Afuri Ramen, Harajuku, Tokyo.

As one of my friends is mostly vegan, we wanted to ensure that we could all eat at the same restaurants occasionally and so were delighted to discover that Afuri Ramen offers a vegan version of their famous ramen and so headed to their Harajuku restaurant after a morning exploring nearby Yoyogi park & the…

Kagawa Ippuku Udon, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo.

After successful meals of Tonkatsu and Yakitori, Udon was next on my hit-list and once again the Michelin Guide came to the rescue with the Bib Gourmand recommended “Kagawa Ippuku”   The Tokyo branch (which opened in 2015) that we visited is an offshoot of their parent restaurant  in Kagawa prefecture (a region of Japan…

Torikizoku Yakitori, Akasaka, Tokyo.

I had severely underestimated how hard it would be to find a restaurant capable of seating the 8 of us at the same time, many of the restaurants we visited over our week in Tokyo were extremely small, often seating less than 20 people at a time. We were delighted therefore to stumble across Torikizioku,…

Masamune Tonkatsu, Akasaka, Tokyo.

ANA flights from Yangon to Tokyo arrive first thing in the morning, allowing travellers to really make the most of their first day in Tokyo, which in my case meant leaving my bags at my hotel and heading off in search of a great first lunch. The decision of picking where to eat in Tokyo…