because I can… Enjoy! Yakitori in a narrow izakaya pub under the tracks of Tokyo station Business lunch in Shinjuku: udon noodles with dipping sauce. First exercise in serious slurping together with the suits!
This year around Easter on our trip around Japan I visited Kyoto for the second time in my life and it was just as fantastic as the first time! Kyoto carries a certain magic which I find unusual for a city this size. Temples (and yes, they look even prettier when cherry blossoms are blooming),… Read More Eat Kyoto
It is never too late to have a serving of dumplings, so this family seemed to think and by this credo we headed right to China Town when we arrived in Yokohama one evening. China Town is packed with restaurants, in fact that seems to be the only attraction there. So it was hard to… Read More Dumpling feast – China Town Yokohama
I had read about this place on other blogs and I was hesitant to go there. Coffee is not my special interest so why go and seek it when travelling around tea-territory? But I have to say, even if you will be surrounded by western tourists (not masses of them, but there were no Japanese… Read More Omotesando Koffee – Tokyo
If you love your sushi, you have seen the documentary about Jiro. And also if you just love great documentaries. Can I say that I was enchanted by the pieces of vinegared rice topped with raw fish shown in this documentary? That is certainly how it felt to me. The accurateness with which the fish… Read More Sukiya-bashi Jiro – Roppongi
Oh how I love my cake in the afternoon. If a cup of tea goes along with it, even better. I am simply not that fond of coffee (uuh, now it’s out there!) and I will always prefer a good cup of tea over coffee. So Japan is my place, also in this regard. It… Read More When it’s Tea Time in Japan