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Answered about 4 years ago

Where can I eat shabu-Shabu that's not expensive?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

You should definitely try "Onyasai".At Onyasai, you can have all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu around ¥3,000 ~ ¥6,000. The price differs by the quality of meat... pork+chicken course is cheaper and wagyu beef course is more expensive.I have been to Onyasai several times and their quality of meat is not...

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Answered about 4 years ago

Best places to buy mochi in Osaka

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

This mochi looks really nice and beautiful.Mochi Takumi Shizukuhttp://nichigetsumochi.jp/They use one of the best organic rice and have special machine to put strong pressure while making mochi to produce the best texture. The flagship store is located near Shinsaibashi. 

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Answered about 4 years ago

what desserts/snacks do i need to try in tokyo

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

I have few recommendation.1. TaiyakiTaiyaki is something like a pancake, but fish shaped and has red bean paste inside. Usually, it's best to eat when it's freshly baked. However, eating hot Taiyaki in summer may be hard sometimes. There is this famous place called "Hiiragi" in Ebisu. At Hiiragi,...

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Answered about 4 years ago

what desserts/snacks do i need to try in tokyo

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

If the hot season "Poker ice" and "bracken" is recommended! Neither is a staple of Japan's summer dessert. Poker ice is quite different taste depending on the store. "The secret Temple" in Yanaka is recommended. "Strawberry milk" is a classic. Popularity is not line up for the holidays. http://...

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where (which restaurant) would serve the best UNI (sea urchin), either as set course or rice-bowl in Tokyo?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

Maybe, I think Best sea urchin in Tokyo is famous (& expensive) Sushi Restraunt in Ginza. I write other famous restaurant for sea urchin. - KANEMASU  Here is my best recommendation.  "Beef and sea urchin - NAMAUNI-NO GYUNIKU-MAKI" is exciting.  http://tokyofood.blog128.fc2.com/blog-entry-18....

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Answered over 4 years ago

Is it common to visit Karuizawa during Christmas? But without skiing.

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

There are lots of events held in Karuizawa during Christmas time. The most famous church in Karuizawa, Karuizawa Kogen Church, holds "Candle Night", which some 2,000 candles will be used. The town also will be lit with "illumination lights", in another word Christmas lights. Usually, Karuizawa ge...

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Answered over 4 years ago

In Shibuya which places should I go to visit?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

Of course, the Shibuya scramble crossing is a must-see, but if you like art, bunkamura museum is recommended!http://www.bunkamura.co.jp/english/museum/They always do interesting exhibitions; the current exhibition is Kuniyoshi & Kunisada, the famous Ukiyo-e painters.Also, if you want to experienc...

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where should I go for affordable and good Japanese food in the Roppongi area?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

How about Taiyaki, a Japanese sweet? It's a fish-shaped Japanese pancake with red bean paste fillings. There is a place called "Naniwaya Souhonten", which is said that first Taiyaki in Japan was created here. "Naniwaya Souhonten" has more than 100 years of history, many people come here from all ...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What is nice at Lake Kawaguchi in December? I'm intending to stay one night at Sunnide Resort.

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

It is said that December is the time when Mount Fuji gets most beautiful. The top of the mountain will be covered by snow by then, and the percentage of getting sunny is very high in December. If you are a climber, hiking and climbing mountains during this time is recommended because it won't be ...

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Answered over 4 years ago

In Shibuya which places should I go to visit?

Satomi Ikoma Satomi Ikoma, Living in Japan

Typically would keep watching "Shibuya scramble crossing there and good. Easily accessible from outside the Shibuya Station, just around the corner and I when the mess, or even Japanese in Tokyo, if you are unfamiliar. Twines various line Shibuya Station, each station is underground or ground...

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where can I eat a good sushi, in a not touristique and not so expensive restaurant (less than 15.000 yen, in tsukuji area?

Leia Obara Leia Obara, Never been to Japan

Hi Sosuke, I'm staying in Tokyo only for three days and unfortunately because I don't want loose so much time staying in the queue, I have to give up about the  Sushi Dai and Daiwa. Also run away from these  touristiques spots. I would love to go to a normal, good Japanese restaurants. It doesn't...

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where can I eat a good sushi, in a not touristique and not so expensive restaurant (less than 15.000 yen, in tsukuji area?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

I tell you don't know is not too familiar with the Tsukiji. Located in Tsukiji, as a cheap but good is a famous is a "Sushi Dai". Better prepared to line up a few hours so very popular shop is so good. This morning 5:00-I hear that is open until 14:00, early people who lined up at one o'clock...

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where would we (three Danes aged 16-53 years) go hiking five days in Japan in mid July to enjoy nature? Hokkaido or Kamikochi?

Pia Jeppesen Pia Jeppesen, Never been to Japan

Thank you for this elaborated answer. No doubt Hokkaido must be amazing, with wild life and lots of space. But we are tipping towards staying closer to Tokyo and Kyoto because we only have 14 days and it's our first visit to Japan and it will probably take a full day to travel with train to Hokka...

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