Our last days in Tokyo were filled with random eats and possibly the best ramen in Tokyo!
From Niseko to Tokyo, we spend our last week in the bright lights of a busy city. And boy, were we busy.
Apologies for missing last week’s post – life kinda got in the way for a bit, but I’m back! With more Niseko eats than you can poke a stick at. Well, okay… not quite true, but we did eat at a couple of izakaya places while we were in Niseko.
The first half of my trip was up in Niseko, Hokkaido, where the snow was re-don-ku-lous – perfect for the main objective of my trip: snowboarding on the much lauded about sweet, sweet powder… But I do manage to somehow squeeze in some eats.
I’d say it’s one of the best meals I’ve had in my life, but then again I’ve only really started eating Hatted and Michelin Starred food in the past two years, so what would I know ? But I must say, the thought process that must of went through the Chef’s mind for each dish is something to be admired. The effort in interpreting an idea such as a dessert into a savoury dish is something which I have rarely seen.
It’s funny how three out of my top five meals in this recent Japan trap were from non-Japanese restaurants. Picchu is certainly one of them, the fact that I traveled halfway around the world to Sapporo and spend a good ten minutes trying to find the place with the taxi driver and still walk out very happy with my meal is a testament to the food and the restaurant
I’ve been to Japan three times and I always seem to find something new to enjoy each time. The first time was in 2004, when we didn’t eat sushi or sashimi at all. I then ...
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