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Savor a Tokyo Izakaya Experience at Torifuku in Ueno with Delicious Yakitori Cuisine

In Japan, casual dining establishments with the purpose of enjoying food while drinking are known as izakaya. When it comes to classic dishes enjoyed at izakaya, yakitori, grilled chicken skewers, take the spotlight. For overseas visitors who want to get a full-on Japanese izakaya experience, one restaurant we would like to recommend is “Ueno Torifuku (referred to hereafter as “Torifuku”).”…

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Izakaya Excitement in Tokyo: Warayakiya Roppongi Blends Fiery Delights and Kochi Prefecture Flavors

There’s a place in Roppongi, Tokyo, where you can savor the special dishes of Kōchi Prefecture, presented right before your eyes in a kitchen brimming with life and excitement. This is “Warayakiya Roppongi” (hereafter referred to as “Warayakiya”), a unique restaurant boasting 16 branches, primarily within the Tokyo Metropolitan area. “名物 鰹のわらやき塩たたき,” Lightly grilled bonito 1,749 JPY (tax included) The…

Kabukicho’s Craft Beer Boom Explodes With Delicious Flavor at Yona Yona Beer Works!

The craft beer manufacturing company, Yoho Brewing Co., Ltd., (referred to hereafter as Yoho Brewing) is often considered a pioneer of Japan’s craft beer boom. Cozily nestled in Shinjuku’s Kabukichō district is where you’ll find “YONA YONA BEER WORKS Kabukichōten” (referred to hereafter as “YONA YONA BEER WORKS”), which consistently offers around 10 different types of craft beers from Yoho…

Fried Half Chicken from Otaru: A Succulent Hokkaido Sensation at Naruto Kitchen in Shibuya

Imagine the bustling streets of Tokyo’s Shibuya district serving up the hearty flavors of Hokkaido. One dish, a local favorite originating from the coastal town of Otaru, is a true delight: wakadori no hanmiage (referred hereunder as hanmiage). Featuring half of a spring chicken that’s quickly deep-fried, it has crispy skin and juicy, succulent meat. “小樽名物 若鶏半身揚げ,” Otaru’s Famous Fried…

Karaage: Japan’s Delectable Twist on Fried Chicken

When it comes to Japanese cuisine, dishes like sushi, ramen, and tempura may be the first to come to mind. However, tucked within the nation’s rich culinary repertoire is a fried delight that deserves its spotlight, 唐揚げ karaage. This crispy, flavor-packed dish, often compared to fried chicken, has its unique intricacies that make it a must-try for anyone visiting Japan….