Spend a Sparkling Christmas with Keyakizaka Illuminations

As winter approaches, Christmas illuminations are springing up all over Japan. With so much to see yet so little time to fit everything in, here’s a recommendation for a must-see Christmas illumination hotspot if you happen to be in Tokyo this winter! Outdoor Christmas tree at Roppongi Hills in December 2014 Author’s photo Roppongi Hills…

Satisfy your Fried Chicken Craving with KyoChon!

KyoChon is actually a food establishment from South Korea. When asking for recommendations on where to eat upon visiting, the consistent answer was to go to KyoChon. For the uninitiated, Kyochon is South Korea’s answer to fried chicken. But not just any fried chicken, their chicken is 100% from natural ingredients and is NOT fast…

4 Recommended Art Museums To Enjoy a Day in Roppongi

Roppongi is a district famous for clubs and a place of choice for foreigners to hang out in. It is also infamous for troubles in the nightlife scene and as a rather dangerous place if you tend to get into fights easily. But it has a lot more than that: Roppongi has many facets to…

Eggcellent – an Eggceptional Place for Breakfast and Brunch in Tokyo

Eggcellent is a great place to satisfy any of your egg cravings. From omelettes, pancakes, to frittatas and even egg tart desserts, this place has you covered. With several locations in Japan, notably in Roppongi and Haneda, this restaurant perfectly captures the breakfast and pancake craze that has been recently sweeping the nation. The piece…

3 Places to Go for your Next Roppongi Pub Crawl: Craft Beers and Wings

Every izakaya 居酒屋 or Japanese bar you go to in Japan serves only one type of draft or nama 生 beer, usually Asahi, Yebisu, Suntory or one of the usual suspects. Because of the underexposure of the Japanese crowd to microbreweries, or just craft beers, these have become a relatively rare sight in Tokyo. Also,…

4 Unique Shaved Ice shops you should try this summer!

The quintessential summer icy dessert can be found all over Japan during the summer. It has a long history and can even be traced back to the Meiji period. It was regarded as a high luxury item with ice being imported as far away as Boston in the United States! It was at the Imperial…

Souffle Brunch in Lauderdale – Best Brunch in Tokyo?

Japan, especially Tokyo, is a hotbed of international food choices. However, finding a place for a brunch can be challenging, especially with the language barrier. Luckily there are multiple choices in the Tokyo area. If you are looking for a unique break from the typical bacon-and-eggs-hash options, then Lauderdale is a fantastic choice. It’s been…

Enjoy Tokyo’s Nightlife, R2 Supper Club

Your stay will never be complete without experiencing the nightlife in Japan. One sophisticated food and bar-restaurant is located in 7-14-23 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo. This resto-bar is known as, R2 Supper Club. A great place even for foreign people to chat with each other. What is the Concept of the Place? This resto-bar is based…

Best International Restaurants in Roppongi, Tokyo

What comes to your mind when you hear about Roppongi in Tokyo? Roppongi hills, or the home of many foreign embassies? Yes, Roppongi is one of the famous areas of Tokyo. Besides all the above, this area is also popular for its nightlife scene for foreigners and local people. tokyoyakei.jp/ Due to all of this,…