SORU IZAKAYA BGC: Takes The Art of Sushi to the Next Level!

Combine sushi and playful art equals a certified Instagrammable visual feast! You’ll definitely feel guilty about touching the mayo art! From the group, EatUpMnl, comes a new restaurant with its own unique twist on Japanese cuisine. Soru Izakaya offers a place to relax and enjoy inexpensive Japanese dishes and drinks which make it the perfect … Continue reading SORU IZAKAYA BGC: Takes The Art of Sushi to the Next Level!

Tendon Kohaku: Eating Tempura in Manila will never be the same after this

Tendon Kohaku is a specialty tempura rice bowl concept that started the recent craze in Singapore with over hour-long queues. Tendon, of course, is the concatenated word from Tenpura (tempura) and Donburi (rice bowl dish) referring to different tempura served over rice in a bowl, while Kohaku means “amber” in Japanese, which is representative of the … Continue reading Tendon Kohaku: Eating Tempura in Manila will never be the same after this

TSUTA RAMEN MANILA: Is it better than Ramen Nagi or Ippudo?

The first Michelin-starred Ramen in Tokyo by Master Chef Onishi Yuki has finally opened its doors in the Philippines! Tsuta originated from Chef Yuki’s ancestral family name and from the strong belief that Ramen is the “noodles of which Japan can boast to the world.” He actually prefers to use the term Soba, which literally means “Japanese … Continue reading TSUTA RAMEN MANILA: Is it better than Ramen Nagi or Ippudo?

TSUTA: The First Michelin Star Ramen that totally deserves it.

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Read first: TSUTA RAMEN MANILA: Is it better than Ramen Nagi or Ippudo?  https://awesm.pl/tsutaramenmanila Tsuta Japanese Soba Noodles was the first Ramen Restaurant to ever win a Michelin Star in 2015.   Master Chef and Owner Onishi Yuki opened Tsuta in Sugamo, Tokyo back in January 2012 to rave reviews, having won multiple awards and praises from ramen lovers … Continue reading TSUTA: The First Michelin Star Ramen that totally deserves it.

MARUGAME UDON & TEMPURA MANILA: Is The Udon Craze Here?

Marugame Udon Manila (also known as Marugame Seimen in Japan) is a popular udon chain known for their freshly made Sanuki-style udon and crispy fried tempura that’s very hearty and affordable! The undisputed udon chain king in Japan has over 1000 stores and was named after Marugame, a city in Kagawa Prefecture known to have the … Continue reading MARUGAME UDON & TEMPURA MANILA: Is The Udon Craze Here?

OGETSU HIME: Elevating the Authentic Japanese Experience @SMMegaMall

by Monique Tendencia Ogetsu Hime aims to offer only the best authentic Japanese dishes in the Metro. They import the freshest catch regularly from Tsukiji Market, and the world’s rarest Matsusaka beef is given the treatment and attention it deserves. For the longest time, Ogetsu Hime has had its lone branch in SM Aura. Now, … Continue reading OGETSU HIME: Elevating the Authentic Japanese Experience @SMMegaMall

CHAYA: Still the Best Japanese Restaurant in Baguio! (Revisited 2016)

By Abigail Javellana Chaya is our go-to place for Japanese food in Baguio. Owned by a Josef Moselina and his Japanese wife Sonoko Taguchi, the homey resto would make anyone skeptical to find delicious, authentic Japanese dishes being served in such a typical cottage home. This should be no surprise, however, as the wife's cooking experience … Continue reading CHAYA: Still the Best Japanese Restaurant in Baguio! (Revisited 2016)

MAISEN: Finest Tonkatsu Restaurant in Tokyo now in Manila! @BenchTM

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015!  MAISEN is one of the finest Tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo founded by a Japanese housewife, Mrs. Koide, in 1965 and later on bought by Suntory Holdings Limited of Yamazaki and Hibiki whisky fame. Its name is a coined word, which means “go for it”. Check out … Continue reading MAISEN: Finest Tonkatsu Restaurant in Tokyo now in Manila! @BenchTM

The MAISEN Tonkatsu Difference: Different Shades of Pork (Now Open in Manila!) @BenchTM

Update 8/8/2015: MAISEN: Finest Tonkatsu Restaurant in Tokyo now in Manila! (Now Open) @BenchTM   MAISEN is one of the finest Tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo, with its flagship store in the Aoyoma, Shibuya area. Its name is a coined word, which means “go for it“. It was founded in 1965 by a Japanese housewife Mrs. Koide, and was … Continue reading The MAISEN Tonkatsu Difference: Different Shades of Pork (Now Open in Manila!) @BenchTM

MARUGAME SEIMEN: Best Udon & Tempura Self-Service Dining in Tokyo (Soon in Manila)!

MARUGAME SEIMEN is a self-service dining styled Udon & Tempura Japanese resto that specializes in piping hot Sanuki Udon and freshly fried tempura. They opened their first shop in 2000 and is now the undisputed udon chain king in Japan. It is named after the city known for the Best Udon, in Kagawa Prefecture in Japan. It’s called seimen because … Continue reading MARUGAME SEIMEN: Best Udon & Tempura Self-Service Dining in Tokyo (Soon in Manila)!