JUMBO HANARE

Jumbo yakiniku Shirokane is still after so many years my favorite go-to yakiniku place in Tokyo. My comfort zone. Somewhere I always enter with an empty tummy and somewhere I always leave with a smile on my face. I have also written about it here in this blog, JUMBO YAKINIKU So I was pretty excited when…

ISHIGAKI YOSHIDA

It’s been awhile since this blog was updated and I hope the next few posts will make up for it. A recent trip to Tokyo allowed me to try a few new restaurants worthy of this blog. The first is this top-notch Teppanyaki restaurant nestled on the 3rd floor of an unassuming building in the…

SHAKE SHACK

An east coast staple burger joint comes to Tokyo and it is welcomed in full force. With humble beginnings, Shake Shack first started as a hot dog cart at New York Madison Square garden in 2001 and has since become one of New York’s staple burger joints with never ending lines to prove it. When…

TAKARA SUSHI

We are going to travel to Hokkaido today to a tiny town called Otaru where we will discover one of it’s hidden treasures, Takara Sushi. Takara means treasure in Japanese. Otaru is a tiny little town in Hokkaido on the way to the well known ski resort Niseko. This sushi restaurant is a bit off the Otaru…

WEE NAM KEE

Singaporean Chicken Rice Comes to Tokyo! Wee Nam Kee is a famous Singaporean restaurant that opened its doors in Tokyo this year. I saw news about the opening on TV and decided to pay them a visit. The restaurant is actually located in an office area, however it is housed in a stand alone building…

TAKUMI OKUMURA

  I am going to take yet another detour today and write about this lovely little restaurant in Kyoto where I had a uniquely wonderful lunch a few weeks ago.

EZO SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR in NISEKO

I’m going to stray a little in my next few posts to write about some restaurants in Niseko, Hokkaido. I’m here for the weekend and I believe this little ski village has some of the best eateries in all of Japan.