Tokyo Street Food Asakusa Top 10 Hidden Backstreet Tour | Fluffiest Japanese Pancakes Ever!
In this video I'm going to show you guys my top 10 street food in asakusa. So. Right now we're in Essex and right behind me is coming a team on and beyond that is, not camisa which has lots, of street food thing is I've already done a video here of my top 10 things to do which, I'll leave a link in the description below so, we're not gonna cover anything, and nakamise it today but we're gonna go to the back streets and it's another hot, day in Tokyo we just had a typhoon, a few days ago and it's starting to get really really hot again I don't know what you guys are gonna do when you come here for the Olympics but everyone, stay, hydrated and bring, a towel like, me if, you guys like my sushi, girl shirts then definitely, I'll leave a link in description, below and check it out alright let's go do this and let me show you guys the back streets of a success oh and it's so nice because I came here so, early in the morning and there's, no one here, well there's not a lot of people here but, it's just so much better than when there's so many people here and, guess what guys Michael's, helping me out today. So. Nootka me say is as touristy as you can get a nostalgic. Street filled with lots of souvenirs, street, food and people. But, I wanted, to do something a little different, in this one and take, you to some less travelled but amazing, food shops which are hidden in the back streets of a Saxa. All, right let's, get our food on, number. Ten yakitori. From, yasubei, so. If you guys are looking for a little, yakitori spot, that's kind of out of the way then this is your place it's so out of the way there's not a lot of tourists here and all you'll find is locals, and the yakitori, is a pretty, inexpensive miss, taffy are super friendly and even though they might not speak in perfect, English you'll, get along just fine. I. Can. Smell this Jackie do you think I can actually smell the smoke coming, from the shop these are they give you an option of a salt or soy sauce but I got like a garlic, a soy sauce and it smells, so good think, you have some Cassetti, which is the neck meat I believe, this is bone, GD liver. Perhaps, he, maybe this justice energy mo I'm gonna try this SAT because that's my favorite, so I'm actually more of a fan of like putting this red, pepper on it, it's called shichimi have. A bite. Nothing. Pretty good Jackie Dodie I really, like the sauce you can taste the garlic bits, the bisetti in itself is that kind of like a fatty, piece of a chicken. And it's cuz it's like the neck part so a lot of the juices like kind of hold really well this. One is like a little like batter as you can see. Mm-hmm. Mommy. Is intense, in this arm so when you have a bite it's. Still like a little tender and then you get like a little chewy texture. Nice. Girl that gets milk. That. Is good it's nothing beauty, we don't really um taste, so much for the charcoal which is actually really good but a lot of x30 place has like a really strong charcoal, smell, since we're doing a street food today you're like standing up here and getting to show me a cookie, but, you, can actually go inside that, should have like a little plate like, Carnegie veggie. Dishes for like two three hundred which is really, really reasonable, thing. Look. How big this only Kitty is it's as big as my head. Number. Nine think, it's much a gelato from Suzuki in Suzuki. And is an old-school much a store and they've done a collaboration, with Nana Yao and they make the biggest green, tea gelato, in this world at least that's what they say but don't worry they also have level one which is actually one of my favorites let's, go inside and check it out a green, tea branch zucchini and has been in the game since 1848.
And Cola, partner, Nana is a matcha sweet factory in she's oka to create the thickest matcha gelato they, use a premium, green tea from North Shizuka, because using low-grade, green tea creates a taste too, bitter and strong. All right guys check it out we have two different flavors just so you have number, one which is like not wrong and this is supposed to be the strongest one which is like level seven, all right so we're gonna start with the lightest, version it looks so good. They can taste some matcha flavor. It's. Actually, not, as strong as just do regular matcha, it's not so strong it's really light and you know I don't really like strong matcha flavors, for me this is kind of like what I prefer as opposed to happening something really really strong and I can't be there much of but let's check, out the strong number, seven look, at the crazy texture, and then it's like they just pack as much. Much, and as they can't in this little gelato look, how, green. That is amazing. That. Is a much, a shot, super. Strong, and bitter. You know like the venue drink the 20, and it's, like the very last drip of tea the, big Peter Peter Peter trip, it's, like this, Oh God, premium. Version of that but. I would definitely just try this one, like when I order, the cup like, you or initially think that is this is like some sort of pottery but, it's actually plastic and, then look around at all of these shops they're all clothes and it's crazy because I didn't realize it's Tuesday, and on Tuesday, this, shoten guy is all closed, well like, not everything is closed but most, of the stores just like look look, at that it's all closed behind me I really, hope the place we're going through is open right now and it's. Open. Number. Eight fruit, parfait, from fruit parlor godo despite, the modern interior of the shop it's been in business since, 1946.
It Started, as a fruit store and the later became a fruit parlor in the 60s you can still purchase fruits here if you want but the main attraction is, a perfectly. Designed parfaits. That are more than instagram-worthy. Check. It out I got the strawberry, parfait, and it even comes with a raspberry on top you, can see the strawberries. Right, they're ice, cream and then it has a strawberry, ice cream and then you have whipped, cream on top with, fresh. Strawberries. Strawberries. Itself, they're from Yamagata brand, is called summer tiara. With. A little bit of whipped cream so. The. Strawberry, itself, is really nice because it's. Sweet, but it also has like this nice tardy appeal wakes up your mouth like right. Here it's really just like a sweet, like the other thing but there's like a hint, of tartness let's, dig into this. I. Just. Love how fresh the fruit is and it goes so, well with the strawberry, and vanilla ice, cream oh, there's. Like the strawberry. Sauce there's jelly on the bottom you see. It's. Not just reach like a perfect, sweetness it's like a sauce that, Massa, strawberry, and like the minuses meekness a little bit but only like has strawberries. Good, taste or, flavor inside. Oh. Yeah. What is that Michael looks, like a hotel. Number. Seven dango. From Momotaro, Momotaro is. An uncie mean dango shop that most hers pass by but, they're simple, but refine menu speaks for itself. I. Know. What. You want Superman. Sure. You ask are we, sending Santa yeah. Look. At that I got ya key down go this shop has actually, been around since. 1871. There's actually, a picture of the shop from 1871. Right, at the front display and you feel like you're having like a bite of history, right now what's really popular just keep it down go and you've probably seen it in my other socks a video but I wanted to show you guys something a little bit different something, savory instead, of sweet you can smell that it's, been grilled. You. Can definitely taste like the barbecue grilled flavor it's, actually, still really, really chewy but the texture itself is very much alike it's very like sticky. Like I feel like I'm just like it's all grabbing to, the inside, of my mouth so it's actually a lot more salty, than I was anticipating. I like a sweeter mochi that just like really really melts and they do have a lot of like sweeter stuff here so definitely worth trying that but if you want to try something different with then try, the Academical. Oh it, smells so good it's like if you guys know what meat that uh she done Lewis it's gonna like the similar smell but like it's like a little try your version right like, mass. Oh. Cool. Bocce oh hey yeah if you really like salty, Sango this is definitely, it's kind of like a chewer, version. Of like show you press, record. Number. Six cut, up from, you Cuddy oh yeah. You. Cuddy is my fried chicken spot, in the socks up it's juicy. It's savory, and you can't get it anywhere else well maybe it's somewhere else but it's just as so good and I wanted to share with you guys and they just introduced, a spicy. Karaage, and it's super. Spicy, and delicious look. I got some hide shake, it I just love fried chicken, sorry I know some of you guys are vegan or don't really like fried chicken but I have to share my top ten and I love fried chicken so this is the juicy, Momo, look, I can just like feel the crunch. I'm. So delicious, the meat juices right, in there look, at how good that looks pan is just so, buttery soft, but still the outer shell, is so super, crunchy, and then. Look. At that you can see like the red chili, bits in there a lot better than normal and you can see the salt crystals that are on it too ready for this.
It Has a nice kick to it I love it it's like someone just turned up the level like turn up the volume and, just Atlantis. Party, and Paulo has a mouth this has so much flavor the, chili pepper is just like kick in and look I'm sorry this wet maybe that's just because it's hot outside but definitely. If you're looking for some spicy, fried chicken this, is a spot, sorry. It's so good I'm just got a second, one. Number. Five onigiri. From yeah dodoka when you go inside it looks so old school and I just love it and the owner is super, friendly and helpful and what's nice about the shop is they actually have seating, inside let's, enjoy some funny kitty in the air-conditioning, did you know the oldest, onigiri shop in Tokyo was hidden just behind Sensoji their onigiri, are made with selected, rice from across Japan best suited for each season wrapped, with Edo my serie famous, for its rich flavor, Wow look. How fresh, that looks, he, could smell the naughty look, how nicely it's been presented, oh my god. Oh. And. The rice is still warm. You can like reveal it I'm like how like that when he get is it's like been naughty. Is still like stinging on just I could not wrap them fully and you could even see inside look, the. Salmon, roe. Hmm. Myself. Fluffy, it's like eating a heaven right now it's like one of the freshest, on you kiddies I've ever had, you can still see the juice is right, there the rice is good and I just love how it's been marinated. This so nicely, and Sun brings out all of the flavors it's, all good, oh and. My co got her shiso pickles damn I still can't get it right and just, around the corner from yo Roku you'll find this cute little pile shop number 410. Entire key from shut up dude. They. Got here before we did. Tenant. Needs natural, yeah, you might be thinking what the hell does that mean, actually, it's just the way Japanese, called this type of taiyaki, made with an individual, cast iron press learn most places these days use large iron griddles, it requires, a skilled, artisan, great tenant, ioki but the results, are a crispy, and addictive, Japanese knack. For. The, winner for, their own odor they, secrete Adame. Check. Out that taiyaki. There's so many different, tie a key places in a sixer but this place has a crispiest. Ones if you ever had a waffle, cone it smells like that. Look. Last, birth and, the outer shell is really. Crispy. The, beans are still like pretty whole which is nice actually prefer, this then like having it like really really mashed up and I enjoy that texture of having like the actual beam itself you know usually like I said you guys are know I'm not a what gushy person, but, this place has, a pretty good tire so, girls are supposed to eat from the down get, in this side. Just. Like super, crispy, on the side like can you see like a little bit burnt I don't, usually like that yeah it was a lot of em were like sloppy and like a bread right, but this is almost like credit they're like a faint crusted.
Waffle, It's so good. I'm. Still getting key. Number. Three menchi-katsu. From a sixer manche. Man, she cut. Fresh. Off, the, fryer no. Michael doesn't like us so much because you think it's too early but I just love coming to this place you, can see, the. Juices, and. Look. How juicy, that is and, it's still hot my hand is almost burning. Fried. To, perfection. It's just so flavorful it's actually, probably just a lot sweeter than you would expect from. A Mitchie katsu, I think the onions will really really bring out the sweetness but man. Look. At just how juicy. This meat is. Number. Two nikka. Money from second in, this. Shop behind me it has one of my favourite nikumans, in all of Tokyo the. Bread, is fantastic. But that meat is even. Juicier I just, love. Like. Coming, behind me. Look, at his knee come on it's so hot actually. Almost burnt my hand when she gave it to me she's like no no don't touch it at the bottom because it's so hot and it was she made me hold it like this because it was so. Hot to touch this finger it's, kind of hot but I'm, excited open anyway. Well. How you can just see, all the meat juices right, there it's so moist, it's just coated the, bread know how that looks so good that's your piece. Like. This has all the meat I gave her like that piece corn I'll. Share it I'll share it's still so hot that the law. Whoa. That's. A good knee c'mon the flavor it just, pops, it's, so juicy and tender the, meat is, just so delicious and moist like it's very savory, but you do get a little bit of sweetness, but. The meat itself, it's on point it's a good combination of savory, and sweet the bun itself it's not too heavy it's quite fluffy but also it's not like two areas so you do feel like you're getting a full meal I really, love this newcomer okay, so I actually have this before and it's really good I wouldn't, know that but. Right. After you take a bite it's already taste good the bread is so fake, you might think it's really heavy but it's actually pretty light it's like one. On one shape. And. Number. One, pancakes. From Bennett, City. So, I just, got our reservation. So this shot behind me makes homemade, pancakes and they're one of a kind of fluffy pancakes, are so, good. So if you want to eat at the spot you actually have to make a reservation they, only take same-day reservations. And the way to do it is you'll have to come here and they'll tell you which is the next available slot in order to make that reservation you're, gonna need to deposit two thousand yen so be prepared all right we'll come back in a few hours and have, some fluffy pancakes.
So Benny Sid who just opened last year but they've quickly made a name for themselves this, shop used to be called Flamingo but the former, owners children created, this new shop Benny, to do which means of red creme you see the connection, a lot, of the time seats are filled from the morning reservation, so. I order, the bacon and eggs pancake, look, how precisely, the chef's tax each feathery, pancake one by one like a true artist, and to, top it off with a creamy, homemade. Hollandaise, like sauce. Look. At this masterpiece. Look, at the egg on top the two pieces of bacon it's a sandwich, with all of this love and there's another egg inside. That's. Truly amazing the. Person you taste is the creamy hollandaise. Sauce you, can definitely taste it's homemade, and then you get like that crunch, of the bacon. Innocent. Just cook, perfectly. And. Then. You get to, the pancake, which is so, airy and fluffy it, just melts a psycho marshmallow. But, it's so much better, than that this is quite possibly the best pancakes I've ever had in my life I can take like the biggest bites but it's not heavy at all I. Don't. Care if, you happen to make a reservation this place definitely. Worth the way and, Michael. Order their most basic pancake. Unless. The saltiness, of the butter and, the honey it's, not too. Heavy just look at this a nice touch even after you pour a lot, it's. I. Wish. This, place will get so populous I didn't come back. Definitely. After eating here you'll understand, why they have a reservation, process because. Each pancake takes a finite amount of time to make and so you can't have too many customers, coming in you have to like make sure that you know you have you can make the pancakes and serve them properly on time and fresh to each customer definitely, worth the wait. Alright. So that concludes my, top ten street food at a sucks up if you guys found this video helpful, help me out and hit that like button also, tell me which area you guys want me to do my next street this video because I'm always looking for new places to go finally. If you want to see more of my adventures in Tokyo or in Japan hit, that subscribe button and also get that Bell button and I'll see you guys in the next one.