My Top 5

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 […]