Akomeya, Ginza, Tokyo.

Growing up, rice was something I could very much leave or take, and to this day I will always order naan or roti with a curry over rice. My appreciation for rice has deepened since moving to Asia, and I am now far more experienced in what “good rice” is, and Thai style fried rice…

Pizza Studio Tamaki, Roppongi, Tokyo.

My friends D & G are true Pizza aficionados and so when we saw Chef Bjorn Shen (the Chef patron of Artichoke, one of my favourite restaurants in Singapore) was on a “Pizza Pilgrimage” In Tokyo, we thought we would follow in his footsteps and learn a bit about the new wave of Tokyo style…

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…