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Not Your Token Minority

Not Your Token Minority with Tao

Recently, I got to catch up with my friend and former Tokyo resident, Tao Lin, for her new podcast, Not Your Token Minority. We met during her time living in Japan and we’ve always gotten along, whether through our love of food, dancing or perhaps …

Eggs ‘n Things, Ginza

I’ve been living in Japan for over two years now and have made countless of trips here over the years. But pinch me because this week is the first time I’ve ever been to Eggs ‘n Things! Eggs ‘n Things is a chain of restaurants …

Eneko Tokyo, Nishiazabu

Restaurants and bars are a universally competitive industry, but never is it more so than in Tokyo. A city with an estimated 60,000 establishments coupled with an income destroying pandemic certainly is akin to playing the game on a God-tier level of difficulty. The closure …

Katsu Midori, Meguro

The idea of having delicious food revolving around us endlessly sounds like something dreams are made of, but the reality is that 回転寿司/kaiten sushi are becoming more and more commonplace, even outside of Japan. Seemingly ubiquitous with cheap and cheerful Japanese cuisine, these are sometimes …

2020 Racing Into The Night

It’s easy to write 2020 off as a year where nothing happened except pain and suffering. And indeed, this post isn’t to flaunt whatever joy I experienced or to woe-is-me the tragedies. But having to sit down and really contemplate the opportunities I’ve been given, …

Namino Shibuya seafood bowl kaisendon

Namino, Shibuya

Kaisendon or seafood bowls are hands down one of my top 3 favourite Japanese dishes of all time. I mean, what is there not to like? It’s rice topped with generous portions of fish, crab, crab roe, shellfish and even sea urchin if you’re lucky, …

Freeman Shokudo Japanese food Shibuya Tokyo Mini Curry

Freeman Shokudo, Hatagaya

The year of the lockdown hasn’t been all that conducive for dining out and subsequently, the writing of said dining out. But there are still a few great eateries I need to expound on before we banish all memory of 2020 to a box, locked …

Sushi no Midori, Akasaka

The living in Japan equivalent of making lemonade out of lemons is to treat yourself to sushi. No matter how bad a day or a week you’ve had, plonk a bowl of chirashi or a nigiri selection in front of you and you’ll find your …