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What are the best bakeries in Tokyo?
In the land of sushi, bakeries abound. There are said to be more than 10,000 throughout Japan and several thousand in Tokyo. It is difficult to make a selection as there are so many good bakeries.
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Where to eat the best ramen in Tokyo?
Ramen, a specialty noodle in broth, is one of the classics of popular Japanese cuisine.
5 of the best izakaya in Tokyo
Izakaya are typical Japanese dining establishments, similar to a tapas bar, where it's possible to eat and drink, often at a counter. It's also the favorite place for a casual post-work drink.
Where to eat the best ice cream in Tokyo?
Young or old, everyone loves ice cream. If you are passing through Tokyo during the sweltering Japanese summer, be sure to eat ice cream or sorbet in one of the many places in the capital.
Aoyama Flower Market Tea House
You may know Aoyama Flower Market for its exceptional bouquets, but this chain of Japanese florists also has another string to its bow: owner of tea rooms!
Being vegan in Tokyo
Being vegan can be difficult in some parts of the world, with the movement not necessarily popular, or currently achievable, worldwide.
The Beeat restaurant and its sushi burritos
For all sushi fans who want to surprise their taste buds, the Beeat restaurant is revisiting the concept in the form of burritos in an original way.
Kotatsu cafes and restaurants
In Japan, the kotatsu symbolizes not only the warmth but also the conviviality, comfort, and simple pleasure of being with family around a table.
Ajigin restaurant in Tokyo
Located 5 minutes walk from the Tokyo SkyTree, Ajigin is a restaurant specializing in a single type of sushi: inari-zushi. A good place for vegetarians!
5 Original Themed Restaurants in Tokyo
In a city like Tokyo, originality is paramount for restaurants. Discover some of the most remarkable.
Vegetarian Food in Tokyo
The bustling city of Tokyo has just as many vegetarians restaurants as Kyoto. Here are four of the most vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the capital.
6 Original Themed Restaurants in Tokyo (part 2)
Not too long ago we told you about the 6 most famous and original themed restaurants in Tokyo.
8 Fugu Restaurants in Tokyo
The famous fugu, poisonous pufferfish, is a dish that can't be enjoyed just anywhere. Finding the right places to eat it safely is essential.
Want to become as strong as a sumo wrestler? It's possible! If you go to Tokyo, try chanko nabe, the magic potion of sumo wrestlers.
KitchHike: Home Cooking
More and more travellers are using services such as couch surfing, where they are welcomed into people's homes and offered a place to sleep. But did you know you could also KitchHike?
Tokyo: Zauo Restaurant
Among the many themed restaurants that Tokyo has to offer, Zauo is without doubt the one that offers the most curious: rediscover the joy of tasting the fruit of your efforts by catching your own f
At the bottom of a small quiet street in the district of Minato, the owner of three Michelin stars, Yoshio Yukasabe is preparing...
"Tempura is stripped of the meaning we traditionally attach to fried food, which is heaviness." Roland Barthes in Empire of Signs.
With nearly 160,000 restaurants, Tokyo is a city of many flavors. Of course, learning the basics of Japanese cuisine can be difficult when you don't speak Japanese.
This small Taiwanese tavern in Ikebukuro offers delicious Chinese dumplings, served by a friendly owner.
Restaurant chains have invaded Ikebukuro... But a store with a friendly, country village appearance still holds out against the invaders. Welcome to Mimatsu!
Once through the sliding, tinted plastic door, it's a myriad of smells, colors and sounds that instantly awaken the senses.
Down an alley in Harajuku, enter the Clockwork Market, home of young artists and colorful architecture. Inside you'll find workshops, bars, and above all a favorite address: okonomiyaki.
The Japanese love noodles: in broth, in soup, cold, fried, they are part of Japanese everyday life.
When you leave the impressive Tsukiji Market, your senses may be running wild, your stomach empty and your appetite growing. Who says you can't have sushi for breakfast?
Sora No Niwa
We have heard the rumor that the tofu restaurant Sora No Niwa is so well hidden that even the people of Tokyo get lost searching for it.
A pleasure for the eyes, gourmet delights, kaiseki is often considered the height of refinement in Japanese cuisine.
Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten
Read a guide to Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten. Sukibayashi Jiro Honten is a sushi restaurant in Tokyo that won three stars from the Michelin Guide.
Michiba Washoku Tateno
Read a review of Michiba Washoku Tateno, a Japanese kaiseki restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo.
Gundam Cafe Akihabara Tokyo
Gundam Cafe Akihabara: the very first official Gundam cafe opened in Tokyo's Akihabara electronics district in 2010. At night it is a bar.
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