Overseas – Tokyo


Ginza Bairin - The First Specialty Tonkatsu Restaurant in Ginza Tokyo

A foodie friend traveling in Japan asked for the “Best Tonkatsu in Tokyo”, and a quick online search should reveal some names – Maisen at Shibuya, Tonkatsu Tenshin at Meguro and Ginza Bairin. But why is Tonkatsu not extensively written at all? Tonkatsu 豚カツ is a popular delicious Japanese single dish of a breaded deep fried pork cutlet, served with rice and shredded cabbage, placed on curry, or used as a sandwich filling. Ginza Bairin 銀座梅林, established in 1927, is the very first specialty Tonkatsu restaurant in Ginza Tokyo. The founder Nobukatsu Shibuya’s creations include the famous......

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Mutekiya Ramen 無敵家 – Best Ramen at Ikebukuro Tokyo

Mutekiya Ramen 無敵家 – Best Ramen at Ikebukuro Tokyo

Talk about the best ramen at Tokyo Japan, and many food blogs would recommend Ippudo (Ebisu), Menya Musashi (Shinjuku), Butamen Kenkyujo (Kanda), Aoba (Nakano) Ramen Jiro (Shinjuku) and Ramen Tetsuya (Higashi Koenji) and Metekiya (Ikebukuro). What would you recommend? I followed religiously to the Taiwanese written Tokyo guidebook “东京王...

July 24, 2012
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