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Food Travel: Best Tokyo ramen shops that you must try

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What will be a Tokyo holiday without trying original Japanese Ramen. You will find a lot of ramen shops around this busy city but we want you to have the best. If you will be in Tokyo for business or for pleasure, these three ramen shops serves the best bowls in town:

Harukiya

Tokyo-style ramen

You might skip thousands of ramen shops because of your busy itinerary but you should miss this one in Ogikubo. They serve the best Tokyo-style bowl of ramen with the shoyu soupe, dried fish, bonito flakes, and dried sardines. Don’t dare to ask for the recipe of their ramen since it has been a guarded secret for the most part of the last century.

The shop is just small and can only accommodate eight customers. The ambiance is just how a ramen shop should be like. The staff is very warm too. The food here from the wonton ramen, barbecue pork wonton-men, or the Chinese soba are worth every penny.


Top Kebab Restaurants in Turkey

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When in Turkey, do what the Turks do—dine at the best kebab restaurants! After all, no one else understands the delicacy that is the kebab more than the Turks. For them, kebabs are not just staples but tiny slices of luxury—the perfect union of spices, meat, and grilling artistry.

With every restaurant aimed to master the art of the kebab, how do you find the best kebabs in Turkey? Moreover, kebabs are not just the “must-have” items on the menu. There’s also meze or mezze, which is an assortment of small portions of Turkish appetizer (antep ezmesi, pickled beetroot, Turkish bread with olive oil, etc.) served before a meal. It is quite similar to the Italian antipasti but the Turkish meze consists of really flavorful starters compared to your usual salads and dips.

Best Kebab in Turkey


Food Travel: The best restaurants in Las Vegas

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There was a time when Las Vegas was not known for good food. Then during the early 90’s the priorities of developers shifted as casinos and hotels as great flavors introduced by chef Wolfgang Puck developed the palates of holidaymakers. Today, you can no longer keep up with the count as restaurants pop up providing a myriad of choices and flavors for foodlovers.

Here are some of the best Las Vegas restaurants today where you do not gamble your money on mediocre cuisines and always end up raking in good reasons to come back :

DW Bistro


The Best of Comfort Foods in Busy Cities

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It’s 3AM and your stomach is growling for a slice of pizza and a diet soda. You try to sleep off the hunger pangs but the growling wins and you get up to find there’s nothing but a tub of crackers on your pantry.

As you much on a cracker and sip soda, you try to think what you had for dinner. Did you get enough food or did you just eat early thus the hunger pangs. While there are people who can simply sleep it off, there are those who can’t get some shut eye without giving into temptation.
However, if you do find yourself in these cities, here are the best dishes to order that will have you dreaming of your next visit all night long.


Food Travel: Best Restaurants in Buenos Aires

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In Argentina, they have this proverb that tells us that hunger is one fine kitchen. And after you read this article, you may say it makes an excellent restaurant as well. Buenos Aires is magical. It mesmerizes many of its visitors by offering plentiful entertainment – their trick to strip off one’s determination to leave.

The outstanding and luscious cuisine of Argentina’s capital is one of the culprits in its trap. Below are several of the best restaurants in the magical city.

Astrid & Gastón

Astrid and Gaston’s expansion mirrors the Peruvian food’s widening around the globe. Its first branch opened way back in 1994 in the beautiful city of Lima. It has reached Ecauador, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Spain, and Mexico.
Its elegant gold and ravishing red panels makes this colonial townhouse’s unit one romantic haven.


Hotel Breakfasts around the World

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Traveling to a foreign country usually means checking into a nice hotel for some people. As you wake up and face a new day, it is but expected that a good, hearty breakfast will help energize you for your day trip; whether it’s facing the challenge of shopping for hours in a crowded mall, venturing into a busy and huge amusement park, or hopping from one gigantic museum to the next. Here are some hotels you can check into, with breakfasts that are fit for a king:
 
Bilila Lodge in Serengeti, Tanzania
 


Food Travel: How to eat kaiten-zushi like locals do

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While sushi is amazing to look at, a lot of people are intimidated with the tradition that comes in the creation and consumption of it. If you want to enjoy this Japanese cuisine in a laidback atmosphere, nothing can beat the convenient conveyor belt sushi or kaiten-zushi. As much as you want to scrape off the plates, you still need to know some basic tips to enjoy your Japanese meal:

Japanese Food

You just can’t sit and grab plates

When you go for a conveyor belt sushi, you just cannot eat away as soon as you get to the restaurant. You need to get settled in. Most likely you will see a spigot for some hot water. Near that will be a container of green tea. You will be given a mug to enjoy some hot tea.


Top 10 Restaurants with stunning views

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Food is a lot better when you have a good ambiance or a spectacular view that comes with the dining experience. If your travel budget is a bit tight and cannot book a luxury hillside hotels, a good meal at a restaurant with a great view from the dining area is always a good splurge. Here are some great places to enjoy good food and spectacular views:

1-Altitude in Singapore

This three level restaurant crowns the OUB Center which is the Singapore counterpart of the Wall Street in the West. It is a perfect place which offers the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your servings of satay, pizza, or Turkish bread and dips. A good chit chat with your travel mate or business colleague is nice with a few cocktails ranging from mojito to modern creative concoctions.