Osaka – Japan’s Kitchen
"From hotels to restaurants, from shopping to sightseeing, Osaka has got you covered. But do keep one thing in mind - food! Osaka is not referred as the Japanese "nation's kitchen" for no reason, so remember to enjoy all the local delicacies."
Yamamoto pine building 1F, 1-21-2, Shimanouchi, Chuo District, Osaka, 542-0082.
Taian is an excellent restaurant that's considered one of the "best-bang-for-your-buck" place in town.
2 Minamisenba, Chuoku, Osaka 542-0081, Osaka Prefecture
Their dishes are famous for starting out tasting sweet when you start eating, but becoming increasingly spicy, which makes this type of curry addictive.
Shinsaibashi Suji Shopping Arcade
Nipponbashi ‘Den-Den Town’
Dotonbori Canal Shopping and Dining District
3-11-20 Shinmachi, Nishi Ward, Osaka City 550-0013
If you're looking for an affordable boutique hostel, go to Hostel 64 in Osaka.
2-5-15 Sinsaibashisuji, Chuo Ward, Osaka 542-0085
A stay at the Cross Hotel Osaka will put you right in the heart of the city's bustling Shinsaibashi area and in the middle of a two-kilometer square of almost non-stop options for food, drinks and entertainment.