8 Recommended Cheap but Great Restaurants in Tokyo!

8 Recommended Cheap but Great Restaurants in Tokyo

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Visitors may lament how expensive Tokyo restaurants are, but this is most often due to misconceptions about, or unfamiliarity with Japanese dining culture. You have to look to the spirit of adventure that brought you to Tokyo in the first place and seek out the chain stores, [Continue Reading…]

8 Amazing Japanese Noodle Shops to Enjoy Ramen in Tokyo!

8 Amazing Japanese Noodle Shops to Enjoy Ramen in Tokyo!

Of all Japanese noodles, none is more popular than ramen. But, hang on, I hear you say, isn’t ramen Chinese? The simple answer is yes… and no. Yes, ramen noodles are probably derived from Chinese wheat noodles, but the various ways they’re made and served says more about Japanese cuisine and eating habits. Ramen is very much a Japanese cultural icon. [Continue Reading…]