Japanese convenient stores (combini) are not exactly known for their vegan options. However, when you do stumble upon an accidentally-vegan bag of potato chips, it can be hard to know if it's worth the money. Below are my favorite snacks from

Nakameguro is a trendy neighborhood just next to swanky Daikanyama. It’s a great place to just take a stroll, either along the Meguro River or through its small streets lined with cafes & shops. I always feel a bit of imposter syndrome when I go, pretending that I’m much more sophisticated and fancy than I really am. It is also home to some of my favorite places to eat in the city. Below are my top 3 (in no particular order).