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Gomaya Kuki – “The World's Richest Sesame Ice Cream” Shop At Omotesando, Tokyo

Goma or ‘sesame’, must be one of the most under-rated ice cream flavours in other parts of the world. Except in Japan. However, it was still a surprise to find the ice cream parlour Gomaya Kuki ごまアイス, that sold nothing but Goma Ice Cream. The small shop is located about a 5 to 10 minutes’ walk from Omotesando station, on a stretch lined with artisanal coffee houses and indie fashion boutiques. This is where the Japanese hipsters go to. The ingredients used to make the smooth ice cream, are from the established Kiku Sangyo, a time-honoured sesame house......

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10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 -  Afforable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (

10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 – Afforable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (<$5)

Shinjuku 新宿 must be one of my favourite wards in Tokyo. While it is a business district, it is also home to considerable dining, entertainment and shopping options. Shinjuku Station also happens to be the world’s busiest railway station, handling more than 2 million passengers. I liked the...

April 23, 2017
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Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 - Historical Tempura Restaurant In The Heart Of Shinjuku Tokyo

Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 – Historical Tempura Restaurant In The Heart Of Shinjuku Tokyo

Within the busy urban jungle of Shinjuku 新宿, you find quite a couple of food treasures with historical value. Tempura restaurant Tsunahachi 天ぷら新宿つな八 which was founded by Kyuzo Shimura in 1923, has remain highly popular among most locals and tourists. At the heart of Shinjuku where you get...

April 15, 2017
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