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Your Nine Best Cheap Oishii Eats to Try At least Once in Tokyo, Japan

Thursday, May 09, 2019 1 Comments

Your Nine Best Cheap Oishii Eats to Try At least Once in Tokyo, Japan
It’s true what they say - there’s something here for everyone, from fine dining, to comfort food. And the funny thing is that you know you’re a dedicated foodie when you’re willing to suffer in line for hours just to get a taste of the latest food craze to hit your city. Tokyo is no exception to this rule - and with all the different international local brands setting up, you’re probably excited to do a lot of waiting in vain.

If your patience is way up there and you are willing to scour the city for some great food finds, then the best part is to try out these food fares that are not only indispensable, but also absolutely delicious. For sure, you’ll find more and more restaurants, bars, and cafes popping up here and there that all caters to okonomiyakis, takoyakis, and all that. It’s time for you to try these ones first, as your baseline favorite food hits, when in JapanOishii for sure.

Ramen, Japan’s iconic noodle soup dish, doesn’t only enjoy massive popularity in its home country but all around the world. Eating authentic Japanese ramen is a highlight for a lot of tourists, but the sheer abundance of shops and noodle soup varieties can make this endeavor harder than it seems. Read more at: https://livejapan.com/en/article-a0001853/

Okonomiyaki has been one of the most popular nations’ dishes in Japan. The dish offers a variety of flavors and topping, and also people enjoy the process of making the dish. Many Okonomiyaki restaurants offer self-cooking of the dish, so it’s a fun experience, especially if you are a foreigner. Comparing to Sushi or Tempura, Okonomiyaki is much more affordable, and some restaurants offer all-you-can-eat courses. The dish is hugely known to be originated in Osaka and Hiroshima cities, but of course in Tokyo, there are numbers of delicious Okonomiyaki restaurants offering authentic tastes. So let’s take a look at my list of the best Okonomiyaki restaurants in Tokyo including Shibuya and Harajuku! Read more at: https://jw-webmagazine.com/8-best-okonomiyaki-restaurants-in-tokyo-shibuya-harajuku-etc-9bf1b8ddeb18

Negiyaki, which originated in the city of Osaka, is another savory pancake-like food from the Kansai region. Although it’s also fried on a teppan grill, the main difference from okonomiyaki and hiroshimayaki is that negiyaki doesn’t contain cabbage. Instead, it’s made with finely diced Japanese leek (negi) mixed into batter, resulting in a thinner pancake. Rather than okonomiyaki sauce, negiyaki is typically eaten with soy sauce and topped with an additional helping of green scallions. Read more: https://gurunavi.com/en/japanfoodie/2017/02/7types-of-japanese-pancakes.html?__ngt__=TT0f6b48ba6008ac1e4ae3e1U1PRmD8SvKYCsHG1LgKv6m

Gindako is a popular chain takoyaki stand all over Japan. Started in 1997, now there are over 300 stores all Japan, and in many major cities such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, and Akihabara. They also have spread their business to Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore. Their speciality is unique flavor such as “cheese mentaiko”, “ebi (shrimp) tartar”. Read more: https://hubjapan.io/articles/5-best-takoyaki-places-in-tokyo-experience-local-food-of-japan

Soft Serve Ice Cream
Tokyo takes its desserts seriously, especially in summer when all we think about is where to cool down with the best ice cream, kakigori shaved ice and other frozen treats. From coffee soft-serve and cereal-infused ice cream to guilt-free goodness and intense matcha delights, there's really something for everyone in our super-cool list of the best cold stuff in Tokyo. Read more: https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/restaurants/best-ice-cream-in-tokyo

Soba is, along with “Sushi”, “Tempura”, and “Unagi”, one of the foods that represent best what traditional Japanese cuisine is all about. When you think about Japanese noodles, the first thing popping in your head is most likely “Ramen”. But the truth is that Soba has a much longer history within Japan, making it a must-try food for any visitor. Soba is made of buckwheat flour, which gives it a very distinctive flavor and scent. There are various ways of eating Soba depending in the region, but the most common ways of enjoying Soba are; “Mori/Zaru Soba” (boiled, cold soba eaten with a dipping sauce) and “Kake Soba” (Soba served in a bowl of hot, clear broth). Read more: https://jw-webmagazine.com/5-best-soba-restaurants-in-tokyo-bd5c9e2e68fe

For those sampling Japanese tonkatsu for the first time, you will likely find the cutlet served in one of three ways: atop a bowl of rice, paired with Japanese curry, or plated as a hearty sandwich. It is also commonly accompanied by a generous side of freshly shredded cabbage and two complimenting condiments—Worcestershire sauce simply called sosu and a Japanese mustard called karashi. Read more: https://savorjapan.com/contents/more-to-savor/7-best-tonkatsu-restaurants-in-tokyo:-a-cutlet-above-the-rest/

It probably doesn't come as a surprise that the Japanese metropolis is home to the largest number of sushi restaurants in the world (over 3,000!!!). With all that sushi however, it's difficult to make a choice on where exactly to go. There are sushi restaurants that fit all kinds of needs. In this article, we will introduce some of the best restaurants for sushi classified by the following genres:
Mid-range priced authentic sushi restaurants, high-end authentic sushi restaurants, conveyor belt sushi, standing bar sushi, all-you-can-eat-sushi. Read more: https://favy-jp.com/topics/1535

Street Food
There are endless places to eat in Tokyo, and although the city boasts a handful of Michelin Stars and high-end restaurants, we’re here for the cheap eats in Tokyo! Think of this heaving metropolis and you’ll envision bright neon lights, colourful flashing signs, weird and wonderful anime, and the juxtaposition of futuristic skyscrapers with stunning historic temples. Think of things to eat in Tokyo and you might envision trays of sushi and, well, not much else. But the there is a whole world of Tokyo street food to uncover. You just need to know where to look! Read more: https://www.hostelworld.com/blog/where-to-eat-tokyo-street-food/

Bowdy is an amateur adventurer, a coffee sleepyhead, and a start-up rooter, with a penchant for classic-looking photos. At last count, he has visited some 60 countries, and is now living in Singapore. He's always in search of fascinating routines to exploit, within the edges of after-office hours and (un)limited holidays.

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1 comment:

  1. Great sharing, guy! There is a variety menu of steamed and grill food. If you wanna make it at home, I can recommend best smokers for beginners where you can explore many kind of smoker or grill to heat food. Hope this will be a reference. Thanks


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