Hmm... I don't know if this is "unusual" to you, but wagashi, especially those kinds called "namagashi" are really beautiful. Those kind of wagashi is often paired with thick matcha tea at tea ceremonies. Namagashi make shapes of seasonal icons such as flowers. I am always impressed by how artist...
There are so many types of ramen so you will have to find what is your favorite kinds.I hear a lot that tonkotsu ramen is favorite from people who come from outside of Japan. Among tonkotsu ramen places, Ichiran seems to be one of the favorites. I see many tourists lining up for Ichiran.If you wa...
I'm not sure what do you mean by local. but I recommend Midori Zushi restaurant. http://sushinomidori.co.jp/eng/That is a chain restaurant, but I'm sure you can enjoy fine sushi at reasonable price.
There are lots of fast food chain near Shinjuku south exit and east exit. Such as Yoshinoya or Matsuya (Gyudon, beef rice bowl) or Fujisoba (soba), Hanamaru Udon (udon), Hidakaya (ramen, gyoza) , Cocoichi (Japanese curry), etc. At those places, you can fulfill your stomach from 400 yen - under 1,...
Ieji is the sake bar located in Monzennakacho (Monnaka), which is the east side of Tokyo. You can try various truly delicious sake from Tohoku Region, carefully picked by the manager. The manager takes great care of bottles to serve in fresh flavor and provides those sake at a reasonable price (o...
I liked tempura from Tsunahachi in Shinjuku. Their lunch is pretty reasonable and delicious. They also have vegetarian options.http://www.tunahachi.co.jp/en/index.htmlI also liked Tendon (tempura rice bowl) from Dote No Iseya. The place is located in Minowa, near Ueno. The old house style atmosph...
If you will go to Tokyo, my recommendation is Ippuku in Ogawamachi.My most recommended menu is curry udon in Ippuku. Off course simple udon is great also.https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=udon&find_loc=%E5%B0%8F%E5%B7%9D%E7%94%BA%E9%A7%85%2C+%E5%8D%83%E4%BB%A3%E7%94%B0%E5%8C%BA%2C+%E6%9D%B1%E4%BA%...
My favorite sushi place at reasonable price is Nemuro Hanamaru in KITTE shopping center. IT is near Tokyo Station (1 min walk) so easily accessible.
How about GINZA SABOU Salon's matcha parfait? It comes in a sake masu (wooden box) and looks just like Japanese Garden.https://matcha-jp.com/en/4059
This website seems to be helpful. You can research restaurant and make reservations using the translation service with this website.https://savorjapan.com
Shibuya is a special area in Tokyo where you can shop, dine and find many forms of entertainment. Here are the 10 best places where you can enjoy lunch at Shibuya.
Bars in Shinjuku Sanchome area, area in between Shinjuku Tonan Exit and East Exit, and Shinjuku West area are popular places to find places for drink and food.If you are looking for genuine restaurant (without alcohol), go to restaurant floors on department stores (usually upper floors), such as ...
I love "Nemuro Hanamaru" in KITTE shopping center near Tokyo Station. Although they are a conveyor belt sushi restaurant, they offer high quality sushi in a good price! It's a definite try!
If you are fluent in the Japanese language, there is some distance course for Wagashi. There are 2 ways; the one is held by the distance-learning specialist school and others are taught by directly from the master of the Wagashi. It seems easier to negotiate with the master directly compare with ...
My favorite is Midori Sushi. http://sushinomidori.co.jp/eng/It's chane restaurant but they serves excellent sushi at reasonable price.
I found that there were plenty of affordable options in Japan, much more so than in US cities. Mari-san did an excellent job of describing the various restaurant options, but even grabbing some onigiri or yakisoba-pan from a konbini while on the go was quite satisfying for me.
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My favorite budget friendly sushi in Tokyo is "Nemuro Hanamaru". It's located in the shopping center called "KITTE" near Tokyo Station. Although their style is conveyor belts, their quality of fish is amazing!
Not necessarily. There are various fast food restaurants offering different kinds of Japanese food. Such as sushi, tempura, udon, soba, gyu-don, tonkatsu, ramen, Japanese curry rice, etc.- Sushi:Go for conveyor belt sushi or standing sushi restaurant. Such as Kappa Sushi, Kura Sushi, Hama Sushi, ...
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How about "sushi yuraku"?that is at sky-building. You can eat fresh sushi reasonable .And also you can eat seasonal tenpura,too.
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There's fine Japanese restaurant called ”Konohama” in Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel, where you can enjoy both sushi and tenpura overlooking the Japanese garden.http://m.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/dining/attraction_detail.html?propertyID=1134&attractionId=18560
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