Location: 東京都 渋谷区 宇田川町 31-5 Tokyo-to, Shibuya-ku, Udakawa-cho 31-5 Comments: Simple, cheap, and quick like any good Chinese food, but with distinct Japanese flavors and options Sits amongst the crazy and chaotic inner streets of Shibuya (Near Tokyu Hands) Got a “Katayakisoba” which is fried ramen noodles stir-fried with vegetables, meat, and covered in thick gravy […]Read More Shibuya Chinese Choraku 渋谷 兆楽
Fujishiro Meguro Ramen 麺屋 藤しろ Location: 東京都 品川区 上大崎 2-27-1 サンフェリスタ目黒 Tokyo-to, Shinagawa-Ku, Kamiosaki 2-27-1 Sunfelista Meguro Comments One of my favorite ramen places in Meguro. Probably the best balanced Chicken based broth that has savory rich flavor like tonkotsu but won’t leave you feeling gross 850 Yen for two egg, one slice of chasu […]Read More Fujishiro Meguro Ramen
“I wonder what it would have been like if she was still alive?” I said to my father He crossed his arms as his eyes looked slightly to the left. “Hmmm. I don’t know. Things might have been very different” he said. “So… what happened? ” I asked. But before I could finish my question, the […]Read More Floating in Time While Drinking With Your Father
You know you’ve come to the right place when the wait time is 2 hours long. Tonki in Meguro District in Tokyo does one thing well and thats making tonkatsu. Its stripped down and simple menu of only serving Tonkatsu makes their whole process of serving food efficient and at the same time makes it so […]Read More Tonkatsu Tonki とんかつとんき
Quick Points: Atmosphere: Half of the crowd were business men coming back from work to eat something, while the other half were locals who were here to have some dinner Juicy Pork Loin with Amazing Sauce: Pork comes on a hot plate with a bunch of lettuce, a healthy portion of rice, and some interesting pork […]Read More Tokyo Tonteki: Slowly Marinated Pork Loin in Shibuya
Quick Points: Price: For under $60 you can experience what all the fuss is about Puffer Fish and get a bit of the cultural Japanese experience (usually starting price is around $100) The REAL “Chicken of the Sea”: Puffer Fish tastes like a combination of really tender, juicy chicken thigh with a mixture of soft, delicate white […]Read More Best Puffer Fish Under $60!
Eating Where the Locals Eat I wanted to go to a local place. Sure, there’s plenty of amazing food to eat here in Tokyo but when you start LIVING here, it’s not always about the food. It’s the atmosphere, the people, the history. Some of you visiting Japan might want to experience this type of local feel but […]Read More Bariki Yakitori Shinbashi 馬力
At a recent party that I hosted, a friend came up to me and asked me, “So…do you feel ready?” I took a sip of my drink and I quickly glanced around my surroundings before answering her question. We were standing outside in my backyard as my other friends sat or stood talking and laughing with each […]Read More Saying Goodbye To A Place You’ll Never Leave
Back when I was younger I don’t think I would have ever worn a color like mustard. It was a color that was too “out there”. But now I really like this classic vintage color. When done right I think it gives off this mature, calm color. Yet it is bright-colored enough to give off […]Read More Whats Up With Mustard?