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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Shiki

Visited Shiki for my mother’s birthday. We all went with the Keyaki set, which was 8 courses. It is teppanyaki-style with about 8 seats per teppanyaki table and 1 chef per table.. Below are the few photogenic courses. The sashimi was generously portioned, as you can see how thick the slices are. The tuna and […]

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Tu Restaurant and Bar

A recently opened french restaurant, my sister and I went for a taste test at Tu to see how the food was (also helped that she had discount voucher). The restaurant itself was very small, fitting only about 4-5 tables of around 2-6 people each. Because of this, and the fact that it was relatively […]

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The French Brasserie

After a very ‘unusual’ craving for escargots, I found this restaurant online and managed to rope my cousin into trying it out with me – as well as satisfying my very specific craving. The main dish I was looking forward to – the escargots – were divine. The sauce was amazing and whilst my cousin […]

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Masons of Bendigo

While visiting my sister’s placement in Bendigo, she booked us a dinner at Masons, citing that the food was good and as close to fine dining Bendigo offered. The restaurant was spacious and the layout allowed quite a number of tables without feeling like customers were rubbing elbows with one another. Masons on Bendigo’s menu […]

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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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Rikuro Ojisan no Mise

Something I’ve been meaning to try for awhile but never had the chance to until recently were these fluffy cheesecakes that are quite famous especially on social media. The cakes are made fresh every day and if you get there early you definitely know they’re fresh and still hot. If you plan on buying a […]

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