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Seryna – Tokyo (Roppongi) – Kobe Beef Heaven

I figured it to be worthwhile to write some words about what I’ve learnt and what my experiences are of…

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Bird Land – Tokyo – Posh Yakitori

I’m no yakitori restaurant expert but after my experience of Pissing Alley the impression was that they were hole-in-the-wall type places,…

Posted in Counter Dining Informal Japanese No bookings Open Kitchen Ramen Tokyo

Rokurinsha – Tokyo Station – aka Tokyo Ramen Street

Rokurinsha which first opened in June 2009 on the fondly named ‘Ramen Street’ should be firmly on the slurp trail…

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Yatai Ramen Takaryu – Tokyo – Ramen is also for the alcoholically impaired

Tonkotsu ramen should come with a powerful viscous broth simmered for hours from a mixture of onion, garlic, spring onions,…

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Himonoya – Shibuya – Izakaya Tokyo style

The izakaya to Tokyo is what many call the local pub in the UK. It’s where most locals go to…

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Omoide Yokocho (Piss Alley) Shinjuku Tokyo

A short walk from Shinjuku station will bring you to Omoide Yokocho which translates as “Memory Lane” or as the…

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Daiwa Sushi – Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

Tsukiji is Tokyo’s main fish market and it’s the largest of its kind in the world, with over sixty thousand workers…

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Yayoiken Ginza 1chomei (Tokyo)

My lil bro and I accidentally stumbled on Yayoiken in Ginza purely by coincidence after a short exploratory stroll from…

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Ippudo – East Village NYC – ironically the bao blew me away

Ramen is Japan’s answer to soul food and I can get why with those delectable slowly simmered broths made from pork,…

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Roberta’s Brooklyn’s Gritty Pizza Joint

Roberta’s has been around since 2008 is located in the neighborhood of East Williamsburg – it’s lauded as one of New…