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We tried Monya, a kaiseki restaurant in Tokyo

We tried out the Monya restaurant in Tokyo, which specializes in kaiseki meals!

Pain et petites boules

What are the best bakeries in Tokyo?

In the land of sushi, bakeries abound. There are said to be more than 10,000 throughout Japan and several thousand in Tokyo. It is difficult to make a selection as there are so many good bakeries.


Where to eat the best ramen in Tokyo?

Ramen, a specialty noodle in broth, is one of the classics of popular Japanese cuisine.

A busy street lined with izakaya

5 of the best izakaya in Tokyo

Izakaya are typical Japanese dining establishments, similar to a tapas bar, where it's possible to eat and drink, often at a counter. It's also the favorite place for a casual post-work drink.


Where to eat the best ice cream in Tokyo?

Young or old, everyone loves ice cream. If you are passing through Tokyo during the sweltering Japanese summer, be sure to eat ice cream or sorbet in one of the many places in the capital.

Aoyama Flower Market Tea House

You may know Aoyama Flower Market for its exceptional bouquets, but this chain of Japanese florists also has another string to its bow: owner of tea rooms!

Being vegan in Tokyo

Being vegan can be difficult in some parts of the world, with the movement not necessarily popular, or currently achievable, worldwide.


The Beeat restaurant and its sushi burritos

For all sushi fans who want to surprise their taste buds, the Beeat restaurant is revisiting the concept in the form of burritos in an original way.

kotatsu in  Tsubame cafe, Kamakura

Kotatsu cafes and restaurants

In Japan, the kotatsu symbolizes not only the warmth but also the conviviality, comfort, and simple pleasure of being with family around a table.

La devanture d'Ajigin, dans l'arrondissement de Sumida, à Tokyo.

Ajigin restaurant in Tokyo

Located 5 minutes walk from the Tokyo SkyTree, Ajigin is a restaurant specializing in a single type of sushi: inari-zushi. A good place for vegetarians!

Tokyo's 9 most unique restaurants and cafés

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Tokyo's themed cafés and restaurants, a must in Japan!

Vegetarian Food in Tokyo

The bustling city of Tokyo has just as many vegetarians restaurants as Kyoto. Here are four of the most vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the capital.

6 Original Themed Restaurants in Tokyo (part 2)

Not too long ago we told you about the 6 most famous and original themed restaurants in Tokyo.

8 Fugu Restaurants in Tokyo

The famous fugu, poisonous pufferfish, is a dish that can't be enjoyed just anywhere. Finding the right places to eat it safely is essential.

Chanko Nabe

Want to become as strong as a sumo wrestler? It's possible! If you go to Tokyo, try chanko nabe, the magic potion of sumo wrestlers.

KitchHike: Home Cooking

More and more travellers are using services such as couch surfing, where they are welcomed into people's homes and offered a place to sleep. But did you know you could also KitchHike?

Tokyo: Zauo Restaurant

Among the many themed restaurants that Tokyo has to offer, Zauo is without doubt the one that offers the most curious: rediscover the joy of tasting the fruit of your efforts by catching you

Usukifugu Yamadaya

At the bottom of a small quiet street in the district of Minato, the owner of three Michelin stars, Yoshio Yukasabe is preparing...

Facade of Yokota in Minato, one of the best tempura restaurant in Tokyo.


"Tempura is stripped of the meaning we traditionally attach to fried food, which is heaviness." Roland Barthes in Empire of Signs.

The delicious dishes made with Yucharism Tokyo.


With nearly 160,000 restaurants, Tokyo is a city of many flavors. Of course, learning the basics of Japanese cuisine can be difficult when you don't speak Japanese.

The Senjo restaurant, a Taiwanese eatery Ikebukuro serving delicious Chinese dumplings.

Senjo Restaurant

This small Taiwanese tavern in Ikebukuro offers delicious Chinese dumplings, served by a friendly owner.

Specialty Mimatsu (Ikebukuro): the have-seki, sitting at the same table with someone.

Mimatsu Restaurant

Restaurant chains have invaded Ikebukuro... But a store with a friendly, country village appearance still holds out against the invaders. Welcome to Mimatsu!

Ebisu Yokocho, a small alley-fed small restaurants and terraces.

Ebisu Yokocho

Once through the sliding, tinted plastic door, it's a myriad of smells, colors and sounds that instantly awaken the senses.

In Sakura Tei's, Harajuku, it is the clients themselves who make up the okonomiyaki,

Sakura Tei

Down an alley in Harajuku, enter the Clockwork Market, home of young artists and colorful architecture. Inside you'll find workshops, bars, and above all a favorite address: okonomiyaki.

Modern and tasteful, the décor of the room Honmura Han in Roppongi.

Honmura An

The Japanese love noodles: in broth, in soup, cold, fried, they are part of Japanese everyday life.

The front of Ryu Sushi restaurant in Tsukiji in Tokyo.

Ryu Sushi

When you leave the impressive Tsukiji Market, your senses may be running wild, your stomach empty and your appetite growing. Who says you can't have sushi for breakfast?

Hidden in the corner of Shibuya, the brand and the lantern is the only way to locate the Sora no Niwa restaurant

Sora No Niwa

We have heard the rumor that the tofu restaurant Sora No Niwa is so well hidden that even the people of Tokyo get lost searching for it.

The Kikunoi restaurant, Minato (Tokyo), celebrates the kyotoïte kaiseki.


A pleasure for the eyes, gourmet delights, kaiseki is often considered the height of refinement in Japanese cuisine.

Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten

Read a guide to Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten. Sukibayashi Jiro Honten is a sushi restaurant in Tokyo that won three stars from the Michelin Guide.

Michiba Washoku Tateno

Read a review of Michiba Washoku Tateno, a Japanese kaiseki restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo.

Gundam Cafe Akihabara Tokyo

Gundam Cafe Akihabara: the very first official Gundam cafe opened in Tokyo's Akihabara electronics district in 2010. At night it is a bar.