fancy tonkatsu?

Tonkatsu is panfried pork, served with shredded cabbage, my favourite is a place called Katsukura, this one originated in Kyoto but has a branch in the Ueno Atre mall, very good quality, very good value for money, you order your favourite cut, and while you wait, you receive the below sesame bowl to crush so […]

Japanese Alps

The prefectures of Nagano, Toyama and the region of Gifu compose most of the Japanese Alps, it is a fantastic and unique region, among my favourites. only 2h30 shinkansen from Tokyo and you are in Toyama where you can enjoy great seafood and go hiking, highly recommended It is a rich region for landscapes, nothing […]

Lobata in Kobe

Lobata is a grill where you sit around and the chef cooks for you and serves direct from the grill to you it is usually great fresh food, mainly vegetables and fish/seafood, at a good price and a friendly casual atmosphere, good value for money but be prepared to stink!!

Okonomiyaki – Hiroshimayaki

Osaka prides itself for the okonomiyaki, Hiroshima as well, I prefer the Hiroshima version, not sure why as it is equally fat, greasy and unhealthy!! but it is fun I like to go to Goemon, fun place, not touristic, small, lively, fun try it!