fresh udon in shinjuko Mentsu-dan's udon noodles aren't just super fresh—they're actually made right before your eyes. Upon arrival, you'll be greater by a towering illustrated menu board, especially helpful since everything's in Japanese. Red means a warm preparation, while blue is cold; some udon dishes can go either way. First timers should consider going for a cold preparation, which will best highlight the noodles' hallmark firm, chewy texture.
Nakajima: The Most Affordable Michelin Meal in Tokyo lunches are cheaper than dinners in many cities around the world; that’s not a very well-kept secret. But in Tokyo, a lunch set often costs a just a small fraction of what a dinner would cost. For example, we had lunch at the Michelin-starred Nakajima for about 800-900 yen per person; dinner at the same place starts from 8,000 yen.
Ryu Sushi | 5-2-1, Building 1. Chuo-ku Tsukiji Market, Tokyo Tel: +81 03 3541 9517 Nearest Station: Tsukiji/Tsukijishijo *super good and fresh sashimi and sushi at decent prices. The Kiku Sushi Set (¥2,100) comes with 7 pieces of sushi, and 6 pieces of sushi rolls, and a beautiful Chirashi (¥3,100).*