Sunday, July 7, 2019

Sushi Hotaru - Cheap & Good Sushi in Melbourne's CBD

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Sushi Hotaru receives long queues every single day. The sushi train restaurant is especially popular amongst students and young people. This is one place where having tons of sushi won't burn a hole in your wallet. That being said, you also should have a fair expectation of what you're in for. You can't come here expecting top quality Japanese sushi of course.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Shinjuku Kappo Nakajima - Traditional Japanese Dinner at the "Cheapest" Michelin-Starred Restaurant in Tokyo

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Have been dying to dine here ever since I heard that it's the cheapest One-Michelin-Starred establishment in Tokyo. Everyone raves about their sardine lunch sets which are insanely affordable. Because I didn't do my research properly, I made a booking here for dinner, thinking that the sardine sets will be available too. Unfortunately, the sardine sets are only available during lunch and the queues are crazy everyday. So, I unknowingly booked myself a traditional Japanese dinner at this fine-dining restaurant.


Monday, June 10, 2019

The Sebel Docklands - 4.5 Star Apartment Hotel in Melbourne's Free Tram Zone

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The Sebel Docklands sits in a beautiful part of Melbourne City. It's in the free tram zone, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Located in Docklands, the 4.5 star apartment hotel is easily accessible from Southern Cross Station, and perfect for travellers. Whether you're here for a short stay, or a longer one, The Sebel Docklands promises that you'll be living and chilling in comfort. 

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Best Dog-Friendly Cafes, Brunch Spots & Restaurants in Melbourne's CBD

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There are hundreds of cafes and restaurants in Melbourne's CBD but most of them do not have an outdoor seating area. Hence, this means that dog owners have very limited options when it comes to taking their pooches out for a meal in the city. We've sussed out 12 places in the very heart of Melbourne that's perfect for you and your best friend.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wagyumafia The Cutlet Sandwich - The First and Best Wagyu Katsu Sando in Tokyo

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Wagyumafia set out to raise awareness and educate the general public, and especially those with a discerning palate, about genuine wagyu beef. Over the years, we've seen the rise of "Kobe-style" beef in America, Australian wagyu beef and more, but they're nothing like true blue wagyu from Japan. Hence, Wagyumafia's mission is definitely commendable. Situated in Nakameguro, 2-year-old Wagyumafia The Cutlet Sandwich is a small little space that has a very lean menu. They offer katsu sando (cutlet sandwiches), a couple of sides, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Narikura - Best Tonkatsu in Tokyo (Be Prepared to Queue!)

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Tokyo is home to tons of famous restaurants and is especially known for awesome sushi, addictive ramen, and fresh sashimi. But don't you come to Tokyo and not dine at Bib Gourmand awardee Narikura! I've always been a huge fan of tonkatsu, and I frequent Tonkatsu by Ma Maison in Singapore quite a fair bit. But honestly, Tonkatsu by Ma Maison has nothing on Narikura.