Yudofu is a traditional winter food of Japan. It is a kind of Japanese hot pot dish and is known for being very healthy and nutritious. Here is an easy recipe so you can make it home and enjoy the taste of Japanese winter!
Heading to Akita? Ramen is extremely good in this prefecture and can be the only reason you need to go for a visit! Here are the five best spots to fill up on a warm bowl of ramen when in Akita Prefecture in Japan's north.
As you might already know, Japan is a nation full of great cuisines. Especially winter, many great foods make their appearance. This post will be a great guide to all of you who would like to enjoy winter foods in Japan.We also have posted some links to our other posts so if you are interested, please visit them for further information.
Every January 15th, a Fire festival called Dousojin Matsuri is held in Nozawa Onsen, in the northern part of Nagano prefecture. Well known as one of the three major fire festivals of Japan, the powerful and beautiful fire with the atmosphere of the festival will surely overwhelm you.
Torisoba Kotobuki is a ramen shop in Ikebukuro which is famous for its unique ramen topped with many slices of lemon. If you doubt whether it is good, just give it a try to find out!
SALSITA is a Mexican restaurant owned by a chef who has learned Mexican cuisine in Mexico. You can enjoy the authentic Mexican taste in the heart of Tokyo!
Japan's national sport, sumo. If you are now looking forward to watching sumo, "Ichigatsubasho", the new year sumo will the perfect. "Ichigatsubasho" is held from January 14th to 28th. We will also introduce an east guide to enjoy sumo and some sumo gourmets you must have.
Let's face it, sushi trains are pretty standard when in Japan. However, when you come across one serves you quality sushi at a reasonable price it's worth talking about. Introducing, Gatten Sushi. A touch fancier than other places, with sushi to delight, read on to find out more!
Thinking of heading up north in Japan in February? If so, don't stop at Sapporo, go a little further north to enjoy another great winter festival: the Asahikawa Winter Festival. Great food, the biggest snow sculpture in the world and world-class ice statues await you!
The Sapporo Snow Festival is the hugest winter event in Japan! If you are seeking to experience some winter magic, it's the place to go in Japan in February. Here's more on this famous festival.
Do you know toshikoshi soba? It is a special soba noodle dish that the people traditionally eat on New Year's Eve. This article will introduce you what toshikoshi soba is, including the reasons why people eat it and when to eat it, and also, it includes an easy recipe for you to try at home!
Soba is a kind of Japanese traditional buckwheat noodle. You should try the authentic, delicious soba noodles when you come to Tokyo! Here is the list of the most popular soba restaurants in Shinjuku which includes fancy restaurants, as well as casual restaurants so you can choose a place that suits you.
Nouvelle Ethnique ATHA is an Asian restaurant near Ebisu station in Tokyo. You can experience its unique "French-inspired" Asian dishes. Can you imagine what they are like? Here are the popular menu items you might be interested in!
BACCA GRILL&FARMERS is a restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo, where you can have the great huge meat dish called "manga niku (meat in English)". Come and try it with your friends!
Want to taste something traditional? Try to make Ohagi! It's a dessert that's still popular today and that people in Japan often associate with their grandmother's cooking. A true comfort food that goes well with green tea!
Wakakusa Yamayaki is an old tradition of burning the hillslope of a mountain located near Nara city. It's one of the most famous festivals during the winter season in the former capital of Japan.
Tochigi is a wonderful travel destination as much for its breathtaking scenery as for the delicious local cuisine. You can go onsen hopping on your trip to Kinugawa Onsen on your way to Nikko! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
Hokkaido is a beautiful travel destination as much for its breathtaking scenery as for the delicious local cuisine. When in Hokkaido, you should definitely make the detour to one of the best onsen areas of the region. It'll be unforgettable! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
Fruit picking is a common activity in Japan, as there are many seasonal fruits in Japan. As winter is approaching, so is strawberry picking season. This post will explain the activity itself and also post a place near Tokyo where you can pick strawberries.