I think I've started to learn what I dis/like in sushi - would love your advice

by nightnight 6 months ago

Was super excited for my original trip Nov 2020...now planning for ??/202?. I've been reading this board diligently since late 2019 to prepare for the original trip and reading sushi and other rest...

How to make tsukemen broth creamy and thick?

by Chili_Junkie 5 years ago

Hello dear Chowhound community, I love ramen and make good ramen myself. (White tonkotsu for 13 hrs, marinate my own eggs, make my own chashu, make my own noodles). While visiting Tokyo in Mar...

Narisawa (Tokyo) vs Hajime (Osaka)

by marlinspike 1 year ago

I won't want to go to both (many different types of restaurants on the try list and you can eat only so many extravagant meals on one trip before it stops being fun), and these two seem similar. If...

Best sushi for non-drinker in Tokyo?

by marlinspike 1 year ago

It seems there are some highly recommended sushi restaurants in Tokyo that focus on the sake as well (the sho style ones at least). Cost no concern, recommendations for the best sushi in Tokyo that...

Chow Report for Sapporo, Hakodate and a bit of Tokyo

by curiousgeo 4 years ago

Recently returned from our first trip to Hokkaido, visiting Sapporo and Hakodate. Both were great cities, Sapporo bustling and busy, Hakodate very laid back. We were impressed with the city infrast...

Shinjuku restaurant recommendations

by mlin1 4 years 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 at Keio hotel in Shinjuku and would like recommendations for dinners that are con...

Advice for high end sushi in Ginza for first time visitor? (Sawada, Hashimoto, Taichi, Keita, Ishiyama, Ryusuke, Harutaka, Ginza Iwa)?

by bucktown 2 years ago

My wife will be visiting Tokyo for the first time in April (honeymoon!). Our hotel is in the Ginza district, so we would naturally want to visit a Ginza sushi-ya. We speak no Japanese but are well ...

Need some specific guidance on Tokyo (higher end creative, izakya, and uni)

by themiguel 2 years ago

Going to Japan in November for my 40th, been a couple of times but it has been quite a few years. I'm not particularly fussed about Michelin or going to the most popular places, prefer neighbourhoo...

Family with tweens and fish allergy visiting Tokyo for the first time

by smiles33 2 years ago

We will be in Tokyo in late September and I'd love feedback on some of my proposed restaurant choices. We are staying in Shinjuku but at an apartment, not a hotel. We need to have access to a full ...

Tokyo and Kyoto with a vegetarian daughter

by Green8270 2 years ago

Any recommendations in Tokyo and Kyoto for lunch and dinner with my vegetarian 11 year old daughter? Thank you!

Eating sushi - rice or fish side down?

by ktchow 2 years ago

I have always been eating fish side down on tongue and that seems the norm at most of the top places I've managed to visit in Tokyo and elsewhere. However, I just landed reservations at Jiro Honten...

Tokyo sushi: Hashimoto dinner vs Umi dinner vs Hakkoku Lunch

by eyesbear 2 years ago

Hey folks I am in a dilemma. Planning to choose one of the 3 for my upcoming trip. For Umi, not sure whether the new chef is still good? I have also heard that the lunch at Hakkoku would be ...

Budget Sho-style sushi dinner in Tokyo Japan

by jackson12 2 years ago

Hi! I am visiting with my partner to Tokyo and were looking at cheaper options for Sho style sushi. All of the Sho-style dinners are in the high range 30,000 Yen. For Edomae and Kyubey-style there ...

Seeking Tokyo's better Italian Restaurants - More traditional and rustic than modern approach

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 years ago

For my visit in March, I would like to add an ' Japanese/Italian ' meal to my itinerary. With Japan's abundance and varied seafood selection and gorgeous meats and vegetables, I am seeking resta...

Tokyo itinerary - please review

by foodieto123 2 years ago

ello dear fellow foodies, This board has been really helpful in designing my itinerary for Tokyo. I'll be there for 1 week, staying at the Ritz. As a reference point, we really enjoyed Fujiya 1835...

Le Sputnik and/or Ode in Tokyo

by foodieto123 2 years ago

Dear friends, I’ll be going back to Tokyo and in the process of making reservations (seems to be a full time job in itself). Debating between Le Sputnik and Ode. If you were to choose just one mod...

Japan Trip: Fukuoka -> Osaka -> Tokyo

by newyorkminute 2 years ago

Hey folks. We (my wife and I) are taking a 2 week trip to Japan in May. We are starting in Fukuoka and work our way up to Tokyo. I have been to Japan before but my wife hasn't. So I'm excited to go...

Japan Trip Advice

by TheDegustationAsian 3 years ago

Hello fellow hounds, hoping to get some advice/feedback for an upcoming two week trip to Japan planned for mid-April. My wife and I visited Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto 10 years ago so while we’ve visite...

Tokyo - tempura near Ginza?

by EssexHound 2 years ago

Can anyone recommend a really great tempura place relatively close to the Ginza area? Also a ramen place if you know of one (not Ippudo). Thanks!

Sushi Bonanza 2018

by just_ingest 3 years ago

[Warning - this is a long post and it’s entirely about sushi. If you don’t like sushi, you would do well to skip this!] Given the increased interest in sushi in recent years, and to thank variou...