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Answered over 4 years ago

What foods should I try in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

How about shaved ice (kakigori) ? Recently, there are many shaved ice specialized restaurants have opened, such as Yelo in Roppongi, and ICE MONSTER in Omotesando. Himitsudo in Yanesen area is a long established shaved ice cafe, where hundreds of people line up during summer!

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Answered over 4 years ago

What are taboos in Japanese culture?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

Respect the atmosphere and watch carefully what they are doing in that particular situation.  There is a term in Japanese "read the air" and if you cannot do that, it is considered to be very rude. So, copy what people are doing, and how people are acting.

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Answered over 4 years ago

What foods should I try in Tokyo?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

I recommend Yakitori! It’s a Japanese style grilled chicken. You can find yakitori in most Izakaya. It goes with both beer and sake.  There are many kinds, made by different parts of chicken body, so try variety of Yakitori yourself!

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Answered over 4 years ago

Where should I go to enjoy best tonkatsu in Tokyo?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

I love tonkatsu! Wako, Saboten, and Maisen are the three biggest tonkatsu chain restaurants. Their menus are priced pretty friendly, with often giving free refil of cabbage and rice! Their restaurants are in most of the major cities in Tokyo such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ikebukuro. They also h...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What foods should I try in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

One of the most famous Tokyo local cuisine is "monjayaki". Monjayaki is known as another from of Okonomiyaki, but it has different ingredients and broth. It requires instructions to make, but making a monjayaki is also a fun thing to experience! Tsukishima district near Tsukiji is especia...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What foods should I try in Tokyo?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

If you like sweets, I'd recommend trying ningyoyaki.  You'll find ningyoyaki easily at Nakamise-dori, a street you will encounter when you visit Sensoji in Asakusa. It's a doll shaped pancake with red bean fillings.

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