Ayam-ya 鳥そば

Ayam-ya 鳥そば

On a very rainy evening I met a friend for dinner at Ayam-ya. Ayam-ya is a Halal certified ramen restaurant. They offer several different types of ramen made with chicken with chicken meat and chicken broth. There are two floors for seating, the majority of which is upstairs. You order your food via a machine [...]

Sailor Moon Store

Sailor Moon Store

Japan is the home of some amazing pop-up shops and cafes. Some of them are insane, with reservation only that if you're not fast enough you'll never get the chance to try before they close. Which makes the permanent Sailor Moon store less stressful.  Located in the half basement of Laforet in Harajuku are two [...]

Dominique Ansel Bakery

Dominique Ansel Bakery

Located about an equal distance from Omote-sando station and Meiji-jingumae (Harajuku) station is the Dominique Ansel Bakery. A cafe/bakery in Tokyo that serves some pretty interesting and unique sweets. It's also insanely popular and thus usually pretty packed. As soon as you arrive grab yourself a seat and then get in line for food. Dominique [...]

Mr. Farmer

Mr. Farmer

Mr. Farmer is a restaurant available in a couple different areas of Japan. The one I went to was somewhat close to Harajuku but thankfully not near the crowds. Mr. Farmer specializes in vegetables. They offer sandwiches, salads and soups as well as healthy drinks. I ordered the chicken avocado sandwich and green cleanse. It [...]

とんかつ 和幸 マークシティ渋谷店 Tonkatsu Kazuyuki

とんかつ 和幸 マークシティ渋谷店 Tonkatsu Kazuyuki

I met my friend for dinner at Shibuya Mark City which is accessible from Shibuya station. We went to a Tonkatsu chain she was fond of called Tonkatsu Kazuyuki とんかつ 和幸. I ordered a pork cutlet which comes with free refills of salad and miso soup.I also got a side of pumpkin tempura and their seasonal [...]

Ginza West Aoyama Garden

Ginza West Aoyama Garden

Ginza West is a  company with a couple different stores that sell a variety of treats. This one is known for it's tea room that serves giant pancakes. Opening at 11am the tea room has 52 available seats inside along with a terrace with about 16 seats. I mention this because it can get crowded [...]