Kanada-Ya Japanese Restaurant Review by Japanese

Tonkotsu Ramen Kanada-Ya

Rating: (I’ve gone back several times) Kanada-Ya is famous tonkotsu ramen restaurant in Japan Mr. Kanada, who was once a professional bicycle racer, is the founder of Kanada-Ya. He first opened his ramen restaurant in Fukuoka, Japan. Fukuoka is located in southern part of Japan and is known to have many great tonkotsu ramen restaurants. Among these tonkotsu restaurants, Kanada-Ya stood out and became very well-known; Kanada-Ya gradually became one of the best tonkotsu ramen restaurant in Japan. Kanada-Ya opened its restaurant in London in 2014. I have not been able to visit Kanada-Ya in Japan, but I believe that Kanada-ya in London kept Japan quality in terms of taste […]

Sakana-Tei Japanese Restaurant Review by Japanese

Assorted Sushi Sakana-Tei

Rating: Japanese Restaurant Category (I’ve gone back several times) Sushi Category (I would love to go back) I love this Japanese restaurant in London because it serves many dishes that Japanese love but aren’t usually served in other Japanese restaurants in London. This restaurant is not a fancy Japanese restaurant, but is like old cozy authentic Japanese casual izakaya (tapas bar) in Japan; it might be too authentic that it may be hard to fully enjoy this restaurant without Japanese friend. If you can’t go with Japanese friend, ask Japanese waiter and/or waitress for today’s recommendation and Japanese sake (rice wine) that goes well with the recommended food. Try fish […]