東京麺通団 Mentsudan Udon, Shinjuku, Tokyo

I was really stuck trying to decide what I wanted to eat for my final dinner in Tokyo, but with the weather taking a turn for the worse, it turned into a google search for what was closest to the excellent Bar Benfiddich, where I had gone for pre dinner cocktails. I was immediately struck…

Seiriniken, Meguro-Ko, Tokyo

As mentioned in my earlier post  we had decided to undertake a sort of “Pizza Pilgrimage” in Tokyo, and Seiriniken was top of our list of places to visit (even though we made it to PST first!) Opened by Japanese chef, Susumu Kakinuma, Siriniken has been operating in Nakameguro for 22 years, in a townhouse, so…

Ryoma Yakitori, Yotsuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo

For the last night we were all together in Tokyo, we decided we would check out another yakitori restaurant, and after an unsuccessful start (the first restaurant looked at us foreigners and just point blank refused to let us wait for a table!) stumbled across Ryoma Yakitori on Yotsuya in Shinjuku. Happily, we received a…

Ka Sa, Pullman Tokyo Tamachi, Tokyo.

One of my favourite things about working overseas, is that I tend to know people in many of the places that I visit, and Tokyo was no exception. When my friend Fergus asked if I was free for lunch at the newly opened Pullman Tokyo Tamachi, I jumped at the chance to join him and…