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Midtown BBQ

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
 
Japan is often fairly light on the meat dishes compared to western countries so it can be a shocking sight to see a mountain of meat in front of you. If you're up for the challenge and craving some nice quality meat selections, Midtown BBQ is the restaurant for you!
 Midtown BBQ
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Katsuya

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
Tonkatsu Bourdain Might Have Loved 
If you are looking for a Bourdain-type off the beaten track, hole in the wall, privately owned restaurant run by an elderly couple who have been making the same meals for 50 years, Katsuya is not it. Katsuya is the exact opposite: a chain restauran...

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Eating Economically In Japan

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JAPAN TRAVEL
And enjoying it, too!
I save on food. I don’t eat. Just kidding. What, me starve? No, the economics of eating in Japan isn’t about starving or sacrifice and suffering. All you need is a little adaptability, a fresh new approach to eating, because it may not be what you're used to, or...

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Schmatz Nakameguro

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Schniztels, sausages, and German style beers on tap
Japanese food is incredible, and often heralded as some of the world's best cuisine. From sushi and ramen to tempura and soba, people plan entire vacations around the foodie side of the country, and rightfully so.
In saying that, if...

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Sushi & Bar Koto

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JAPAN TRAVEL
Sushi dining and bar retreat in Roppongi
 
Located just next to the trendy Roppongi crossing, Sushi & Bar Koto is a different take on the average dining and entertainment experience in the exciting Roppongi district of Tokyo known for its vibrant nightlife. Offering fine Japanese sea...

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Kinseiken Daigahara Confectionary Shop

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GAIJIN POT TRAVEL
Water mochi is magical but this smalltown sweets shop has all your Japanese faves.
Although wagashi (traditional Japanese confections) can be found across the country, there are few locations as renowned as a shop called Kinseiken Daigahara.
Located in the serene little town of ...

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Fight Gyoza

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JAPAN TRAVEL
 
Delicious gyoza with a unique spin in Sugamo
I've come to realize something during my time in Japan - if there's a line forming out the door at a food establishment, it's almost a guarantee that what's served up inside is delicious.
Fight Gyoza, on a small street off Sugamo's Jizo-...

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Kagurazaka Gojuban

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
Meat bun store since 1957
Chinese style steamed buns were first introduced to Japan in the 1920s and while there may be a variety of fillings, pork filled steamed buns (called "nikuman") were and remain to be the most popular. What is not to love about a warm bun made of a soft fluff...

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Tsukiji Foodies Tour

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
 
A guide in kimono will lead you to all the best food
Maybe you heard that Tsukiji Fish Market moved to Toyosu, so you are wondering if it is still worthwhile visiting Tsukiji. Absolutely! Tsukiji Fish Market is still attracting visitors, because of its good restaurants and shops.
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Sennari Sushi

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JAPAN TRAVEL
A sushi bar in Nagasaki packed with local atmosphere
Occupying the space between the rarefied pricing of 3-Michelin starred sushi maestros and the cut throat world of corporate 100-yen sushi train restaurants, your average mom & pop sushi operation seems like a world away from the hu...

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