If you are one of those travelers who like get out of the traditional circuitl For tourists, get away from the center and discover the corners that only those who live in the city know, then this article is for you.
En Shinjuku, one of the 23 special neighborhoods of Tokyo and important commercial and administrative center, we find 'the street of the yakitori' as a small, very narrow alley is popularly known, which receives this name because along the narrow alley there are established, one next to the other, small yakitori bars (some chicken skewers). The bars are really small and usually have a bar for a few people, behind which we can see the waiter preparing yakitoris without stopping and serving beers, one after another.
The true name of the street according to a sign posted at the entrance, is????? (Omoideyokochou) which could be translated as 'alley of memories', opens our way to around 42 bars that sell skewers.
The experience, if you want to know deep Japan, away from skyscrapers and neon lights, is interesting from a cultural and gastronomic point of view. You can immerse yourself in everyday life, participate in the lively conversation of the Japanese even if you don't understand, and sign a yakitori accompanied by a glass of beer.