Toro, Uni, Kani: The Sapporo Fish Market

As anyone who has been to Japan knows, the seafood in Japan is some of the freshest in the world. Since it is now January and the New Year, I wanted to bring back some of my favourite memories from the place in Japan that I associate most with Christmas, good Japanese food and snow. … Continue reading Toro, Uni, Kani: The Sapporo Fish Market

One Autumn Day in Kyoto

Last year I went to Kyoto for a couple of days and even though it was early December, the weather was still very warm and I managed to find this great little Japanese garden nestled among the houses and roads in Kyoto. The garden had a very uniform design, but with the falling leaves on … Continue reading One Autumn Day in Kyoto

Sushi Jiro Roppongi

The world of sushi is vast! It ranges from the lowest chain salmon-only shop in America to the most exclusive, high-quality nigiri sushi-ya in Japan. Although I have had sushi previously in other sushi shops in London, nothing prepared me for the difference in taste and quality when I first tried sushi in Japan almost six years ago.

Visiting ‘ Downtown Gaki no Tsukai Ya Arahende! ‘ Recommended Restaurants

The show 'Gaki no Tsukai Ya Arahende!' TV show and comedian act Downtown is very well known throughout Japan for their improvised group comedy and daring shows.One of my favourite shows of theirs is the 'Foodie Report' show where the members of the group compete with each other for the title of the best reviewer of unusual restaurants in Tokyo.