Answered over 3 years ago

What are other beautiful and unusual foods Japan has?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

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...

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Answered over 3 years ago

What is the best Ramen shop in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

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...

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Answered over 3 years ago

where to get the best local sushi

leo leo, Living in Japan

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. 

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Answered over 3 years ago

Where do I go for good reasonable priced meals in Shinjuku?

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

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,...

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“Ieji”, the Sake Bar in Tokyo Monnaka to Try Truly Delicious Sake From Tohoku

“Ieji”, the Sake Bar in Tokyo Monnaka to Try Truly Delicious Sake From Tohoku

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...

Answered over 3 years ago

what are the best tempura and fish restaurant

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

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...

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Answered over 3 years ago

What's the best Udon restaurant

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

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%...

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Answered over 3 years ago

How can I make restaurant reservations?

leo leo, Living in Japan

This website seems to be helpful. You can research restaurant and make reservations using the translation service with this website.https://savorjapan.com

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Answered over 3 years ago

Izakayas locals go to eat at in Shinjuku area

kunoichi kunoichi, Living in Japan

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 ...

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Answered over 3 years ago

What is a must try sushi place in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

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!

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Answered over 3 years ago

Are in Japan any certified wagashi courses offering distance or skype studying?

Norman Norman, Lived in Japan

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 ...

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Answered over 3 years ago

best sushi restaurant

leo leo, Living in Japan

My favorite is Midori Sushi. http://sushinomidori.co.jp/eng/It's chane restaurant but they serves excellent sushi at reasonable price.

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Answered over 3 years ago

traveling on budget means food's on budget too does that really shrink a lot of food options?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

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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Answered over 3 years ago

Can you suggest good sushi and tempura places in Yokohama?

leo leo, Living in Japan

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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