dumplings and it is a popular snak like a junk food but tasty.
Food

Popular Sashimi Restaurants in Tokyo - YONPACHIGYOJOU 四十八漁場, KAPPOU SAITOU 割烹さいとう

I often go to seafood restaurants in Tokyo. I will introduce two recommended restaurants below.
Food

Deep-Fried Breaded Pork Cutlet TONKATSU / Ham Cutlet HAMUKATSU トンカツ, ハムカツ

I will introduce 2 types of deep-fried breaded cutlets. These are pork cutlet TONKATSU and ham cutlet HAMUKATSU.
Food

Do you know Chicken Namban? チキン南蛮・チキンナンバン - Torishin 鳥心(高知)、Torisyo 鶏笑、Yayoiken やよい軒

Chicken Namban is deep-fried chicken that is then soaked for several seconds (or slightly boiled) in a special sauce after frying, made with sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and so on. It is usually served with tartar sauce or, in some restaurants, with ketc...
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Standing Tempura Bars in Tokyo 天ぷら - KIKUYA 喜久や, TACHITENMARU 立天○

There are many kinds of standing bars in Japan, but standing tempura bars are rare. I will introduce 2 tempura bars in Tokyo that uses high quality ingredients such as seafood and oil. If you have the same quality tempura at a seating style luxury rest...
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Italian Food with All You Can Drink in Shinjuku 新宿 Tokyo - Trattoria Quinto トラットリア クイント

Are you tired of eating Japanese food during traveling in Japan? How about Italian food instead? A course dinner with all-you-can-drink alcohol beverages costs 5400 yen. (including tax)
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Onigiri (Rice Ball) Restaurant BONGO ぼんご in Tokyo

This restaurant specializes in and serves only onigiri (rice balls). It is a good experience for foreign tourists to see a chef makes fresh rice balls right in front of them. Their onigiri is bigger than usual one and use a tasty brand rice KOSHIHIKARI ...
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Ramen Chain KOURAKUEN 幸楽苑 - 中華そば, ラーメン, Gyoza Dumplings 餃子, Dipping Ramen つけめん

KOURAKUEN 幸楽苑 offers many kinds of ramen for around 440 yen - 740 yen.
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Grilled Semi-dried Fish is a Japanese Traditional Food - 3 Recommended Restaurants in Tokyo ひもの屋、越後屋八十吉、居酒屋八丈島

Sakana-no-himono 魚の干物 is semi-dried fish that is a traditional Japanese food. Grilled himono ひものis popular in Japan. We often put a bit of soy sauce on it.I introduce 3 restaurants that offer himono in Tokyo.
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Fish Egg and Soft Roe (Milt) of Japanese Food - Cod, Salmon, Herring

In Japan, fish eggs (roes) and milt of salmon, cod and other fish are popular. Of course, different people have different tastes, though.
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A Japanese Hot Pot Dish SHABU-SHABU at a restaurant ON-YASAI しゃぶしゃぶ 温野菜

This restaurant specializes in all-you-can-eat Shabu-shabu しゃぶしゃぶ. It is a Japanese hotpot dish of thinly sliced meat, tofu and vegetables boiled in the soup stock and served yourself with dipping sauces.
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Satisfactory 500 Yen Meals in Japan

I write about various topics on this blog. Now, I'll try another Satisfactory 500 Yen Meals in Japan in this blog.500 JPY =4.63 USD3.72 GBP4.19 EUR6.74 AUD7.26 NZD6.14 CAD(as of 16 September, 2019)