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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APAS

This restaurant was literally just around the corner from the hotel I stayed at. I noticed it mostly because of the very unusual name and looked it up online and was surprised to see it was a highly rated yakiniku restaurant. It’s very big inside but apparently still has a wait time during dinner. The […]

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みやざき館 (Miyazakikan)

I’ve visited Miyazakikan twice so far and both times were very enjoyable and Miyazakikan is definitely making my list of recommended places to go in Osaka, especially if you’re craving good japanese steak. The prices here are also very worth it for the amount of food you get. Their menu is all course meals, and […]

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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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Marini’s on 57

Achieved ultimate third-wheeling status by accompanying my parents to dinner on Valentine’s day to Marini’s on 57. Or in the words of my mother’s friends: “young people all come to fancy places like this we cannot lose to them”. The appeal of this restaurant is that you can sit next to full-length windows and enjoy […]

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