Asakusa (pronounced as ah-sahk-sah) is a district in Tokyo renowned for its bustling Japanese tempura shops scene. This is where couple, Chef Jacob and fashion designer, Celine found their most memorable tempura experience in Japan.
Tempura seems set to be the next big thing, getting ready to take Manila by storm after the ramen and katsu boom. The time seems ripe, and Asakusa, named after the district in Tokyo that's all tempura restaurants..
The Japanese food of late here in Manila has been dominated by every restaurant doing signature sushi rolls and, more recently, deep-fried breaded cuts of pork and seafood that we all lovingly know as katsu. It was a pleasure..