An annual autumn highlight in Kanda, the neighbourhood's Curry Grand Prix brings together more than 20 of the area's around 400 curry eateries to do battle for the honour of Best Curry Shop in Kanda – a title more prestigious than you might think. While you wait for the main event, usually held in late October or early November, you can satisfy your spice cravings by taking part in this 'stamp rally'. The campaign runs between August 23 and November 30 – eating at any of the 83 participating restaurants amounts to one stamp, and juicy rewards are presented to those who collect enough of these marks. The full details are here (in Japanese only, unfortunately).
3-10-6 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku
|Opening hours:||Mon-Sat 11am-10.30pm, Sun & hols 11am-9pm|
|Transport:||Jinbocho Station (Shinjuku, Mita, Hanzomon lines), exit A5|