若松屋 (Wakamatsuya)

This was one of many recommended restaurants in Yanagawa for Unagi. As I visited Yanagawa with a discounted set of tickets that covered my train rides, boat ride and food, I was given a few different restaurants around the town to choose from that would be covered. After walking a bit down the road of […]

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Rikyu (牛たん炭焼 利久)

Sendai is famous for beef tongue, and while looking up places on where to eat it I found that Rikyu was a famous chain store that specialized in beef tongue! I tried 2 different Rikyu restaurants during my trip to Sendai, one which is mapped below and another inside Sendai Station. The first time I […]

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本とさや (Hontosaya)

A literal “alleyway” find, Hontosaya seems to be quite a popular joint for locals, and you’d be hard-pressed to find any foreigners/tourists here! Not to mention the extent of their ‘english menu’ is basically sticky-notes with basic translations of each cut stuck onto their original menu. Surprisingly larger inside than you would expect (with 2 […]

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Tonkatsu Maisen

Happened upon this place when exploring around our hotel in Shibuya, and ended up going back another 2 times during the same trip! Tonkatsu is one of my favourite dishes and Tonkatsu Maisen’s dishes are mouth-wateringly delicious. Most tonkatsu look more or less the same, however I did go with a kurobuta (black pork) hire […]

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