Food & Drinks

2018.08.14 NEW
Three great bars for watching sport events in Arakicho, Shinjuku
A team of Tadaima Japan writers, namely Anthony and myself, have combed the bars of Arakicho in the
2018.08.13 NEW
10 things you should know before eating ramen in Japan
If you’re traveling alone and feeling hungry ramen is probably the best choice for a satisfying meal
2018.07.31
From Tocho to Arakicho: A One-Day Shinjuku Itinerary
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tocho, for short) is one of Tokyo’s most iconic landmark
2018.07.30
Enjoy ramen and “chazuke” in one meal at Tai Shio Soba Toka
So after I finish the noodles I have to pour the leftover soup on top of the rice, is that correct?”
2018.07.19
Toriro - the all-you-can-eat karaage place in Arakicho, Shinjuku
“There is a karaage all-you-can-eat lunch spot nearby!?!” Anthony exclaimed disbelievingly after he
2018.07.05
A sushi restaurant with more than 100 years of history: Sushi Yachiyo
While sushi may be wherever you look in Tokyo, it makes sense to seek out quality at a great price….
2018.07.02
Find the Soul of Aomori in the Middle of Tokyo at Ringo no Hana
Aomori is the name of an area and its main city, in the Northern part of the Honshu island. It is n
2018.06.29
Come Along our Walking Tour and Eat Like a Local in Arakicho, Shinjuku
What would like to eat for dinner tonight? Japanese Fast Food, sushi, tempura, kushi-yaki, … Yet whe
2018.06.29
Discover our Exclusive Vegetarian Tour in Arakicho, Shinjuku
Vegetarian or not, if you like seasonal products, like healthy food, or just want to try something n
2018.06.15
A Bento in the Park: The Perfect Shinjuku Lunch Break
When I worked in the Nishi-shinjuku skyscraper district, I always enjoyed taking lunch breaks with m
2018.06.13
Watch the World Cup live in Shinjuku, Arakicho!
With the World Cup starting on Thursday you may be wondering where to watch live matches - read on
2018.06.11
American Bar & Cafe Mates: A Fusion of Western Culture in Araki-Cho
When you live in Japan for as long as I have, you often find yourself on the prowl for good western
2018.06.07
Experience Czech food, beers and culture in the center of Arakicho
Did you know that I was half Czech? Yes, it’s true! My mother was born in Prague and grew up there.T
2018.05.28
Donabe, the Japanese traditional earth cookware
The interest in the Japanese aesthetics is increasing worldwide, and it's no longer rare, for exampl
2018.05.25
H2 International Bar: Connecting Shinjuku to the World
When I first visited Japan in 2007, like many visitors, I was mesmerized by all of the amazing thing