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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+39

My brother’s favourite pizza restaurant, +39 has a substantial selection of unique pizza combinations as well as a decent variety of pastas available. Below, are the blue swimmer crab spaghetti, their signature +39 pizza and even their 39 layers lasagna. The pizzas were light and delicious, with a crispy thin crusts. Lasagna was yummy and […]

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Brick Lane (formerly Rustica)

Brick Lane, formerly known as Rustica Cafe, is located in the tiny Guildford Lane near Melbourne Central. My father is a big fan of their coffee and croissants and keeps a loyalty card which he whips out every time he’s in Melbourne. An Aussie staple, I usually go for their smash avo brunch, which is […]

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Entrecôte

A nondescript restaurant hidden inside Alfred Place, entrecote was a cozy, relaxing place for dinner. The interior decor was simple and also featured various ‘moving’ portraits which were very intriguing, as they would alternate with each others’ frames throughout the meal. We ordered a few small sharing plates to try such as the top left […]

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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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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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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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