Tag Archives: Saké

Shopping in Tokyo: Preserved food at Ebiya Souhonpo

Try Japanese preserved food boiled in soy! In Tokyo, Ebiya Souhonpo makes tsukudani since 1869. Great as snacks, with saké, in rice balls… for 3 months. Samurai warriors often bought some as souvenir of Tokyo!

Preserved food boiled in soy at Ebiya Souhonpo (Sumida ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Price for shrimps, beans, fishes, seaweed, squids…: 324 yens per 100g

Food & drinks in Tokyo: Savour sushi or tempura with tea at Jidai-sushi!

On tatami mats or at a counter, savour assorted sushi raw fish or tempura fried vegetables/seafood with tea or saké…
Savour sushi or tempura with tea at Jidai-sushi (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan)!

Typical prices for the food and drinks:

  • Simple sushi set: 1000 yens
  • Special sushi set: 5000 yens
  • Tempura set: 1700 yens
  • Local saké: 1000 yens

Open: 11:00-14:00, 17:00-23:00 (Sunday and public holidays: closed)

Phone: (+81) 03-3261-6550
Credit cards: Accepted.
Menu: English, Japanese.

Jidai-sushi is the Japanese restaurant 7 in the section B2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Shopping in Tokyo: Buy saké liquor by small breweries at Saké Ichishima-ya!

Saké Ichishima-ya is a family store selling bottles of tasty regional whisky, nihonshu and shochu since 1908! Top choice from small Japanese breweries…
Buy saké liquor by small breweries at Saké Ichishima-ya (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan)!

Typical prices:

  • Bottle of saké (720 mL): 1000-4000 yens
  • Bottle of saké (1.8 L): 2000-5000 yens

Open: 09:00-20:00 (Sunday and public holidays: closed)

Phone: (+81) 03-3261-5028
Credit cards: Unavailable.
Labels: Japanese.

Saké Ichishima-ya is the specialist shop 8 in the section B2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Shopping in Tokyo: Acquire fine Japanese antiques at Sankei-shoten!

Sankei-shoten is a family business selling splendid antiques and artworks since 1955! Find bowls and utensils for tea ceremonies, lacquered boxes and tableware, saké glasses, go-stone containers… Check it!
Acquire fine Japanese antiques at Sankei-shoten (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan)!

Open: Variable…

Phone: (+81) 03-5212-4445
Credit cards: Accepted.
Labels: Japanese.

Sankei-shoten is the specialist shop 13 in the section C2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).