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A Visit To The Oldest Eel Restaurant in Tokyo: Izuei Honten

Unagi is a bit of a thing in Japan. Loved for centuries with an annual unagi-eating day and superstitious ties to virility, it has consequently and unsurprisingly made its way onto the endangered species list. This fact, coupled with its rising price...

A Perfect Layover Lunch near Narita Airport: Grilled Unagi Rice Bowls at Kawatoyo

Close-up of unagi at Kawatoyo
Have a layover at Narita Airport with several hours to spare? A day trip to nearby Narita town is exactly what the travel doctor called for. It’s just 15 minutes away from the terminal, with all the charms of traditional Japan and...