Monzen-nakacho : Tomioka Hachimangu is now under large-scale repair

Monzen-nakacho : Tomioka Hachimangu is now under large-scale repair

The shrine will be completed until their big festival. Tomioka Hachimangu shrine in Monzen-nakacho area is now under repair. They are scheduled to be completed until their big festival in this Septem...

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Suitengu-mae : Nihonbashi-Kakigaracho Sugita (日本橋蛎殻町すぎた) in May 2017

Suitengu-mae : Nihonbashi-Kakigaracho Sugita (日本橋蛎殻町すぎた) in May 2017

Early spring course. I visited Nihonbashi-Kakigaracho Sugita after six months absence. Now it's so hard to reserve. I want to know how to reserve ! I cannot connect to their phone :( So, I...

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Funabashi : Breakfast at nostalgic Cafe Monalisa (珈琲モナリザ)

Funabashi : Breakfast at nostalgic Cafe Monalisa (珈琲モナリザ)

Retro Kissaten far from Funabashi station. I love having breakfast at kissaten. (Not cafe, but kissaten) Cafe Monalisa is one of my delight kissaten because of such an old atmosphere. There rema...

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Kachidoki : Both grilled and raw tuna at Dourakutei (道楽庭)

Kachidoki : Both grilled and raw tuna at Dourakutei (道楽庭)

Best lunch spot in Kachidoki area. Dourakutei is my best lunch spot around Kachidoki area. But somehow many months have passed since I visited there last time. But nothing has changed. The appearan...

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Shinbashi : Oyakodon and tatsuta-age at Suegen (末げん)

Shinbashi : Oyakodon and tatsuta-age at Suegen (末げん)

Fancy restaurant having long history. We visited Suegen in front of Shinbashi station. Suegen is long-established restaurant and started their business in 1909. It is said to be that Yukio Mishima (...

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Nippori : Milky kakigori with sweet Watson pomelo syrup at Himitsu-do (ひみつ堂)

Nippori : Milky kakigori with sweet Watson pomelo syrup at Himitsu-do (ひみつ堂)

Before summer season coming. I went to Himitsu-do that is kakigori specialty shop just before GOLDEN WEEK has set in. This was the right decision. I heard that Himitsu-do had long long waiting line ...

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Tsukiji Market : Spicy lobster curry at Yonehana (米花)

Tsukiji Market : Spicy lobster curry at Yonehana (米花)

Pls remember to bring plastic container... Though I didn't post about chef's choice of Yonehana, I go to Yonehana for breakfast at regular intervals. Because I moved to Motoyawata (closer tha...

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Kameido : Wisteria Festival 2017 in Kameido Tenjin shrine (亀戸天神社)

Kameido : Wisteria Festival 2017 in Kameido Tenjin shrine (亀戸天神社)

Gorgeous violet flowers in full bloom. The most popular Wisteria Festival in Tokyo is now held in Kameido Tenjin shrine (Kameido Tenmangu shrine) until May 7th. In addition, now is in the middle of...

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Namba : Hostel Base Point Osaka

Namba : Hostel Base Point Osaka

Inexpensive dormitory having best location in Namba. When I decided to visit in Osaka a few weeks later, it was too late to find good hotel at inexpensive price. So, each hotels became expensive, an...

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Funabashi : Fatty ramen having beef broth at Gyu-soba Maruha(牛そば まるは)

Funabashi : Fatty ramen having beef broth at Gyu-soba Maruha(牛そば まるは)

New ramen shop managed by Maruha group is open New ramen shop managed by popular ramen company in Funabashi is open last week. The shop's name is "Gyu-soba Maruha". Speaking of Maruha group, I went...

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Omotesando : Yakitori Imai is reopen (焼鳥 今井)

Omotesando : Yakitori Imai is reopen (焼鳥 今井)

Larger, more inexpensive and comfortable. Yakitori Imai has moved from Sendagi to Omotesando last November. Their restaurant larger than before. Though there're only counter seats, now th...

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Tsukiji : Cutlet sandwich at Odayasu in Tsukiji Uogashi (築地魚河岸 小田保)

Tsukiji : Cutlet sandwich at Odayasu in Tsukiji Uogashi (築地魚河岸 小田保)

Odayasu's specialty in Tsukiji Uogashi. You might know that Odayasu is one of my favorite eatery in Tsukiji market, but somehow I hadn't been to the branch of Odayasu in Tsukiji Uogashi that was ope...

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Tsukiji : Jyo tendon having variety of tempura at Tempura Kurokawa (天ぷら黒川)

Tsukiji : Jyo tendon having variety of tempura at Tempura Kurokawa (天ぷら黒川)

Narrow but worth visiting. I visited Tempura Kurokawa after years absence. Kurokawa was so narrow as usual. There're only four counter seats and two table having four chairs each. But I rec...

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Susukino : Fresh seafood Sushi in Sushi-ya no Saito (すし屋のさい藤)

Susukino : Fresh seafood Sushi in Sushi-ya no Saito (すし屋のさい藤)

Fresh tastes of Hokkaido with sushi. When I decided to visit Sapporo for the first time in February, I wanted to have sushi somewhere. So, I searched for it on the internet, and I found a nice sushi...

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Tsudanuma : Tsukumo Tonkotsu ramen’s “Marukyu ramen” (九十九とんこつラーメン)

Tsudanuma : Tsukumo Tonkotsu ramen’s “Marukyu ramen” (九十九とんこつラーメン)

Worthful ramen to try at one time. I rememeber Marukyu ramen made by Tsukumo Tonkotsu ramen was all the rage about 10 years ago. Tsukumo Tonkotsu ramen is tonkotsu ramen shop and still one of the po...

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