Oedo Japanese Restaurant

Oedo Japanese Restaurant

Are you tired of all my posts about Japanese food yet? I hope not because you have to try Oedo Japanese restaurant in Banawe, Quezon City.

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Tokyo: Tsurutontan Udon at Haneda Airport

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If there’s one tip you should take from me it’s go to Haneda airport early. Four hours before your flight should be enough to eat and shop at the numerous stores. I went with only enough time to eat so I missed out on the leisurely tax-free shopping. 

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Ooma Japanese Rice Bar at SM Mega Fashion Hall

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The other night I was invited to try out Ooma, a restaurant I’ve been waiting to open at SM Mega Fashion Hall. Why? Because Chef Bruce Ricketts is behind it. He’s also the same chef at my favorite Mecha Uma. 

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Tokyo: Ningyocho Imahan Ginza

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What do you do when you go to Tokyo? You EAT! I’ve eaten sushi, yakiniku, udon, ramen and this time I was going to eat good sukiyaki. 

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Tokyo Coffee Trail


Next to dark chocolate and cookies my favorite treat is coffee. Whenever I go to countries popular for coffee I make it a point to try as many places as I can. I went on a coffee binge in San Francisco, Melbourne, New Zealand (not yet posted) and Tokyo.

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Tokyo: Shinjuku Food Finds

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When we were planning where to stay in Tokyo we were choosing over Shinjuku or Ginza and asked several friends their opinions. Most said Shinjuku but a couple swore by Ginza’s more quiet area so that’s where we went. We did go to Shinjuku a couple of times and got lost getting out of the […]

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Tokyo: Fuunji Tsukemen Ramen

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When you search for the best ramen in Tokyo, Fuunji appears in most lists. This small eatery in Shinjuku is very popular for its tsukumen style ramen. 

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Tokyo: Sushi Yoshitake

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As a newbie sushi eater I was determined to try some of the best Japan has to offer. I emailed my hotel’s concierge with the names Saito, Sawada and Yoshitake to see which ones she can get me a reservation to. She was successful with Yoshitake (3 Michelin stars) and I was happy. 

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Tokyo: Yoroniku よろにく


I didn’t want to eat only ramen and tonkatsu in Tokyo so I planned different kinds of meals as much as possible. My friend Jin highly recommended this restaurant for our meat meal. 

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Tokyo: Tempura Tsunahachi

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Just like my previous post Tsunahachi is also located at the top floor of a department store, Matsuya in Ginza. Tsunahachi is very popular for their tempura. Even though tempura isn’t my favorite Japanese food I wanted to try the difference with the tempura in Manila. 

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