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…

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…

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…

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…