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Gorilla Whale

After a particularly mundane Monday, I was keen to get out and try a new restaurant. I saw on Instagram that Gorilla Whale was opening to the public for the very first time! I’m not one for visiting a restaurant on its opening day, but I had a good feeling about this place. The space… Continue reading Gorilla Whale

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Cheap Eats · Japanese · Restaurants · Sushi · Tokyo

Tokyo Eats – Sushi

Sushi in Tokyo is fantastic. I haven't done the whole Jiro Dreams of Sushi thing because I don't want to drop $600 US + for a meal for two that will last only 30 minutes. I'm sure I'd love such an experience, but it's not within my means. I have long suffered from a problem called… Continue reading Tokyo Eats – Sushi

Beer · Japanese · Restaurants · Tokyo

Tokyo Eats – Baird Taproom Harajuku

In the morning, our group checked out Harajuku in Shibuya. The area is known for shrines, art museums, parks and what was once a fashionable shopping district. Most of the group took off to Takeshita Street, a gaudy shopping strip packed with tourists taking selfies. Takeshita Street is home to a large Daiso, a dollar… Continue reading Tokyo Eats – Baird Taproom Harajuku

Japanese · Restaurants · Seafood · Special Occasion · Sushi

Sukiyaki House – Valentine’s dinner

I took L out for Valentine’s Day. I picked Sukiyaki House because he knows the owner’s son and he’s heard a lot about the restaurant’s legendary special dinner events. For this post, let’s listen to L’s favourite Japanese band, Tokyo No.1 Soul Set. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Klh5yUdHppg When I received a call from the restaurant to confirm my… Continue reading Sukiyaki House – Valentine’s dinner