Tokyo is by far one of the most important tourist destinations in all of Japan for a variety of reasons. From being the capital of the country to its treasure trove of cultural and historical artifacts, it is one travel destination that you shouldn't miss out on.
The city of Tokyo is a great place for those interested in history and culture. Those into history will find places like the Nezu and Sensoji Shrines, as well as the Shitamachi region, to be a great place to experience ancient Japan. For those who are into the modern and ultramodern, the city abounds in treasures such as the glittering Shibuya ward, the many high rises and the pop culture of anime.
When it comes to eating out in Tokyo, meats are certainly a must-eat for those who are really interested. Of the many meat preparations, one of the most important is undoubtedly the Tonkatsu.
The Tonkatsu is essentially a pork cutlet, made using breaded deep-fried pork, and served with Worcestershire sauce. The meat slices are about 2-3 cm thick, and usually sourced from a pig's back center. Other ways that it is served include shredded cabbage and rice.
There are several variations of the Tonkatsu. Some of them include the Katsu Sando (Sandwich), Curries (Katsu Kare), Katsudon (served with eggs on big of bowl rice). Likewise, other local variants exist as well.
Also to be added is that similar dishes exist, where the pork is replaced with other meats like chicken, beef, etc.
In addition to this, we would like to recommend that you try out a cooking class while you stay in Tokyo, where you'll be able actually make the tonkatsu and other dishes that the city of Tokyo is famous for.