Category: Japanese cuisine
Ordinary sushi can be found everywhere in Japan. However, one may notice that many restaurants gradually create new and creative styles of their own. They tend to combine sushi with other foods, for example, fried chicken, hamburger steak, shrimp and mayonnaise, or even chocolate banana!
September 27, 2016
I could write a book on all the great places to eat out at over here but let’s keep it simple for now, I have chosen 4 hot spots you just have to try when you come to the one and only Okinawa.
September 27, 2016
Instead of asking which one or two dishes to eat, there is a type of restaurant that will give you ALL of the things above, satisfying you to the max at an affordable price: the Shabu-Shabu All-You-Can-Eat restaurants! These places are so cheap, usually around ¥1500 for lunch and ¥2100 for dinner per adult. They also let you pig out on everything they have available on the menu. It is basically a Food Paradise.
September 20, 2016
Japan is known for its unique culture, including its very interesting cuisine. These American fast food restaurants below are probably everyone's favorites around the world. But when we talk about Japan, throw your expectations out the drive-thru window and don't ever imagine you will find something familiar. Here are the reasons for that.
September 13, 2016
So what on earth do the Japanese people do to maintain their youthful looks? Food selection and eating habits are the basic know-hows, especially for ladies. Most Japanese ladies possess a timeless beauty with a fit body shape and fair complexion by the age of 40. They get this not only because of what they eat but also how they eat.
September 7, 2016
Conveyor belt sushi restaurants, or "kaiten sushi", are really something that need to be experienced if you are traveling to Japan. Moreover these types of restaurants are vegan friendly. Oh! Really! Let's find out more.
September 5, 2016
There is one shop in the Gifu region that has reigned supreme three years in a row now, selling a pretty unique ramen. Finally, I had an opportunity to try it out myself, and as a ramen fan, I can testify that the quality and the hype are completely legitimate.
September 3, 2016
Japan, the land of cherry blossoms, ultramodern technology, sake, and the world's most polite people, is a very civilized country and their citizens like to set up rules and strictly follow them. Eating and drinking etiquettes are typical examples of their rule-oriented living style. In addition, Japanese people create interesting eating and drinking rules which surprises many tourists.
September 1, 2016
Book that bargain ticket and spend a momentous weekend in Kagoshima. Enjoy the hot springs, good food and scenic views of its almost-tropical setting. Not sure on what to do? Here are some tips for your weekend itinerary.
August 29, 2016
Suffering from the summer heat, our writer John Asano recommends five popular summer dishes to help cool down and boost energy levels allowing you to beat the summer heat. So what are you waiting for, try them all!
August 27, 2016
Sumo wrestling. Well, we may be very familiar with this famous sport originating from Japan. Yes, when we hear the word “sumo”, we directly think about two big Japanese guys wrestling and trying to throw each others bodies with their feet stomping hard on the floor. But it is not the sport we are talking about now, it is about the high calorie fuel behind every sumo wrestler: chankonabe.
August 11, 2016
Tokyo is well-known for being a highly concentrated Michelin starred restaurant city. In fact, Tokyo has in a number of years topped the list for being the city with the highest concentration of restaurants with Michelin stars. Finding a Michelin-star restaurant that is affordable is therefore exceptionally difficult.
July 25, 2016
What was your defining memory of your first day in Japan? Perhaps it was the cleanliness and efficiency of the airport. Maybe it was the friendliness and courteousness of the staff at your hotel. For me, my most vivid memory of that first morning, was of the breakfast. Yes, you read it right, breakfast!
July 23, 2016
Sukiyaki is a delicious hotpot dish that the Japanese usually eat in wintertime, sometimes during the festive end-of-year season and bounenkai (end-of-year drinking party). It’s also a popular dish for Japanese families to eat together during the winter months to keep warm.
July 21, 2016
Like many art forms, wagashi making is an effort of practice and instructions, two things you can experience yourself in some of Japan’s most renowned wagashi shops. In Kyoto you have the chance to do make tradition with your own hands at Kanshundo Honten.
July 20, 2016