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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Three Broomsticks (Universal Studios Osaka)

Located inside Universal Studio Osaka’s Harry Potter world Hogsmeade Village, Three Broomsticks is an iconic restaurant/pub from the series where students would go to spend their weekends. Like the entire area, both the exterior and interior designs are as close to your imagination (and the movies) as it can get. The inside of the restaurant […]

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Cafe Mugiwara

A One Piece themed restaurant located near the entrance to Tokyo Tower, Cafe Mugiwara lets you step into the world of One Piece for your meal. Inside the cafe, it’s decorated with bits and pieces of stuff from the show such as Chopper’s medical bag, One Piece manga (which you can bring to your table […]

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