I’m not sure how we stumbled upon this place but when we saw that the restaurant was dedicated to tonkatsu, or Japanese pork cutlet, we immediately sat down, eager to try this Japanese staple. Surprisingly, a lot of our lunchtime hits ended up being restaurants on the top floors of malls, which threw me for a loop since in America the usual mall haunts are the same rotating slew of fast food joints. This Tokyo mall even had some outdoor space on the roof!
We tried the tonkatsu curry alongside shredded cabbage and cold sesame oil noodles. The meal was the perfect balance of heavy and light on such a muggy summer day in Tokyo.
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Tsukiji Fish Market Pt 1 Is the Tuna Auction Worth Visiting?
Tsukiji Fish Market Pt 2 (You Woke Up Late) The Other Stalls
How to Travel Japan Shinkansen & the Japan Rail Pass
Tokyo’s Most Famous Temple: Asakusa and Senso-Ji
Hotel Review Mornings at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
Tokyo Sights: Visiting the Imperial East Gardens
A Visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto (Memoirs of a Geisha!)
What Does It Mean to Donate a Torii Gate
Sanjusangendo Temple and the 1,000 Statues of Kannon
Sushi for Breakfast, Really? Sushi Daiwa at Tsukiji
Delicious Bakery Treats Mont Thabor & The Park Hyatt
Is Japan Vegetarian Friendly? Here’s What You Can Expect & Eat More Greens
Dessert Among Diamonds Mikimoto Lounge
How Good is Japanese Tonkatsu
That’s in a mall?! I had no idea until I read the bottom of your post. Maybe I would go to more malls in the US if the food tasted even half as good as yours looks.
right? i loved how unique each of the malls in Japan were and was so surprised by the food options!
The tonkatsu we had in Kyoto was delicious and this was at a place that was part of a chain in a mall as well. I just love how light they make the batter which makes it feel as if it’s less greasy :P.
nice pix whos the hottie?
really.. hitting on yourself Earl?
Dayummmm! Whose that hottie in the 4th from the top? He can slurp on my ramen any day ;)
Jeralina + Gearl 4evr