Category: Food & Drink
Sushi. Tempura. Ramen. Japanese cuisine is famous the world over and is one of the top reasons visitors come to Japan. Read all about the best food and drink that Japan has to offer, from the familiar to the obscure, with our blog articles here. Select a subcategory to focus your search, or browse all our blog articles on food and drink.
A few of the signature dishes include the tsukemen (dipping noodles), which are freshly prepared wheat noodles al dente with egg and slivers of roasted pork. The broth is heavenly, with a combination of miso and other remarkable flavors that leave you wanting second helpings over and over.
October 21, 2017
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October 7, 2017
Japanese candies are famous world-wide, so when I first came to Japan I thought that I knew a lot about Japan’s various snacks. Little did I know that there are so many delicious shapes and flavors that tasting every one can be a thrilling adventure.
October 4, 2017
When visiting Japan, how should one choose the best sake to enjoy their drinking experience? The following is a quick run-down of the brewing process and sake types, as well as some recommended methods for choosing and tasting sake.
September 30, 2017
Home to some of the best and oldest sake breweries throughout Japan, Hiroshima Prefecture, every beginning of October, holds it's annual sake festival. It serves as a huge sake sampling venue with more than 1000 kinds of sake from breweries all over the country. This year it is on October 7 and 8 leaving visitors and their taste buds content to welcome the cool breeze of autumn.
September 29, 2017
Actually quite minimal in character, using very basic ingredients and toppings to avoid interference with the main ingredients' flavors. Most locals will refuse to eat at a shop that uses factory-produced noodles, as handmade is considered the standard (and you can truly taste the difference).
September 27, 2017
Each of the three restaurants visited in this article are located in Kanazawa, the capital of Ishikawa. In each, the integrity of the ingredients is held to an Ishikawan standard; that is, if it is good enough for the world’s top chefs, it is good enough for you.
September 23, 2017
Soft meowing played over a loudspeaker outside the cafe. For me, a feline fan, the lure was irresistible!
August 5, 2017