Category Archives: Food & Drink

Discovering Some Local Delights During Tokyo’s “Soft” Lockdown

Japan’s “soft” lockdown began in early April and was more commonly referred to as a State of Emergency. It continued till the end of May and I was off from work for most of that time. Although it may have been … Continue reading

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TF Recipes #7 – Green Soya Beans & Cheese On Toast

Before I set foot in Japan many, many years ago the idea of eating salted green soya beans (edamame in Japanese) would have been unimaginable for me as my vegetable intake was fairly limited. However, after continuously being given some … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Pepsi Japan Flavours (Part 2)

Back in July 2014 there was a hugely successful and popular post on Tokyo Fox covering my favourite Pepsi flavours going back to 2005. Sadly there haven’t been any really strange and unique flavours (Ice Cucumber, Azuki, Shiso etc) since … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Train Themed Curry Restaurant In Tokyo

It’s been a while since I had regular curry in a restaurant as all recent ‘Dining Out’ posts have been about stranger curry tastes such as apple, sheep’s brain, miso milk and the mysterious Godzilla one! I came across this train-themed restaurant … Continue reading

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TF Recipes #6 – Curry On Toast

The last TF Recipes post put me off doing any more for a long time. Or so I thought! The Corona Virus then came along and so, with the fear of using up all of my saved-up material, I decided to … Continue reading

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TF Recipes #5 – Red Caviar On Toast

The least regular series is back on Tokyo Fox for the first time in six years, and a decade on from the inaugural TF Recipes post! I actually had the idea to do this particular “dish” many, many years ago … Continue reading

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London Pt III: The Vagina Museum, A Phallic Building, The Famous Cock & A String Of Filming Locales

With Rina having returned to Japan for work I was left to my own devices for a day and a bit in London. Camden Town was one of the areas I wanted to revisit as I’d come across a couple … Continue reading

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Dining Out: White Chocolate Ramen Is This Years Ideal Japanese Valentines Meal!

When it comes to ramen, there are many tastes and regional variations whether it be shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), tonkotsu (pork bone broth) in Kyushu or miso ramen which is served up in Hokkaido. On top of that come the crazy novelty ones which include … Continue reading

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Dining Out: “Japanese” Food In England

This trip back to the UK was mostly about enjoying some good old-fashioned British food but when we went off on our own, my wife and I were both keen to try what is advertised as Japanese food in a … Continue reading

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Two “Christmas Days” Back In My Hometown With The Family

  After five years away I returned to England to spend Christmas with my family back in my hometown of Market Harborough in Leicestershire. I can’t say I was really planning to return this time as I had seen my parents … Continue reading

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