Winter in Japan – Day 7 Yoyogi Park and NARISAWA

NARISAWA is two Michelin-starred, San Pellegrino 8th best restaurant in the world where Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa has previously won “Best Chef Asia” and received boatloads of accolades. We had heard of it through Chef’s Table on Netflix (watch it!) and decided we had to go while we were in Tokyo. … More Winter in Japan – Day 7 Yoyogi Park and NARISAWA

Winter in Japan – Day 6 Asakusa & Akihabara

Akihabara might be the most culture shock we experienced in Japan, the district embraces fan-boy/fan-girlism and fantasy. There are “maid cafes” where women are dressed like French maids and act extra sweet and subservient throughout your meal. There are fetish shops on every corner, multiple pachinko slot rooms for gambling on every street, six story arcades filled with every variety of video game imaginable. … More Winter in Japan – Day 6 Asakusa & Akihabara

Winter in Japan – Day 5 Tsukiji Fish Market, Robot Restaurant, Golden Gai

We needed food to soak up some of the alcohol, so we grabbed an udon bowl nearby then caught an Uber home at 3 AM. We woke up to an Instagram post Aya captioned “Crazy night in Shinjuku Golden Gai” which is a pretty good summary statement of the night’s events. … More Winter in Japan – Day 5 Tsukiji Fish Market, Robot Restaurant, Golden Gai