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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 …

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, …

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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 …

Yakitori Toriyama Roppongi

Yakitori Toriyama, Roppongi

We’ve been really fortunate here in Japan so far with dwindling covid-19 cases in comparison to a lot of countries around the world. It’s reflected not just in the relaxing of all state of emergency requests, but the people of Tokyo have definitely started to …

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Yakiniku Daichi, Roppongi

It always surprises people when I tell them I have no yakiniku recommendations for Tokyo, or Japan in general, because I’ve hardly ever had yakiniku in my life. Case in point, it’s been seven months since I moved to Tokyo and I’ve only had it …

goop gwyneth paltrow health cafe tokyo midtown

Goop Café, Tokyo Midtown

Goop has arrived in Tokyo! It’s the brand’s first foray into Asia. The main section is the lifestyle store where the brand stocks everything from rose quartz face rollers to athleisure to charcoal bath soaks. Whatever your take is on Gwyneth Paltrow’s controversial brand, you …