Ishizuka

Celebrated my birthday here after seeing good reviews and an interesting course menu. Bookings was not hard to get if you do the second seating, however it does run until midnight which might be difficult for some. Sakizuke (Pistachio tofu, apricot, goji berry, wasabi chrysanthemum leaf, poached chicken) Zensai (Autumn delicacies) Each course is beautifully […]

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Yonehana (米花)

A tiny shop nestled in the chaos that is Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market. Generally when I visit Japanese fish markets I tend to go for 1 thing: tuna donburi. I usually avoid places with long lines unless I personally hear a recommendation from someone because lines in Japan can be misleading – I’ve seen lines at […]

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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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Kawaii Monster Cafe

Saw a video about this restaurant on Facebook and thought it would be interesting enough to give it a try. You can see a short clip of us entering the restaurant here. The music was a little loud at times but the staff were lively, friendly and very accommodating; especially given most of their clientele […]

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The Modern Eatery

On Saturday, The Modern Eatery had their soft opening and therefore had everything (except desserts) on their menu at 50% off. A friend of mine who works there let us know and helped us get a booking for dinner that night. The atmosphere there was very relaxed and the food came at a nice leisurely […]

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