My 10 favourite foods – #10

Last but not least, Tonkatsu! Ton means Pork, Katsu is the Japanised word for cutlet! this is fried pork, the cover is panko and not breadcrumbs which makes it lighter. It usually comes with shredded cabbage, and you use a brown sauce as well as ponzu for the cabbage, sometimes, you may crush sesame and […]

My 10 favourite foods – #9

Mikan Daifoku This was a discovery soon after I started to live permanently in Japan. Daifoku is rice mochi filled with an or strawberry I used to attend Japanese classes every Saturday afternoon close to Iidabashi Station, in the summer time, my treat after the class was to stop at a farmer stand inside the […]

Summarising – my favorite restaurants

Mamma Luisa Not Japanese, but very Italian, here is hidden place just off Shibuya where  you are sure to enjoy a great meal in a cosy and warm ambiance. The place has 20 seats max. Pietro has been in Japan for ever, the cuisine is of quality, very tasty, good balance of flavours and above […]

Summarizing – my favorite restaurants

Apero In Minami-Aoyama, this is a special place with special people and a special history!! Just as I landed in Japan, a friend in Switzerland told me her old friend was running a wine bar,  I bookmarked it to try it out and shortly after realized the guy was very active on social media Off […]

summarizing – my top experiences

Teamlab Have you been to one of the TeamLabs in Tokyo? If not, go for it, you  need to bookon line and your ticket comes on your phone. This is NOT a museum, it is a sensoriel experience that you visit barefoot. I have been there 3 times with friends and everyone loved it. it […]