Buddha Bellies

Cooking in Ueno & Yanesen

English-speaking professional sushi chef and sake sommelier Ayuko and her husband lead small hands-on classes in sushi, bentō (boxed lunch), udon and wagashi (Japanese sweets) making. Classes are held at Ayuko's home close to Yushima Station (she'll meet you at exit 3) and run usually from 11am, lasting 2½ hours. Book early.

Vegetarian, vegan and halal menus are also available.