Lukes’s lobster roll – Tokyo

I thought I’d never eat anything else than ramen and tempura, because it was so damned good there in Japan. But – never say never – the very last evening in Tokyo we decided to eat was lobster. A real American Lobster roll with cole slaw.  Luke’s lobster roll ‘restaurant’ is in fact a hole…

Ginza Bairin – Tokyo 

This is a very difficult place to find if you don’t understand Japanese, but it is definitely worth it. This place was the first specialty Tonkatsu (established in 1927) and still one of the best in Tokyo. As in all restaurants in Tokyo you’ll have to queue, but it goes fast. In the meantime you…

Ippudo – Kyoto

IPPUDO Japanes ramen noodles – kyoto I’m not a fan of restaurant chains. Japan has changed my point of view on that. You can find Ippudo in NY, Malaysia, Sydney, Londen,… But our first visit was in Kyoto. After some days in Japan, we’ve got used to waiting in line, because that included the promise…