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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Tokyo: Choutoku (長徳) Udon

Choutoku Udon Ginza- Hot Udon and Tempura ¥1,980-001

I have a tip for those going to Japan. When you don’t know where to eat go to the top floor of departments stores and you will find a lot of restaurants to choose from. I noticed this in both Tokyo and Osaka.

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Tokyo: Chirashi and Uni at Tsukiji Market part 2

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There’s so much to see and eat at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo that my two posts cover just a small portion. Asides from brunch at Sushi Bun I also had two more meals at the market. 

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Tokyo: There’s more to Tsukiji Market than waking up early part 1

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If you’re like me the first thought of Tsukiji Market is that you have to wake up very early to go there. You do have to be there at 5:00 am if you want to watch the fish auction. If not you can go there any time of the day although a lot of places close around […]

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Tokyo: Sushi Bun (鮨文) at Tsukiji Market

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On our second day in Tokyo we walked to Tsukiji Market to have sushi for brunch. We went around 9:00 am.

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Tokyo: Kyushu Jangara Ramen 九州じゃんがら

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My friends were so hungry from their inadequate CX airplane meal that as soon as we dropped off our luggage at Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel we went in search of food.

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Hotel Review: Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel

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When we were planning our trip to Tokyo it took me a long time to decide which area to stay at. I was choosing between Shinjuku, Shibuya or Ginza. With my friends’ urging I chose Ginza. The choice of Courtyard by Marriott was an easy one because I stay in Marriott hotel the most often […]

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Flight Review: Philippine Airlines Manila to Haneda, Tokyo


I’m finally posting my trip to Tokyo last October 2014. I promised to do it before I leave for Tokyo again. 

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