Category Archives: Food & Drink

Dining Out In Shizuoka City

These days Japan is awash with all manner of matcha flavoured confectionary on sale in stores nationwide. However, it may surprise the recent influx of visitors to the country that such green tea sweets are actually quite a recent phenomena in Japan … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017 In Tokyo

  Illuminations are a pretty big thing in Japan at Christmas time but something I’ve just not bothered with as I referenced in my ‘Things I’ve Never Done In Tokyo‘ post back in 2011. However, this year we were in … Continue reading

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A Taste Of Siberia In Tokyo

Tokyo is absolutely packed full of museums and just when you think you’re aware of most of them you hear of another that has somehow bypassed you. I came across this one about 13 months ago whilst touring around Tokyo … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Donguri Floating Restaurant (Including Video!)

The days of kaiten-zushi (conveyor-belt sushi) may be coming to an end as they get replaced by express delivery direct to tables but that original style lives on at this restaurant where dishes arrive via the water.   Only a … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Jihanki Shokudo (Vending Machine Restaurant)

No doubt Gunma prefecture possesses a wide range of great and tasty local delicacies but sadly all I wanted to do was go to this quirky place in the middle of nowhere. I say that last bit based purely on the … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Halloween Treats At A Conveyor Belt Sushi Chain

Friday the 13th is here and I’m sure you all know what happens on this particular date don’t you?! Yep, absolutely f*** all!! Well, that wasn’t quite the case actually as conveyor-belt sushi chain Kurazushi introduced a few Halloween-themed treats … Continue reading

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Dining Out: 10 Yen Sushi In Tokyo!

When it comes to Japan’s most famous dish, I have to admit that I’m a man of simple pleasure and taste. I’m just as happy with the cheap family-style places (and all their bastardised sushi plates!) as I am with … Continue reading

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