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Go Here for Your Coffee & Hand Pies in Tokyo

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Passing through Harajuku, we came across a great cafe that has delicious hand pies, good coffee, and the perfect atmosphere to relax with a book. The exterior of the place was quite nice, and there was a lot of out door seating. Inside you can see they went with a cottage like style, as everything in the place was...

Great Japanese Set Meal in The Suburbs of Koenji

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Most of my friends get annoyed when I talk about Kouenji. Why? Because I can't stop talking about it. The live music scene is great, the old narrow streets full of thrift shops, and of course, THE FOOD!! Today we visited one of my favorite Japanese set meal places (定食屋), Daichan (大ちゃん). Just to give you some backstory, I lived...

Dutch Pancakes in Kawasaki can Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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From the sweet tooth we got visiting Yokohama's Vanilla Beans cafe, we searched for more sweet delights that could satisfy our hunger. And we happened to find it with Rosie's Cafe, located in Kawasaki's Lozona shopping center. Rosie's prides itself with it's dutch style pancakes (baby pancakes) that can be made into a savery main course, or a delicious...

Japanese Hamburg Steak Done Right With Stone Burg

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Although steaks are not unique to only Japan, their take on hamburg steak is quite refreshing. To give you a good example of this, we visited Stone Burg in Kawasaki's Lazona. Lazona is a massive shopping area in just outside of Kawasaki station. Besides the array of clothes apparel stores and large departments, there are also a handful of...

Vanilla Beans is a Sanctuary for Chocoholics

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Before walking into this store, I really considered whether it was worth pushing myself closer to the diabetic range just to enjoy some chocolate. In general the answer would be a no, but because it is our duty to bring you the best places to dine in Japan, well sometimes I have to make some sacrifices. Let me tell...

Mabo Tofu From Iron Chef That Will Rock Your Socks Off

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I never thought I would see the day where I could eat at one of the legendary iron chef's restaurants. Additionally, he would have thought there would be one just 15 minutes away walking distance from my work. I am here to tell you I visited Chen Kenichi Mabo Tofu, a restaurant specializing in well... mabo tofu, and I...

Melon Pan Ice Cream Sandwiches That Boast 2nd in World Ranking

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Just as the titles says, located right inside World Porters in Sakuragicho is the self-acclaimed 2nd best melon pan (melon bread) in the world. I few things crossed my mind when I read the name of the place which is literally 世界で2番めにおいしい焼きたてメロンパンアイス(The world's second best baked melon pan ice cream sandwiches). I'm not sure where these statistics are coming...

Amazing Gyoza In Yoyogi, Sosan no Mise

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After setting out on our journey to find the best gyoza in Kantou area, we decided to make our way to a place called "Sosan No Mise". Notorious for their size and packed to the seams with meat juice gyoza, it comes to no surprise that this would be our first stop. Located just on the outskirts of Shinjuku, right...

Atsuta Houraiken Jinguten Has All Your Unagi Needs Covered

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When visiting Nagoya in Japan, one thing you gotta try is unagi (eel). Although the snake-like creature may be a turn off initially, Japan is known for turning it into a delicious delicious food that has a light sweetness to it. Today I got to eat at Atsuta Houraiken Jinguten, an unagi speciality restaurant in Atsuta, Nagoya. They have pioneered...

Use a bed instead of a table at Chano-Ma cafe

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Chano-ma is a cozy place right inside the famous Red Brick Building near Sakuragicho. In place of standard dining tables, they offer comfy cozy beds which you can sprawl out on while you eat (although it isn't recommended for a healthy digestion). The menu is nothing to wave off either. I had an excellent beef stew which comes with a...

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