Little Greek Taverna Brisbane – casual BYO restaurant at West End

Little Greek Taverna Brisbane is a casual Greek restaurant in the West End suburb. From a distance it reminded us of zi char restaurants in Singapore. The packed tables in the small indoor, non-airconditioned space spills out onto the roadside pavement. The no-frills, good food and low price attitude at Little Greek Taverna is similar to that at the better zi char restaurants in Singapore.

Little Greek Taverna Brisbane
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Tokisushi Honten Osaka (ときすし本店) affordable sushi place in Namba

Tokisushi Honten Osaka ときすし本店 is the kind of sushi restaurant that makes Japan such an attractive place to visit. We stumbled upon this small shop in the old part of Osaka near the Takashimaya Namba store. The shopfront is plastered with a lot of information in Japanese (which we cannot read). Fortunately there were some pictures of sushi which were enough to make us stop to check it out.

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Okonomiyaki Mizuno at Dotonburi Osaka (お好み焼 美津の)

We had intended to try the famous Okonomiyaki Mizuno (お好み焼 美津の) when we were in Osaka, Japan in a previous trip, but were thwarted by long queues. Our trip in winter this year (Jan 2020) was a different story. We are not sure if it was the cold weather or the off-peak timing but there was no queue to get into the Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant in the crowded Osaka Dotonburi area this time.

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