Amanda Taylor

Amanda is a writer, blogger and honorary Tokyoite. She’s living her dream exploring Tokyo one bite at a time.

Articles By Amanda

Genki Sushi: Perfect for Tokyo Visitors on a Budget

Genki Sushi draws diners from all over the world with two things quintessential to Japan: sushi and super cool robotics. At the Shibuya branch, white...

June 26, 2015 | Food & Drink

K Ladies Clinic Shinjuku: An Untapped Resource

Finding a gynecologist in Tokyo can be a struggle for expat women. Several clinics offer services in English, but many of those don’t accept Japanese...

March 31, 2015 | Health & Beauty

American Brunch Food Without the Wait at Bubby’s Yaechika

If you’re craving the comfort of American brunch food—without the intimidating lines spurred by Tokyo’s recent pancake craze—Bubby’s Yaechika is the place to go.

March 6, 2015 | Food & Drink

Dining with Goats at Sakuragaoka Cafe, Shibuya

Animal cafes are all the rage in Tokyo these days. Cats, birds and even jellyfish grace restaurants citywide. But Sakuragoaka Cafe in Shibuya has them...

November 7, 2014 | Food & Drink

Brooklyn Parlor, Shinjuku

This atmospheric cafe in Shinjuku is so well loved that every time I've visited there's been a wait to get in. But if you have...

October 24, 2014 | Food & Drink

Rent-a-Dog at Dog Heart, Yoyogi Hachiman

If you've always wanted a dog, but living restraints wouldn't allow it, head to Dog Heart in Yoyogi where you can experience all the delights...

October 22, 2014 | Lifestyle

Medusa Restaurant and Bar Lounge, Ebisu

Just steps from Ebisu station, Medusa Restaurant and Bar lounge is an elegant eatery dripping with luxurious décor, most notably the glowing tanks of jellyfish...

September 12, 2014 | Food & Drink

Cupcake Delivery by Yumm Cupcakery

Tokyo has a reputation as something of a cupcake desert. There are a few go-to places to get your fix, but it takes some research...

September 1, 2014 | Food & Drink

Sunday Jam’s Mr. Men and Little Miss Cafe, Harajuku

Sunday Jam, the Hawaiian pancake house out of Zushi, is bringing you a blast from the past at its Harajuku branch with a Mr. Men...

August 18, 2014 | Food & Drink