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
When most people visit Japan for the first time, there’s few itineraries they have in mind. Very few of them involve a visit to the Hokuriku region. Here's why you definitely should go, and a sample itinerary stretched across the region's three main cities.
August 7, 2017
If you've never had fresh yellowtail caught locally during the peak of winter, you must (it’s referred to as kan-buri (寒ブリ) which means “Winter Yellowtail”). It's incredibly tasty, and with a touch of soy sauce, it’s sheer melt-in-your-mouth savorlicious!
November 24, 2016
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
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
You are sitting at the table in this sushi restaurant, with your plate of sushi in front of you. You start eating your sushi, and as you are looking around you notice that people are looking at you shocked, surprised, and maybe even a little bit disgusted. That's very unlikely. In fact, it's because you are doing something that is not part of the sushi etiquette. Yes, there is an etiquette!
April 8, 2016
When people think of Japanese food, sushi is one of the first that comes to mind. A little known fact about sushi, however, is that it has various regional styles, such as the Kyoto-style sushi offered by the restaurants Izuju and Izuu in Kyoto`s famous Gion district.
March 25, 2016
For the more delicate tummies out there, here are my top 5 foods for newcomers to Japan, which are a little easier to stomach for western tastes.
February 25, 2015
Kanazawa has an abundance of fresh local seafood such as crabs, spot prawns, yellowtails, etc. especially in winter.
February 16, 2015
Watch these videos before visiting a sushi restaurant in Japan.
September 4, 2014