Japanese meals are great, but sometimes you just can't help but crave those regular breakfast meals. Here we will list 5 stores where you can enjoy breakfasts from around the world, as well as their breakfast menus. Try to visit these stores if you're longing for these oh-so-familiar tastes.
Fluffy french toast
Hotel Okura Tokyo is a place that exudes a traditional Japanese beauty, and offers a relaxing environment. This place is famous for its french toast at Dining Café Camellia. It is said that more than 50 years ago, the head chef at the time brought the recipe back from America and made it at the restaurant. The fine, hotel-made sandwich bread is soaked in egg yolk for 24 hours. Afterwards, it is fried in heated, clarified butter until it becomes brownish, and is then thoroughly baked in the oven. It is best eaten when freshly baked to enjoy its soft and bloated souffle-like texture. But first add as much maple syrup and butter as you would like.
Suke6 Diner is located in front of Sukerokuyume-dori Street in Asakusa and Hanagawado. L'Atelier which manages FACTORY, a bread factory in Kudanminami, among others, opened this diner with the goal of letting anyone eat a delicious, comforting meal anytime. Many people said that they felt relaxed after eating the diner's English breakfast served on a frying pan. The breakfast includes eggs raised on the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa, thoroughly grilled seasonal vegetables, which were personally purchased by the owner himself and transported in a truck, and handmade bacon and sausage. Plain bread made from wheat from Tokachi, Hokkaido, is baked daily in the factory on the 3rd floor called Manufacture.
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- Address 1-11-1, Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0033, Japan
Breakfasts of the World offers new choices every two months
"Discover the world through breakfast," is the concept of WORLD BREAKFAST ALLDAY. Every two months, the menu's country changes, which allows the restaurant to offer different kinds of breakfasts from around the world. It also takes two months to prepare this menu. They get people from many countries to taste test the food in order to check whether they have successfully imitated the taste and appearance of the country's dish. They create free leaflets about the country they are serving food from that you can get for free. From January to February 2016, they debuted a Taiwanese breakfast, in observance of the Chinese New Year. Covered in sweet seasoning, the Taiwanese rice balls and fried eggs are springy and have a deep flavor. From March to April, people can enjoy a Turkish breakfast. They have already introduced breakfasts from 17 countries, and a lot of people from these countries have said that they were happy with the menu.
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- Address 1F, 3-1-23, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0001, Japan
If you like eggs, then you're looking for Half & Half Benedict
Located in Roppongi Hills overlooking Tokyo Tower, the cafe Eggcellent propagates the culture of enjoying breakfast. Eggs, which are included in breakfasts around the world, play a starring role in their dishes, and are directly delivered every morning from Kurofuji farm in Yamanashi. Their most popular dish is Half & Half Benedict. You get to savor your standard Eggs Benedict and a Rice Benedict, which was inspired by the usual Japanese breakfast rice with egg, on one plate. Rice Benedict is made of quinoa-filled rice with avocados, tuna soaked in vegetable soup, and topped with eggs and Hollandaise sauce made from additive-free wheat miso. Cut it into little pieces, and enjoy eating the round eggs.
- Address Roppongi Hills, 6-4-1, Roppongi , Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan
Enjoy a rich and delicious quiche
Parlour Ekoda is an Italian bar which serves espresso, and is famous for their high quality sourdough bread. The spinach and ricotta cheese quiche has been served since the bar's establishment in 2006, and uses tart made from fine whole wheat flour as its base. This dish develops a good texture from adding carefully dried tomatoes to the spinach and homemade ricotta cheese, which increases the rich flavor and sweetness of the dish. This order comes with salad, a drink, and three kinds of store-baked bread slices. They have french bread, focaccia, and nut-filled bread among others, so the kind of bread you will be served is something to look forward to. Their beautiful crema espresso is also a must-try.
- Address 41-7, Sakaecho, Nerima-ku, Tokyo, 176-0006, Japan
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