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re: What's the most you've ever spent on a dinner? And where? - Boondock Saint
Recently ate at Daniel in NYC (Michelin 3 star french restaurant). Cost $234 per person for the seven course tasting menu. With tip and drinks it was about $500 per person......
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote] Like I said, try Yasuda. [/quote] Thanks again, I was able to fill out a reservation request online. I received a confirmation email immediately so we'll see....
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]Have plenty more info just ask me, I spent a month in Japan [/quote] Ok, I have gotten suggestions for Tokyo on here but not Kyoto specifically. Let me know of any favorite restaurants, sightseeing, things I can't miss, etc. in Kyoto....
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]Try to get in Sushi Iwa at lunch for omakase. It's a steal and one of the best sushi restaurants in Tokyo. ~$40. Get your hotel concierge to make reservations now.[/quote] I definitely want to do this. I am staying at a hotel that is inexpensive and don't even know if they have a concierg...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
I might try to eat at a sushi bar called Sushi Dai. It is supposed to be some of the best sushi, small like in Jiro dreams of Sushi, but only about 35 or 40 bucks. I have read that some people wait as much as 5 hours to get in. Worth it? (I won't wait that long but maybe an hour or two). [lin...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote] Go see the Great Wall[/quote] Failed geography eh? (although China is on my list for future travel)....
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
Yea, I am renting pocket wifi from the airport right when I get there. I will have 10 GB for the 10 days I am there. I plan on using my iPhone extensively......
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]Yeah I would definitely do a guided tour, and or a day trip to a place like Mt Fuji or a rural "traditional: setting[/quote] I will definitely do this one day. [quote]but I would really leave the vast majority of time to just let stuff unfold. [/quote] This is how I prefer to do th...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]Ok, you probably wouldn't enjoy a lot of the metal venues. Then again you may, and I'm talking mostly Tokyo.[/quote] I actually really may. Saw Pantera, Metallica, etc. many times back in the day, so I do enjoy some metal from time to time. Please give me the names of some specific place...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]Eat at a cool Yakitori. Eat bento lunch. I suggest something cheap, like "Hokka Hokka Tai" bento. People watching. Get a haircut. Go to some temples. Check out the comical menus at American restaurants. Take a guided tour of Tokyo. Take the bullet train to Mt Fuji. Find a gaij...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]I lived there for a couple of years. What do you want to know? [/quote] Like i said, I will be in the Shinjuku area and am really just looking for restaurant recommendations for sushi, yakiniku, etc. Some expensive, some not so much. I also am planning some day trips and want to know ...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]How old are you and what kind of music do you like? Really. [/quote] I am 40 years old and really enjoy rock music, mostly classic rock and 90's stuff....
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]He's a doctor. He can afford it. He likes to bitch about it to me but he doesn't compromise to save money when he travels. [/quote] That's cool. I'm kind of the same way actually. I like to splurge on meals, yet I hate to spend a ton of money on hotels. They are just a place to sleep...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]It's expensive as shite and a surprising number of places don't take credit cards. A buddy of mine is there now and he's pulling $400 a day out of the ATM and going right through it.[/quote] Your buddy is either really having fun or doesn't know how to plan, budget, and look things up befor...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]You can keep it pretty much American if you want from both food to culture or you can experience more of the Japanese side of things. [/quote] Shit, no American things. I get plenty of that here. Really just looking for unique suggestions for restaurants and things to do from people wh...
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re: Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
[quote]should have started planning sooner?[/quote] Of course I have made plenty of plans. Just want to see what the OT'ers have done... I find I get suggestions on here that I otherwise would not get....
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Going to Japan on Friday. Who has been? Suggestions? - Boondock Saint
I am going to Tokyo for five days and then Kyoto for four. I have never been and have always wanted to go. Just a vacation. I will be staying in the Shinjuku area in Tokyo. Restaurants, sites, weird Japanese shit? Let me know....
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re: I've been eating the frick out of ice cream lately... - Boondock Saint
[quote]I've been having the same issue. I never cared for it until I quit drinking a few months ago. Now I find myself in 7-11's that aren't on the way home.[/quote] Do you know there is a scientific reason why you crave sweets now that you have quit drinking?...
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re: I've been eating the frick out of ice cream lately... - Boondock Saint
Sucks to be a fatty... [img]http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/58998600.jpg[/img]...
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re: Which side are you on- Nurse or Dominos Pizza? - Boondock Saint
[quote]As you pick a side [/quote] The point I was trying to make was that in my opinion there are no "sides" to take. Customer is always right, etc. [quote]1) the note wasn't rude [/quote] Doesn't matter. Don't right a fricking note. Just do your job and go home. Your only job is litera...
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