Wacky Theme Restaurants Still Exploding In Tokyo
Japanese designer La Carmina knows all about the weirdest theme restaurants in Tokyo. Here, she takes travel host Andrew Zimmern to a wacky, jail-themed restaurant.
Monday, May 10, 2010 17:39 GMTTOKYO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) The wacky theme restaurant trend in Tokyo is continuing to explode with no end in sight.
Japanese designer La Carmina, author of Crazy, Wacky Theme Restaurants: Tokyo! (Mark Batty Publisher), visits Tokyo several times a year to scope out the citys most bizarre eateries.
She recently took Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern to a jail-themed restaurant where they were handcuffed and taken to a cell.
On the way, monsters attacked them and they drank red slushies out of a mannequins head.
Carmina says strange restaurants are popping up more than ever around Tokyo because tourists have taken a keen interest in them.
And they certainly have plenty to choose from.
She says men love maid cafes where women in skimpy maid outfits clean their ears and women love cat cafes, where they can eat while petting kitties.
There is also a baby cafe, specifically for baby playdates, and a new Transformers-themed diner that just opened in the nerdy district.© Copyright 2010 Wireless Flash News Inc