Category Archives: Bar & Pub

Saikatei 菜花亭, Kyoto

After a long day’s journey we finally arrived in Kyoto and check into our hotel around 8pm. For our first night in the city, we did not make any prior dinner booking as we knew there were risks of not … Continue reading

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El Tardeo by Binomio

Based on my observation, Mondays are usually slow days in drinking holes. Was surprised to see that Binomio‘s tapas area was almost filled to the brim on a Monday so we decided to head over to their sister restaurant El … Continue reading

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Loloku

My final take-out post (yeah!) as I regained most of my mobility. In any case, I arrived at Loloku to realise that they have very limited seating – probably less than 10 in total with most of them situated at … Continue reading

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★ Tapas Molecular Bar, Tokyo

Having been in Japan for the past 2.5 weeks and savouring Japanese cuisines, it was a refreshing change to visit Tapas Molecular Bar which features innovative molecular cuisine. Housed on the 38th floor of Mandarin Oriental hotel, dining at the 1-Michelin star … Continue reading

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Otaru Beer ‎Warehouse No.1 小樽ビール醸造所, Otaru

After strolling along the we stopped by one of the restored warehouse units to enjoy Otaru Beer. Otaru beer actually has German parentage as its braumeister brought over his knowledge to produce three regular ales — Dunkel, Pilsner and Weiss. … Continue reading

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Izakaya Raku, Niseko

On our final night in Niseko, we ended our stay with a meal at a Japanese Izakaya in Hirafu Village. We heard about a particularly good local izakaya in Kutchan visited by Anthony Bourdain, but decided not to make the … Continue reading

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Niseko Pizza, Niseko

Time flies as it has been a week since we embarked on this trip and has been feasting on delectable Japanese cuisines – I was mainly impressed by the pastries and the raw seafood. So Niseko is probably a good place … Continue reading

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