A must-try when you’re in Tokyo. You’ll be able to tell how popular Amaikko is from its long queue that’s always snaking out the door. The shop is famous for its kakigoori (shaved ice dessert), topped with fruit and condensed milk, which school students devour while chatting with friends. In fact, a graduate student has just taken over the reins after the shop was almost forced to close, so the youthful vibe lives on.
One of Tokyo’s fabulous open-air markets ripe for bargains
Ueno, Taito, Tokyo 110-0005
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