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Buying nodogoro / blackthroat sea pearch / akamutsu / rosy seabass

by JTpearl 13 hours ago

1. For those familiar with Japanese names for fish, are nodogoro and akamutsu names for the same species of fish? ...

od_sf commented 7 hours ago

3 to 4 Tokyo Sushiya with Different Kinds of Rice

by Algerena 11 days ago

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone can recommend 3-4 "high end" sushi restaurants in Tokyo that each serve nigi...


AustinLineCook commented 1 day ago

Tokyo and Kyoto restaurants

by JosefK 1 year ago

I will be going to Tokyo for seven nights and Kyoto for three in August with my wife and am interested in getting som...


pmyok commented 1 day ago

Miyakozushi (都寿司) near Suitengu-Mae station

by od_sf 3 days ago

Anyone been to this famous old sushiya, and if so, how does it compare to, say, Yoshino Sushi Honten? Is this the...

od_sf commented 1 day ago

Japan Trip in September - need help on restaurant suggestions please

by pmyok 7 days ago

My husband and I are going to Tokyo, Kruizawa, Kanazawa, Takayama in Mid September. I have been looking at all the r...


tanseaway commented 2 days ago

Looking for Solo Lunch suggestions in Tokyo/Osaka

by Haruhi7 10 days ago

Hello! A friend I'd planned to travel with can no longer join me when I go to Japan in September so I'll be going sol...


tanseaway commented 2 days ago

Sushisho Masa

by andieg 2 months ago

I will be going to Tokyo next month (end of July) and just landed a reservation at Sushisho Masa, which I am VERY exc...


pmyok commented 3 days ago

Kyoto in August Itinerary Suggestions

by kewlly 6 days ago

Hi CHers, My wife and I are traveling to Kyoto for the first time in August and are looking for some suggestions t...


tanseaway commented 3 days ago

Tsunoda-san has left Iwa

by angler 12 days ago

We've been going to Iwa annually for several years. We've been looking forward to our upcoming trip in September, bu...

od_sf commented 11 days ago

Kyoto Hotels with Good Concierge?

by hungrypharmacist 15 days ago

Hi everyone, Does anyone have a moderately-priced recommendation for a hotel in Kyoto that has a good reputation f...

od_sf commented 13 days ago

Where to eat Wagyu/Kobe in Tokyo

by andieg 25 days ago

I will be in Tokyo in three weeks, and I really want to try Japanese Wagyu or Kobe beef while I'm there! I want to ge...


andieg commented 16 days ago

Help choosing Tokyo Izakaya specializing in seafood

by arturchik 2 months ago

I understand that different Izakayas specialize in different foods (i.e. seafood, chicken, etc). I think I am more i...


happecamper commented 18 days ago

High end and friendly Sushi restaurant in Tokyo to celebrate 20th anniversary

by capri103 23 days ago

Hello ! My husband and I are going to Japan in September to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We will be staying two d...

od_sf commented 22 days ago

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Karuizawa (Japan) - Le Signe French Restaurant in Kyu Karuizawa Hotel

by capri103 22 days ago

Good Afternoon - I was wondering if anyone has tried this restaurant? It looks really nice on their web site and has...

Kyoto Kaiseki Dinner

by luisa dos 26 days ago

Hi fellow food people. I am traveling to Japan for the first time in October - I have spent hours researching wher...

hblnk commented 22 days ago

Lunch Deals: 2017 Edition (Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto)

by JBG89 1 month ago

Hi Folks, I'll be fortunate enough to be taking a short trip to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka and the budget concious tr...


JBG89 commented 24 days ago

Shinjuku restaurant recommendations

by mlin1 1 month ago

I will be traveling with my husband and 8 yo daughter to Tokyo on mid July. We will be staying for most of the trip a...

Charles Yu commented 25 days ago

Why the Japanese slurp their noodles

by E Eto 6 years ago

Recently on a variety TV program here in Japan, there was a segment on eating habits of Japanese viewed from a foreig...


marin1 commented 28 days ago

Meals in Tokyo

by thwysg 1 month ago

Having a trip with the mister from late Jan to mid Feb 2018. We will only be staying in Tokyo for 5 nights before mov...


Drgiggles11 commented 1 month ago