Late Nights at an Izakaya

Tokyo, Japan – Izakayas, the Japanese equivalent of Western pub houses, are a staple in Tokyo, providing late-night snacks and relatively cheap drinks in one of the most expensive cities in the world. As someone with very limited Japanese skills, it also offered a sure way of getting a tasty snack and a cold beer […]

Sea to Table

Tokyo, Japan – Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market is known as the world’s busiest wholesale fish and seafood market, but what’s not as often talked about (though a little hidden secret) are the small sushi / sashimi restaurants that dot this market’s periphery. On the weekends, expect lines upwards of an hour but the mouth-melting uni […]