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Cafe Food Hokkaido Themed cafes

Mori no Tokei “Forest Clock” Cafe 森の時計 at New Furano Prince Hotel Ningle Terrace

We visited the Ningle Terrace in New Furano Prince Hotel back many years ago. Deep inside the snow covered forest, there is a nice little coffee house called the Mori no Tokei 森の時計, meaning Forest Clock. This cafe and surrounding hills were made famous by the 2005 Japanese Drama Yasashii jikan《優しい時間》starring Ninomiya Kazunari (二宮和也) and Nagasawa Masami (長澤まさみ). Fans …

First Timer Food Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

Tempura Tendon Tenya 天丼てんや – Best Tempura Chain Restaurant in Japan

Whenever we are craving for some authentic Japanese Tempura, we will head over to the nearest Tempura Tendon Tenya (天丼てんや) restaurant. With over 500 shops all over Japan, Tendon Tenya is a really popular Tempura chain restaurant among both locals and tourists. The most famous Tendon Tenya outlet is located in Harajuku after Justin Bieber …

Cafe Food Japan Kyushu Street food and fast food

A&W Okinawa – The first outlet in Japan

Singaporeans love A&W, especially the curly fries, coney dog, and Root Beer! However, it had been almost 15 years since we had an A&W outlet here in Singapore, when the last one shuts its door in 2003. And so when we visited Okinawa, we would make sure to have the famous American hamburgers and root …

Food Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

Tokyo Chikara Meshi – 東京チカラめし Wonderful Grilled Beef Bowl restaurant

Image source: commons.wikimedia.org A few years back, we had one of the best grilled beef bowl at a Tokyo Chikara Meshi restaurant. This is a relatively new chain restaurant which at one point, had dozens of shops across Japan. Chikara Meshi signature fast food is the Grilled Beef bowl that is not only super delicious but …

Cafe First Timer Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Themed cafes

5 cafe and coffee shop to get your breakfast in Japan

We usually start our day in Japan with simple breakfast like bread and coffee. There are countless chain cafe in major cities and it is so easy to find one of them along any street. We do not have special preference and will normally just hop into the nearest one. Here are 5 of our …

Food Japan Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Restaurants

Kobe Night View and enjoying Kobe Premium Beef

The night view of Kobe is among the Top 3 Night Views of Japan, together with Hakodate as seen from Mount Hakodate in Hokkaido, and Nagasaki as seen from Mount Inasa in Nagasaki. All of them are also known as ten million dollar views for the high costs needed to maintain the views. We were at …

First Timer Food Japan Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

Katsuya Tonkatsu – eating on a budget in Japan

Katsuya Tonkatsu is another popular chain restaurant in Japan that is famous for its curry tonkatsu crispy fried pork cutlet rice. With over 300 shops around Japan, it is easily found and recognisable for anyone looking to get a cheap, nice and filling curry meal. If you had been to Japan or Tokyo, chances are …

Food Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) Kanto (Tokyo) Street food and fast food

An honest review of the Top 3 Konbini (Convenience Store) in Japan

Konbini, or convenience stores, can be found in almost every corner of a typical Japanese city street. As tourists, we frequent these shops almost every day, to stock up on snacks and drinks for the night. The 3 major Konbini are 7-11, Family Mart, and Lawson, with a combined of more than 50,000 stores throughout …

Food Kanto (Tokyo) Restaurants

Shinagawa Shinatatsu Ramen Street – Right beside the Shinagawa JR Station

I stumbled upon the Shinagawa Shinatatsu Ramen Street located just beside the Shinagawa JR Station during a solo trip to Tokyo. Totally wasn’t expecting to find a hidden treasure like this under the overhead train tracks. The Shinagawa Shinatatsu Ramen Street is a collection of 7 different ramen shops lined side by side that offers consumers …

Cafe Food Japan Kanto (Tokyo) Places of Interest Themed cafes Visiting

Tokyo One Piece Tower – Theme park and Cafe

We finally visited the biggest permanent theme park featuring the insanely popular manga One Piece at Tokyo Tower at the third attempt. At the first visit, the attraction was closed for renovation and we missed it again the second time on New Year’s Day eve when it closed early. Known as “Tokyo One Piece Tower”, …