Vlado’s

A favourite of my brother’s, Vlado’s is a grilled steakhouse that has a set menu of which your only choices are which cut of meat you would like. Though it doesn’t seem so, the restaurant fits quite a number of customers however I would advise calling ahead to book if you choose to visit. Aside […]

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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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Soi 38

Found by my friend, Soi 38 is a restaurant serving thai boat noodles. However, unlike the iconic tiny boat noodle bowls in Thailand, these are normal sized portions. Regardless, they come really cheap at only $10 per bowl, or $15 for a large bowl! Clockwise from top left is the beef boat noodles, duck noodles, […]

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Rice Paper Scissors

Finally managed to get some somewhat-decent photos from RPS on 2 separate trips (you can probably tell by the difference in qualities), one during dinner and one from lunch. A tapas-style restaurant, it’s a great way to try a variety of different dishes (and you can get 5 dishes for a good deal between 2-3 […]

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Lukumades

Loukoumades are greek-donuts. Usually coated in honey, Lukumades offers a variety of ingredients for coating, as well as ice cream to top it all off. Located near Queen Victoria Market, it’s a great pit-stop after some grocery shopping or even late night dessert as it closes at around 10. The menu consists of various topping […]

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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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Tsurutontan

Recommended by a local friend, went to try this classy Udon restaurant in Roppongi. The interior is spacious and relaxing, even when it’s bursting with customers. I never felt rushed both times I visited and the atmosphere was really great to just enjoy the food and chat with friends. On our first visit, I decided […]

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Shin Udon

Read about this place online because I love udon/soba and wanted to find someplace that came highly recommended to try. It was a bit hard to find the exact place but I followed the directions (and you can also check the map below) and found it without much trouble. It helps that there was a […]

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Ajinoya

I found this place online and didn’t realize until we reached the door that it was a Michelin-starred restaurant. Made sense given the long wait we had to go through even though we were already there just 30min after opening time. They are quite used to this and have a pretty good system in place […]

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