Overseas – Tokyo


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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12 Best Eats At Shinjuku Tokyo 新宿 - Affordable Michelin Meals, Handmade Soba To ¥350 Gyudon (

12 Best 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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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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