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…

TAJIMAYA TORANOMON HILLS

Dry aged beef from the west.
Tajimaya is a famous restaurant from Osaka well known for serving dried aged beef. Finally it opened a branch in tokyo at the Toranomon Hills some time ago. The queue to get into the restaurant has been amazingly long when it first opened and there was a 2 week waiting list to get in to the restaurant the first couple of months after it opened.

MAKOTO

STEAK HOUSE If I was asked to name my pick for best restaurant in Tokyo to this date then it would be this little place. Makoto. Hidden in a small dark alley in Nihonbashi, you would never guess the quality of food that comes from this little steakhouse that sits about 10 people.

AZUMAN

Delicious Steak I’m so glad I found this Japanese steak house in Azabujuban. I loved everything about it from the minute I walked in for lunch a few days ago. The opulent interior, the relaxed atmosphere, the wonderful service all contributed to an excellent lunch.

ARAGAWA

ONE OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE RESTAURANTS IN THE WORLD In 2006, Forbes.com listed Aragawa as one of the most expensive restaurants in the world. It probably still is. So naturally I was excited to try this restaurant  and see what all the hype was about.