Area:Ueno

Information about things to do in Japan, restaurants, films, destinations and more.

Review excerpt: Even with its handsome new black-metal, gas-fired oven, Fakalo Pizza Gallery is clearly a labor of love operation. The pizzas are honest, with half a dozen varieties each of red (tomato) and white (cheese).

Review excerpt: Vaner is Tokyo’s first (and right now the only) bakery specializing in traditional Norwegian-style whole-wheat bread.

Review excerpt: If you’ve just dropped by Siam Shokudo for a Singha or two, there’s a good selection of light starters, including freshly made spring rolls with extra coriander, in deference to Japan’s current infatuation with the fragrant green herb. If you’re having dinner, ...

This old-school unagi (eel) specialist stands in the heart of Ueno Park, just steps from the zoo and the historic Toshogu Shrine, surrounded by a sea of sakura (cherry blossoms). That's the view from the upstairs dining room, if you are lucky (or patient) ...

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