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“Gekikara Gourmet Festival 2018,” Japan’s largest spicy food festival, is being held in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho!
The festival features gourmet spicy dishes from restaurants around the world! This is a must-visit if you like spicy food!
Nestled in the middle of the market, Wakatsuki has a history that goes all the way back to the start. Established in 1948, this shop made its mark with its homemade ramen noodles and classic yakisoba.
Have you heard of the long wallets sold by the Kobe-based brand ATAO?
The brand has few physical retail outlets, so it may not be a highly recognized name brand. However, ATAO is known for products that are so easy to use that you won’t want to let go of them, so many of their products have to be ordered in advance if you want to get them!
This marathon event takes place in Tokyo. It was first held in 2007.
In 2013, the Tokyo Marathon was registered in the World Marathon Majors, making it one of the major marathon events of the world. The marathon is also televised, so participants may be show on TV!
The event consists of a 42.195-kilometer full marathon and a 10-kilometer road race. There is also a wheelchair category marathon.
“ROBOT RESTAUTANT” is a place in Kabuki-cho (Shinjuku district in Tokyo) recommended for those who are saying “I want to enjoy a night life in Tokyo since I made it all the way here!”
If you walk a little down the alley behind the light-box of Shinjuku Golden Gai, you will find Nagi, the famous niboshi ramen restaurant. Its white lantern and sign hanging beside its entry are really eye-catching.
The owner of Nagi has extensive experience of ramen as he used to be a manager of certain well-known ramen restaurant. After going through much practice and many trials, he chose to open his own restaurant in Shinjuku Golden Gai.
The basement floors of Japanese department stores, often referred to as “depachika,” are veritable treasure troves of high-quality food products to choose from! This time, I’d like to introduce a product called “Omedetai Osuimono,” or “auspicious soup,” made by Hayashi Kyuemon, a brand I fell in love with at first sight!
Aiming to be the “world’s greatest fashion museum,” Isetan Shinjuku Store is a veritable treasure trove of Tokyo’s latest fashionable items. This time, we will be focusing on the available items on Isetan Shinjuku Store’s basement level, the food floor.