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10 Must-Try Ramen & Tsukemen At Tokyo Japan. Oishii Desu!

[Tokyo] These are some of the Best Ramen & Tsukemen from Tokyo Japan. There are just too many variants and combinations, from the Tonkotsu ramen (pork broth) of Kyushu, miso ramen of Hokkaido, to shio and shoyu soup bases. Admittedly, there are some mass-market brands listed here, but they have become widely popular for some […]

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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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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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Patisserie Sadaharu AOKI paris – Those Famous Macarons From Japan

[Tokyo, Japan] In France there is Laduree and Pierre Herme, in Japan there is Sadaharu Aoki. (Though not forgetting in Australia, we have Adriano Zumbo.) These are the names who excel in making macarons. Sadaharu Aoki made quite big waves in the patisserie world, for being a Japanese Chef who incorporates Japanese influences and ingredients […]

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