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First time high end sushi in Tokyo

by rockunited 4 days ago

Hi, Have been reading a lot on these forums and done quite a bit of research but still a bit confused. Would really a...


od_sf commented 13 hours ago

Must try restaurants in Tokyo?

by CatherineMartin88 1 day ago

My husband and I will be in Tokyo for four days and want to be sure all the best local food while we're there! The...


tanseaway commented 24 hours ago

Wanted Ryokan Advice in Japan

by lil_chow 4 days ago

Heading to Japan for my honeymoon - and interested in staying in a couple ryokans. Food & design are my deciding fact...


tanseaway commented 1 day ago

Seeking Local Help w/ Tokyo Dining Itinerary Please!

by OliverB 4 months ago

Kon'nichiwa, Tokyo CH! It's been 3 whole years since our last visit to Japan (feels a lot longer!) and we can't wa...


OliverB commented 1 day ago

Kyoto meal we should not miss?

by Belkisw 2 months ago

Will be in Kyoto in late April and are hoping for dinners at Tempura Matsu, Miyoshi and Giro Giro Hitoshina, and lunc...


eatdrinkeatmore commented 2 days ago

Walk in omakase lunch Tokyo?

by rimbaudhotel 3 days ago

So like an idiot I never made any sushi reservations before I arrived in Tokyo. Can anyone recommend a place I ca...


rimbaudhotel commented 2 days ago

Best Italian/Japanese fusion pasta or pizza in Tokyo?

by Belkisw 12 days ago

Planning for our 3 week foodie bonanza to Japan is wrapping up, with me having planned out every single meal except f...


jesstaaffe commented 3 days ago

Tokyo sushi bomb throwing

by bdad1 8 days ago

OK-I know this is probably among the most annoying questions one can post on Chowhound but I am looking for sushi rec...


od_sf commented 3 days ago

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Sushi Tokyo - Best high end for first time

by rockunited 5 days ago

Hi, Have been reading a lot on these forums and done quite a bit of research but still a bit confused. Would really a...

naka meguro suggestions

by foreignmuck 10 years ago

im going to be staying in naka-meguro area for 10 days at the end of August any recommendations for great food? ...

Robb S

Robb S commented 6 days ago

Tokyo Depachika

by OliverB 7 days ago

The other thread was getting way too long so I thought I'd post this separately for the efficiency of the forum's sea...

Robb S

Robb S commented 6 days ago

Kanazawa top sushi

by Belkisw 2 months ago

Hi all, what order would you rank these three sushi places in? I have time on my upcoming trip for two, but not all f...


Belkisw commented 9 days ago

Why do people like Sawada so much?

by Algerena 19 days ago

Greetings everyone; the question I have is about Sawada in Ginza. Both the international community (Instagram, Mi...


Ninisix commented 9 days ago

Itinerary for 2 weeks in Tokyo/Hiroshima/Osaka/Kyoto

by Heeney 2 months ago

Planning for an extended trip through Japan in April and have been trying to plan dinners. Would love your thoughts a...


tanseaway commented 11 days ago

Harutaka vs Tokami

by Heeney 22 days ago

I currently have the option for both but am only able to do one. Recommendations?


Heeney commented 12 days ago

Going to Tokyo next week - Karaage?

by NYCFORKER 15 days ago

Hi, I have been doing a decent amount of cross reference for ideas on sushi/yakitori/Izikaya options that are plausib...

Robb S

Robb S commented 14 days ago

Game meats in Tokyo

by AustinLineCook 24 days ago

I got a fun one! Looking for a place to eat game meats in Tokyo. A la cart is preferred over pre fixe. Not looking fo...


OliverB commented 14 days ago

B-kyu restaurant suggestions

by juddjudd18 17 days ago

Hi all, Looking to compile suggestions of B-kyu restaurants in Tokyo within the vicinity of the JR line, specifica...

Robb S

Robb S commented 15 days ago

Unaju lunch -- Yamanochaya (山の茶屋) versus Obana (尾花)

by OliverB 20 days ago

We'd like to add an unaju course for lunch one afternoon and I'm trying to decide between two Tokyo institutions - Ya...


OliverB commented 16 days ago

Sushi decision

by xxgirl 18 days ago

Hi everyone, My hotel has recommended Nishiazabu Taku and Kurosaki for my sushi dinner in April. I see that Ta...


OliverB commented 16 days ago