Overseas – Tokyo


Sushi Tokyo Ten - LEGIT Sushi Omakase Starting From ¥3500 (SGD$41.70), In The Heart Of Shinjuku Tokyo

Sushi Tokyo Ten is perhaps the best find during my most recent trip. For those who have not been to Tokyo in the last 2 years or so, you would be surprised to find a new shopping mall NEWoMan right next to Shinjuku Station (South Exit). First things first, the restaurant Sushi Tokyo Ten is located within the ‘food court’ area in NEWoMan. I was initially sceptical about having sushi in a food court, because I momentarily forgot this is Tokyo – where you almost cannot find bad food. Do not discount its quality at all. On the......

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Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018 – 12 Three Star Restaurants, Including Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten, Sushi Saito, Kanda, Ishikawa

Michelin Guide Tokyo 2018 – 12 Three Star Restaurants, Including Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten, Sushi Saito, Kanda, Ishikawa

Tokyo keeps up with its honours of the city awarded with the most number of Michelin stars – 234 starred restaurants in total. All 12 three-starred restaurants retain their stars, with 5 NEW two-starred restaurants. They are Den, Florilège, Higuchi, Hommage and Sazenka. Florilège which features Chef Hiroyasu...

November 30, 2017
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Tonkatsu Tonki - Famous Japanese Pork Cutlet Institution With An Open Kitchen Concept, At Meguro Tokyo

Tonkatsu Tonki – Famous Japanese Pork Cutlet Institution With An Open Kitchen Concept, At Meguro Tokyo

A visit to Tokyo’s famed Tonkatsu Tonki とんかつ とんき is not just about their deep fried pork cutlet, but the history it represents. Its cooking and processing system is itself a ‘show’ you can catch. This is a casual Japanese restaurant located at Meguro Tokyo, specialising in Tonkatsu...

October 27, 2017
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Saryo Tsujiri 茶寮都路里 - For The Matcha Lovers In Tokyo. Note: NOT The Same As The Other "Tsujiri"

Saryo Tsujiri 茶寮都路里 – For The Matcha Lovers In Tokyo. Note: NOT The Same As The Other “Tsujiri”

Matcha lovers from Singapore to Tokyo and Kyoto may get confused between the different “Tsujiri”s around. Just for your information, the Tsujiri chain store that we see in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok, Malaysia, Melbourne, is NOT the same as the famous Gion Tsujiri found in Kyoto and...

May 29, 2017
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Taimeiken Tokyo - Soft, Fluffy Omurice. Oddly Satisfying When You Cut Through The Egg

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...

April 26, 2017
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10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 -  Affordable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (

10 Must Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 – Affordable 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. (Click PLAY for video highlights of Tsunahachi.) At...

April 15, 2017
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