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Tokyo Michelin Guide 2016 – These Are The Top 13 Tokyo Restaurants

[Tokyo] With the coming Michelin Guide of Singapore being the talk of the town, the Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2016 is featuring 13 restaurants with 3 stars, 51 restaurants with 2 stars and 153 restaurants with 1 star. Petit Four from Les Créations de Narisawa which has 2 Michelin stars Some of the highlights: – […]

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Top 10 Japanese Snacks To Get From Tokyo – Tokyo Banana, Jaga Pokkuru, Shiroi Koibito!

Heading to Tokyo soon? Japan produces some of the most amazing snacks, all wonderfully packaged and mouthwateringly tasty. Some of my favourites include the Ishiya Shiroi Koibito White Chocolate Biscuits, and Potato Farm Calbee Jaga Pokkuru. This entry is done for my brother and family, who is heading off to Japan really soon. Now you […]

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7 Best Snacks You Must Try From Shizuoka To Experience A Different Japan

The Japanese make excellent cakes, pastries and snacks – many of which may look simple, but created by using high quality ingredients and skills which sets them apart. Other than the typical goodies that we purchase from Tokyo and Hokkaido, we can also consider getting snacks from Shizuoka Prefecture which also produces and distributes a […]

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Quintessence – 3 Star Michelin Restaurant At Tokyo Is Classy, Subtly Exceptional

The French word “Quintessence” exemplifies quality, refinement, and class. This would perfectly describe 3 Michelin-starred restaurant Quintessence in Tokyo helmed by Chef Shuzo Kishida. Quintessence is known to be one of the finest restaurant in Japan, offering some of the best French food outside France itself. Word I would use to describe my dining experience […]

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Fuunji 風雲児 – Umami Fish Based Tsukemen & Ramen

[Tokyo, Japan] Fu-unji 風雲児 is tsukemen like never before, creamy broth of chicken (imagine the collagen) with fish, topped with bonito-like smoked fish powder. This is UMAMI. The taste of the stock when you mix them all together, is quite unimaginable, and is one of the must-haves when you are at Shinjuku Tokyo. But wait. […]

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Kyushu Jangara 九州じゃんがら – Awesome Tonkotsu Ramen At Harajuku

[Tokyo, Japan] No. I did not walk past Harajuku half a dozen times and missed out this ramen shop. How can? Kyushu Jangara Ramen is a Hakata ramen chain restaurant, offering bowls of long thin noodles in cloudy rich Tonkotsu pork bone broth – the type I like. Pretty similar to the styles of Ichiran […]

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Sukiyabashi Jiro すきやばし次郎 – What To Expect, How To Reserve

[Tokyo, Japan] Jiro Dreams Of Sushi. I dreamt of his sushi. 3-star Michelin Sukiyabashi Jiro すきやばし次郎 run by sushi master Jiro Ono has been touted as one of the most difficult restaurants to book in the world, other than Noma and Sushi Saito. Reservations have to be done a month in advance, in Japanese language […]

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Afuri Ramen 阿夫利 – Tokyo’s Refreshing Yuzu Ramen

[Tokyo, Japan] After having so many different types of tonkotsu ramen in Japan, Afuri’s 阿夫利 ligher chicken based stock with citrusy yuzu may add that blossoming in your mouth, and spring in your step. While Afuri also serves salt based Shio (880 Yen) and soya based Shoyu (880 Yen) variants, you should really try versions […]

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Starbucks Omotesando – Most Beautiful Starbucks In The World?

[Tokyo, Japan] Is this the most beautiful (and peaceful) Starbucks in the world or what? Admittedly, I haven’t been to too many Starbucks, but I do not know of any others located at the rooftop, surrounded by 34 trees, over 50 types of wild plants, and designer seats. So I am sharing with you one […]

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Gundam Café – McDaniel Burgers At Tokyo Station

[Tokyo, Japan] You should have guessed it. The reason why I was at Gundam Café Tokyo Station was for their McDaniel Burgers. My namesake hamburger. (If I produced any burgers, this could be the name too. Darn.) The Gundam Cafés themed after the anime about gigantic robots which are mobile suits have different concepts. There […]

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