[eat] Pigging out and about in Tokyo: Takoyaki, Tempura, Sushi, and Hawaiian pancakes!

Tokyo Tokyo~~~~~ (((o(*゚▽゚*)o))) Yesterday, with the wonderful Mizza, I had a Tokyo whirlwind trip, with Asakusa & Sensoji Temple, Hamarikyu gardens, Zojoji Temple, Tokyo Tower (both old and new), Shibuya, and Harajuku as destinations. We took the subway, the railway, the Tokyo Cruise ship, and walked, walked a hella lot, around and into Tokyo. While I am waiting for professional photos courtesy of Mizza’s professional camera, this is a spam post (with pictures, of course, amateurishly taken by my Samsung Galaxy S2 as usual) of what I ate in one day in Tokyo. Our day kicked off with some scorching hot Takoyaki near Sensoji Temple. For lunch, Mizza took me to a popular tempura chain called Tendon Tenya in the Asakusa neighborhood. No trip to Japan is completed without Sushi, thus we enjoyably dined at the insanely famous and outrageously popular Umegaoka Sushi No Midori 美登利総 in Mark City Shibuya. Something missing? Yes, you’re right. Where is the sweet, decadent, bad-for-your-health-good-for-your-tongue, dessert? With that it mind, we went to Sunday Jam located on the bustling Harajuku street for some sinful pancake bites. I love eating, I seriously do.

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[eat] Wonderful Buttermilk pancakes & Eggs Benedict at Honey Bowl @ Hongdae, Seoul

Eggs Benedict is no longer a novelty in Korean brunch restaurants, Itaewon/Noksapyeong is no longer the one and only destination should you crave this American specialty. But, of course, quantity rarely speaks for quality; it is often the case that the poached eggs are either too runny or too hard, Hollandaise sauce too sour or salty. At Honey Bowl–a tiny yet whimsically designed restaurant with all-day brunch on offer, we had the chance to try one of the best Eggs Benedict in town.

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[cafe] Simply fabulous: aA The Design Museum @ Hongdae, Seoul

aA The Design Museum in Hongdae has to be the coolest cafe I have ever been to. The place claims its vast territory in the quieter part of Hongdae (but not at all hard to find) and boosts a very impressive interior. First look at aA and you can tell that the shop was designed by an expert’s hands. Extremely stylish, with a rustic yet classy feel to it, no wonder aA has been the hot topic in the Korean food blogsphere.

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