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Aoyama-gaien

Discovered a new Yakiniku restaurant last weekend located in Aoyama/Gaienmae. Nice fancy romantic atmosphere, good meat, I’d be honest here – The service wasn’t the best. But good cost performance wise and the famous ‘Narisawa’s Bees Bar is just next door for you to enjoy post-dinner cocktails. I would definitely […]

Kushinobo Roppongi Hills

Kushinobo is a upscale chain ‘Kushiyage’ restaurant located on the 5th floor of Roppongi Hills. They recently refurbished the restaurant about a year ago and now has an elegant modern Japanese atmosphere, good food and excellent service. This chain of tasty creativity on a stick should be your lunch or […]

Tokyo Food Social at Andaz Hotel

TOKYO FOOD SOCIAL, SEPT 2019 Today was the seventh ‘Food Social‘ I’ve hosted starting them in January this year. I can proudly say this was indeed a special and the best one by far. A BIG ‘Thank You’ to ANDAZ TOKYO for believing in me and giving me this opportunity […]

The Steakhouse

‘The Steakhouse’ is an authentic American Style steakhouse, located on 3rd Floor of ANA Intercontinental Tokyo in Akasaka. A three-meter charcoal grill greets guests at the entrance to a cozy, friendly setting rich in Oak colors. A deer-horn chandelier in the center of the restaurant marks the spot where live […]

Elio Locanda Italiana

Elio’s is a popular Italian eatery located in the center of Kojimachi close to the Imperial Palace. The restaurant is owned and operated by an Italian chef Elio, and his fellow Italian servers. Luckily, we had a reservation because the place was fully booked on a Saturday afternoon. It gets […]

Frey’s Famous Pizzeria

Frey’s is a neighborhood pizzeria just one street away from Ritz Carlton/ Tokyo Midtown, Roppongi. Last weekend, we decided to check it out for dinner since we were in the hood. Its a very small, casual restaurant with a bar seating and a couple of tables. This place is featured […]

Aldebaran

Looking for Tokyo’s best burger joint?? AND…… Do you trust ‘TOKYO FOOD BLOGGERS’S recommendations?? Then – Look no further than this place called ‘ALDEBARAN’ located right across Roppongi’s ‘Grand Hyatt Tokyo’. A shabby entrance leads to a steep staircase down to a concrete basement, DJ turntables, and well-worn leather furniture. […]

Tokyo Food Social, Sept 28

An exclusive Tokyo Food Social event hosted by the Andaz Hotel just for Tokyo Food Blogger fans on September 28th – a memorable night guaranteed. Limited 14 seats available with the following agenda: The night kicks-off with a globally renowned American bartender Jeff Bell of PDT who flies from New […]

Maruushi Meat

It’s not only fish and other seafood that Japan excels at serving, but grilled Japanese beef and meat is another meal you don’t want to miss when you’re in Tokyo. Yakiniku is a Japanese style grilling beef, typically where you will grill the meat yourself on a table top charcoal […]

Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

The ANDAZ is one of my favorite hotels in Tokyo, opened in June 2014. (the 12th hotel of Andaz brand by Hyatt) The experience starts on the ground floor as you enter the exclusive elevator that takes you to the lobby on the 51-52nd Floor. Next to the lounge on […]

Yakiniku Jumbo Hanare

Yakiniku Jumbo Hanare located in Shirokane is till date my favorite Yakiniku place in Tokyo. My comfort zone. I always enter with an empty tummy and leave with a smile on my face. Note: It is essential that you book way in advance when planning a visit to Jumbo Hanare. […]

ICHIKORO, Azabujuban

Are you looking for a place that serves ramen in chicken broth?? ICHIKORO ramen shop id located in the heart of Azabujuban by the station and serves chicken focussed ramen with a rich and a delicious creamy broth. It is a bright, genki (lively) and clean spot (compared to other […]

Harry’s Sandwich Company

Stopped by this sandwich shop located on streets of Harajuku, a little tucked away but the space itself is super cool and cozy. Friendly staff, good variety of drinks and awesome variety of sandwiches including vegetarian options. I had their today’s special : Buffalo Chicken Sandwich with Blue cheese dressing. […]

Marugo Deli Ebisu

Hot days call for smoothie bowls!!! Marugo Deli Cafe is a small shop/cafe located in Ebisu, about a 5 min walk from Ebisu station. The smoothie bowls here are really good and fresh. Also vegan and vegetarian friendly. It’s a bit pricey, but again the location is great and the […]

DevilCraft, Hamamatsucho

If you find yourself in Tokyo hankering for American-style deep dish pizza, THIS is a place to go!! This place has it all – great pizza, great selection of beers and an awesome atmosphere. They have 3 locations in Tokyo – Hamamatsucho, Kanda and Gotanda. We tried the Hamamatsucho location, […]

Terres De Truffes,Omotesando

There is consensus that everything with Truffles tastes better, whether its a salad, a pasta dish or just roasted nuts. The restaurant ‘Terres de Truffes’ located in Minami-Aoyama, caters to those who are obsessed with truffles .They specialize in exquisite French and Japanese Truffle dishes. First opened in Nice,France in […]

D-29, Omotesando

Discovered a casual but high-quality Yakiniku restaurant called D-29 located in Minami-Aoyama. Don’t be fooled by its casual appearance as the quality of meat is supreme. They offer an a la carte menu but it seems like course is compulsory for dinner (per person). Not cheap! The courses range from […]

Heinz Beck, Marunouchi

Heinz Beck in Tokyo opened in late 2014, located in Nihon Semei Marunouchi Garden Tower. It has an excellent view of the palace and moat. It is a fine dining Italian restaurant named after Mr. Heinz Beck, who has been leading the gastronomic scene for years at the only restaurant […]

Yai Yai Okonomiyaki, Harajuku

The Japanese dish, Okonomiyaki ( savoury pancake) still hasn’t gotten the same limelight as other Japanese dishes. It would be quite difficult to explain to those, who have never eaten it about how a mixture of ingredients that is later grilled could create something so delicious. Osaka is undeniably famous […]

Textura, Yurakucho

Textura is the newest Chinese/Spanish fusion restaurant that’s recently opened exacttly about a month ago in Yurakucho,Hibiya right across from Peninsula Hotel. It’s one of a kind restaurant born out of numerous influences and experiences by Chef Saito. He opened Ichirin in Tsukiji in 2013 and Ichirin Hanare in Kamakura […]

Pizza Studio Tamaki

PST is Tokyo’s hidden little spot to go if you want some good brick Pizza. The attention to detail, oven craft and fresh ingredients set it apart. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed and cozy. They have a seating around the bar ( with a few small […]

L’osteria

Can’t believe I recently discovered this old school Italian restaurant with outdoor terrace located in the heart of Roppongi. The location is quiet and just one block from busy Roppongi street. A nice hideaway incase you want to use the place for business dinner. Great food, prompt service once seated. […]

Chez Oliver, Chiyoda-ku

Chez Olivier Chez Oliver is a wonderful French (Michelin star ) restaurant located in Ichigaya, Tokyo. The restaurant Chez Olivier, which in French means the “House of Olivier,” was opened in 2009 by chef-owner, Olivier Oddos, for guests to enjoy typical French in a relaxed atmosphere. Honestly, its a shame […]

Tokyo’s Finest Yakitori Delights

Tokyo Food Blogger’s favorite Yakitori spots Can’t wait to try Yakitori grilled chicken on your trip to Japan? This seemingly simple dish of bite-sized pieces of grilled chicken on wooden skewers is on its way to becoming the next hit cuisine from Japan after sushi and Ramen. In this guide, […]

Lyla,Akasaka (French)

Making a pilgrimage to the food mecca that is TOKYO could be difficult, and too often there are simple too many well-reviewed restaurants falling short of expectations. Honestly, ‘LYLA’ is not one of them. On the contrary it is a beautiful cosy, well hidden and not easy to find hidden […]

Yoroniku, Aoyama

Yoroniku is this super amazing Yakiniku restaurant located in Minami-Aoyama, Tokyo. Honestly, Best Yakiniku experience I’ve ever had. Each course is so perfectly designed to accentuate the flavors of each cut of meat. The Wagyu here is sublime and arguably the best I have ever had. It is a smoking […]

Ristorante HONDA ホンダ

Ristorante HONDA is a one-Michelin-starred Italian restaurant in Kita-Aoyama. HONDA is a quite small restaurant that can serve 25 diners at a time. A classic Italian restaurant operated by chef Tetsuya Honda,into which he incorporates the Japanese speciality for seasonal ingredients. He earned his stripes in Italy and France and honed […]

Yakitori Kawashima

Yakitori?? Its cheap, tasty chicken/pork skewers and needs to be washed down with copious amounts of beer, Right? For the most part, that’s how it should be. However, If you’re ready to try the refined side of the grill, you should try ‘Yakitori Kawashima’. It’s a new exclusive 12 counter […]