December 16, 2010: Tokyo Travel Day #10! Hirosaku! Nodaiwa! Terrifying Tokyo Tower!

The other night, we continued our tour of varying Japanese cuisines by hitting Hirosaku in Shimbashi.  It's a family-owned and operated restaurant focusing on traditional dishes and high quality ingredients.  "Is this a typical Japanese meal?"Ivon asked at one point. "Yes,"my friend Jon replied - "for very wealthy Japanese families." "This is how they ate in…

December 3, 2009: Tokyo Travel Day #9 – Hirosaku, La Rochelle Shibuya, and the outfit I almost got Carl.

I've yet to visit a bad restaurant on this trip.  The places I've been to  have ranged from quite good to spectacular.  As of yesterday, I'd put three of those sixteen restaurants in the latter category.  As for this morning, I can add a fourth. I was getting worried that critiquing lunches and dinners was…