Tag Archives: Tokyo

Snacks & Food from Tokyo

After 2-weeks in Hokkaido, I’ve accumulated quite a haul of snacks from the Northernmost Island of Japan. As Tokyo was my last stop of the trip, there was limited luggage space left to carry back the bulky snacks. Nonetheless nobody … Continue reading

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TsuruTonTan つるとんたん, Tokyo

With some time left before heading to boarding gates at Haneda airport, we found TsuruTonTan at the public area to fill our tummy. What is better than having a bowl of hearty udon to round up our Japan trip (I’ve … Continue reading

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Sushi Dai 寿司大, Tokyo

After my first failed attempt to visit Sushi Dai in 2013 (find out what happened in my post), I thought I may not have the chance to try again when I heard of the news that Tsukiji market would be … Continue reading

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★ L’Effervescence, Tokyo

Marked the final dinner of this trip with 2-Michelin star, L’Effervescence. Our Hokkaido trip did not pass by Lake Toya so we missed out on dining at Michel Bras Toya where Chef Shinobu Namae had spent time there as a sous chef before … Continue reading

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Luke’s Lobster, Tokyo

Luke’s Lobster from New York opened their first outpost in Japan since late 2015 in Omotesando. Since then the lobster bun craze has captured the hearts of Japanese (and maybe tourists like us) evidenced by reports of long queues at the outlets across … 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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Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory & Tolo Cafe, Tokyo

Made our way to Shimokitazawa, a hipster neighbourhood just a few stops from Shibuya, just for pastries – Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory. We have been to the area before during our previous visit to Tokyo before, back then it was just … Continue reading

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