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While ramen is clearly the center of the food universe, there’s plenty of other awesome food out there. “Not ramen” features plenty of Japanese soul food, from soba to curry rice. But you’ll also find info on Taipei’s famous night markets, amazing tacos in Seoul, or even burgers in Hokkaido.

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    The Burger Trump Ate in Tokyo & Where to Get It

    When Donald Trump visited Japan last month, the Japanese rolled out the red carpet. This included treating Trump to one of Tokyo’s best burgers. That burger was a Colby Jack Cheeseburger, courtesy of Munch’s Burger Shack.

    Located in the Mita neighborhood of Tokyo, Munch’s Burger Shack has exploded in popularity after Trump’s visit. The big waiting lines should eventually die down though. Once they do, make sure to grab a burger there.

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    All their burgers are juicy high-quality, made from 100% US Angus Beef. I’ve only had the pleasure of enjoying their Bacon Cheese Burger, as pictured.

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    But they’ve got everything – a Mushroom & Mozzarella Burger, BBQ Bacon Cheese Burger, Veggie Burger, Gouda Cheese Burger…a long list of burgers for a 40 seat restaurant.

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    Their side items are equally plentiful. They’ve got Roast Beef Salad, Clam Chowder, Gumbo Soup, Nachos, Coleslaw, Cream Spinach, Popcorn Shrimp…to name a few.

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    You might want to visit outside of their busiest hours – all hours are posted below! Regardless of how you feel about Trump, you won’t be disappointed at Munch’s Burger Shack. 

    Address:  smart Bldg., 2-26-1 Shiba Minato-ku, Tokyo (東京都 港区 芝 2-26-1 i・smartビル 1F・2F)
    Train Station: Mita or Tamachi Stations (Mita, Asakusa, Yamanote, Keihin-Tohoku Lines)
    Shop Hours: Mon – Tue: 11:00~15:00 / 17:30~21:00 // Sat: 11:00~21:00 // Sun: 11:00 ~16:00 

    More Info: Tabelog Link

    * Besides their Mita shop, they’re also got a smaller shop in Toranomon: Tabelog Link

    If you’re looking for quality burgers in Shinjuku, Shibuya, or Ikebukuro, check out this wacky chain burger chain here: LINK

  • Wacky Hakodate Burger Chain Lucky Pierrot
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    Wacky Hakodate Burger Chain “Lucky Pierrot”

    If you find yourself in Hakodate (Hokkaido, Japan), you’d best stop by burger chain “Lucky Pierrot”. They serve up some wacky, mouth-watering fast food, Japanese style. Their burgers are the centerpiece.…

  • Tasty Okonomiyaki in a Garden Sanctuary in Tokyo
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    Tasty Okonomiyaki in a Garden Sanctuary in Tokyo

    While the Kansai and Hiroshima regions are best known for tasty okonomiyaki, Tokyo also has plenty of excellent okonomiyaki restaurants. One such place, “Konamon” in Setagaya Ward, stands tall above the rest. Konamon serves…

  • Fantastic Chinese Soup Dumplings in Ebisu, Tokyo
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    Fantastic Chinese Soup Dumplings in Ebisu, Tokyo

    Tokyo-based chain Jin Din Rou serves fantastic Chinese soup dumplings (Xiaolongbao, or shoronpo in Japanese). The 13 Jin Din Rou restaurants are “soup dumpling cafes”, each with a chic interior only surpassed by their delicious…