Overseas – Tokyo


Taimeiken Tokyo - Soft, Fluffy Omurice. Oddly Satisfying When You Cut Through The Egg

I must admit there was something about the slicing of the wobbly Japanese Omurice at Taimeiken that was oddly satisfying. Taimeikan is established in 1931, known to be a pioneering Western style Japanese restaurant that specialises in Yoshoku cuisine. Yoshuku cuisine gained popularity in Japan after 1868 when a ban was lifted by the Meiji emperor. Western influenced food in the likes of tonkatsu (pork cutlet), spaghetti, cream stews, gratin and hamburg steak became accepted widely by the Japanese. This restaurant at Nihonbashi, about a 15 minute walk from Tokyo Station, is famous for its Omurice – omelette......

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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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Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima 新宿割烹 中嶋 – Probably The Cheapest Michelin Star Meal In Tokyo

Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima 新宿割烹 中嶋 – Probably The Cheapest Michelin Star Meal In Tokyo

Nakajima is probably the cheapest Michelin star meal you can get at Tokyo, Japan. This is how affordable it can get. A lunch set is priced at 800 Yen (SGD$9.90, USD$7.40), and we are talking about one of the most expensive cities in the world. Finding this restaurant...

April 13, 2016
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