|FOOD & DRINK
Meshi for meishi
Last week we lied; there is such a thing as a free lunch. A free dinner, even! Leave your
meishi at any of the following establishments and you're in the running for a free meshi
(meal). Good luck!
Good Honest Grub
I like this place so much I try to start my day here once a week. I'd probably do it more
often if they'd make their cups of black coffee bottomless. Anyone listening? GHG's
monthly drawing nets you a daily lunch special for you and a friend. Includes soup, salad,
main dish, and coffee or tea.
Open 8:30am-11pm daily. Ebisu-Minami 1-11-11 (03-3710-0400). Nearest stn: JR Ebisu.
Hard Rock Cafe
The winner of this monthly drawing gets a complimentary dinner for two which consists of
two glasses of wine, a starter, a salad, two burgers or sandwiches, and two cups of
Open 11:30am-2am Mon-Thur, 11:30am-4am Fri-Sat, 11:30am-11:30pm Sun and holidays. Roppongi
5-4-20, Minato-ku (03-3408-7018). Nearest stn: Roppongi, Hibiya line.
The monthly drawing at this '50s and '60s theme restaurant consists of a complimentary
dinner for two. Includes starter or salad to be shared, choice of hamburger or fajita,
shared dessert, and coffee.
Open 5pm-12am Mon-Thur, 5pm-2am Fri, 4pm-2am Sat and 4pm-12am Sun and holidays. Kitazawa
2-5-2, Big Ben Bldg B1, Setagaya-ku (03-3411-6565). Nearest stn: Shimokitazawa, Odakyu and
sesame place has an interesting menu with sesame seeds in everything. The food is hit and
miss but I did like the tofu korokke (chunky deep-fried tofu balls encrusted with sesame),
and freshly ground sesame lent the right touch to mentaiko (cod roe) spaghetti. The
monthly drawing gets a winner a dinner invitation that lets you choose two drinks and five
Open 5:30pm-4am Mon-Sat, 5:30-10:30pm Sun. Roppongi 5-2-14 Mikoshima Bldg 1, 2F
(03-5775-2411). Nearest stn: Roppongi, Hibiya line.
Wolfgang Puck's landmark Spago was one of the first places to bring California cuisine to
Tokyo. Other places do it better now but it's still an institution. The monthly drawing
entitles you to a free lunch or dinner for two. Both lunches and dinners are courses.
Open 11:30am-2pm Mon-Sat and 6-10pm Mon-Fri, 6-9:30pm Sat, Sun and holidays. Roppongi
5-7-8, Minato-ku (03-3423-4025). Nearest stn: Roppongi, Hibiya line.