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Best Ramen In Tokyo: 5 Number 1’s

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Posted on January 16, 2016 4:17 pm | Leave your thoughts



The following list is not ranked in any order because all of these ramen restaurants are exceptional. Distinguishing which one is better than the other is too difficult when you are dealing with such quality. Any of these five could top the list, it would probably depend on your mood that day or what the...

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Soba Restaurants In Tokyo: Fantastic Four

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Posted on December 18, 2015 12:59 pm | Leave your thoughts



Soba noodles are a favorite in Tokyo, which goes all the way back to its Edo days. Buckwheat flour is the base for this nutritious noodle and its health benefits are pronounced. Packing a nutty flavor and great texture, soba is an excellent source for thiamin, lean protein, and manganese. During the Edo period (about...

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Top 5 Restaurant Chains in Tokyo

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Posted on August 3, 2015 1:23 pm | Leave your thoughts



Tokyo is filled with excellent food options and amazingly some standouts are chain restaurants. Here is our Top Five Restaurant Chains in Tokyo, which factors in price, quality of food, and overall experience. 5. Wara-Wara (笑笑 田町芝浦店) Wara-Wara is located all over Tokyo and it’s a perfect spot for groups to get a drink-on without...

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Yakitori Chicken Skewers: Japan’s Love

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Posted on June 13, 2015 11:12 am | Leave your thoughts



Yakitori is one of Japan’s favorite foods and in a country known for its culinary prowess that speaks volumes. There is nothing complicated about yakitori, it’s essentially chicken parts on sticks that are dipped in a sauce and grilled over charcoal. Like many things in Japan, the simplicity can be deceiving. When done well, yakitori...

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Bizarre & Yummy Japanese Festival Food

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Posted on May 22, 2015 10:12 am | 1 Comment



Japanese festival food varies from the familiar to the strange, but most of the offerings are delicious. Festivals are a seasonal event all over Japan and many take place at shrines. A whole assortment of tents featuring treats, carnival style games, and actives fill up the area. The games are popular with kids and usually...

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