My Top 5

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sushi Asaba, Nishi-azabu

I can’t believe I am going to share this secret sushi restaurant (introduced by my hubby) on my blog.   I think I visited this sushi place 5 years ago and since then I’ve been going to this place religiously every year at least twice. If you love the aesthetic […]

Amaroso,Shinjuku

Ristorante Amoroso (Japanese Fusion Italian) is a 12 seat fine dining restaurant in Shinjuku where you sit comfortably at a bar and watch the owner/chef/sommelier (yes he does it all) and prepares the most amazing food I have eaten anywhere in the world! From the minute you walk in you […]

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 […]