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1Mike BosackLV.62 157 5
One of my favorite foods in the world is a good burger.  My wife, Kim, has written about some of Tokyo's best burgers, and there are some fantastic places to grab the American classic throughout Japan.  Still, two foods I love as much as a burgers are yakiniku and rice, so imagine my surprise whe...more...
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1nic yapLV.9 34 3
Tuna Sushi Stall(黑銀) It’s located at the of Kuromon Market and it’s a corner sushi stall. You can easily find the stall. Once you reach the stall, you will saw a giant fish head in front of the stall. After seeing a giant tuna head, and the table filled with the tuna overflowing on little-arrang...more...
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1Sherilyn SiyLV.47 92 3
Tofu is the darling food of health buffs, and with good reason. It is high in the good stuff (i.e. calcium, folate, magnesium, iron, protein, and a host of other vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients) and low in the bad stuff (i.e. calories, cholesterol, sodium and fat).   Regular consumption of ...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.70 285 3
Japan is well known for releasing a lot of limited edition seasonal products. Whether it's new flavors of Kit Kats or Pocky, an interesting soft drink variety or a fun Starbucks Frappe, there's always something unique to try.Mister Donuts usually has some delicious donut flavors - cream filled, m...more...
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1Mieke PetersLV.43 1018 25
Top 10 Japanese Street Food – The ultimate food guide Food is a very important aspect in the Japanese lifestyle. Presentation and smell are definitely key elements in Japan to a succesfull meal. High standards have to be met before being able to serve Japanese food. The street food is therefore...more...
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1Frank CLV.40 23 2
Hello and welcome back again to another episode of "to be frankie"!Today, we'll be talking about one of my all time favorite Izakayas in Tokyo, "Uokin 魚金".Sorry about small break.... Had a pretty busy schedule!A little background on the Izakaya. It is an Izakaya that owns its own fishing boats (s...more...
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1Ejhk GirlsLV.11 14 2
We always look for pancakes from Bills, sometimes queuing up for 1 hours or 2 hours or even longer at Ginza or Shibuya. On the day of 成人の日, my friend worked at Tokyo bring me to Shichirigahama. We were looking for fresh air from the nature, but not just staying in a concrete jungle during holiday...more...
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1Kenneth McAllisterLV.40 10 1
Japanese food is amazing. Japanese home cooked food is amazing. And luckily (and this sets it apart from a lot of other countries) Japanese restaurant food is also amazing. Having lived here for four and a half years now, I have rarely had a bad experience eating out. For me, restaurant experienc...more...
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1Claudia MitsuLV.44 32 2
I'm a real freak about Japanese KitKat and my goal is to try as many sorts as possible for me. I already tried 30 different sorts of KitKat. So, Nestle is regularly releasing new seasonal KitKat sorts. Seasonal means, they are only available for a limited time. On Tuesday, June 6th, it was time a...more...
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1Mike BosackLV.62 485 14
As far as dining goes, you will not find a place in Tokyo with more character than Yurakucho.  The area lends itself well to that, however, since most of the restaurants are small, independently-owned establishments located underneath the train tracks that lead to Tokyo Station, and the Yurakucho...more...