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Please Bestow Your Wisdom


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Please Bestow Your Wisdom

KA1555 | Mar 16, 2010 10:23 PM

Visiting Tokyo in about two weeks. Getting in on a Wednesday evening, and leaving on a Sunday morning.

This doesn't leave very much time, and I want to truly make the most of my dining while there.

The only place that I've decided on for sure is New York Grill the night I arrive (By the time I get to my hotel on Wednesday evening, the Park Hyatt, it'll be 8 PM, and I doubt that I'll feel like venturing very far).

That leaves Thursday-Saturday, and Potentially Sunday if anyone has any breakfast recommendations. I was thinking of visiting Kyoto either Thursday or Friday (Leave in the morning and return to Tokyo in time for dinner) - worth it?

Basically, I just want to know - What are the must dine at restaurants? Let's say you have three dinners and 2-3 (depending on if I go to Kyoto) lunches left in life, and you were limited to restaurants in Tokyo - Where would you dine?

(And before anyone says "Go do a search" - that's all well and good, I have, but the problem is that I have TOO MANY possible options. I kind of want a "Must visit before you die" kind of list. Also, I'm not one of those people who believes in the "Japanese cuisine only!" mentality. Fusion, french, etc. are fine if you think that one simply must experience it).

Also keep in mind that I'll be there solo, so any restaurants that don't accept groups of 1 are out of the question, unfortunately (unless anyone here would feel like dining with me).

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