The popular Roll Ice Cream Factory opened on December 16th in Osaka, on famous Dotonbori road! You've probably already seen roll ice on Instagram or on Facebook and now you definitely have to try it in real life. This delish ice cream shop now has a new address in Osaka!
If you are wondering where to eat halal Kobe beef in Japan, this is the post for you. There are excellent restaurants serving it in Kobe, Tokyo, and Osaka!
Buddhist Cuisine (精進料理) is delicately prepared vegetarian cuisine. It is inspired by the seasons, and most importantly by Buddhist philosophy. The cuisine is simple and fresh and no meat is used. It is a reminder to use mindfulness in your daily life. This restaurant is actually a 2-star Michelin restaurant, so you will be left completely speechless by the presentation and taste of these incredible dishes.
Tokyo is THE most Michelin-starred decorated city in the world! Whether you want to highlight a special occasion, or you just want to try cuisine prepared by one of the best chefs in the world, Pierre Gagnaire, make a reservation and you'll be sure to have an unforgettable evening!
One of the greatest pastry chefs in Japan, and in the world, Hidemi Sugino, has a cafe in Tokyo where you can have the little masterpieces at a relatively affordable price!
Japan has a special kind of white bread that originates from Hokkaido commonly known as the Japanese milk bread. It's characterized by a sweeter taste than regular white bread and has an extra fluffy inside. Here's an authentic recipe for it!
This restaurant serves fine French cuisine with a Japanese inspiration. If you're willing to splurge and treat a loved one to an unforgettable experience, L'Effervescence is a two-star Michelin restaurant that will leave you in complete awe!
For the new year, Japanese people eat "Osechi ryori". Have you ever heard of it before? Osechi ryori is a big meal we enjoy with all family members in on New Year's Day. Each osechi ryori has a special meaing. This post will introduce 10 major osechi ryori and some other dishes Japanese enjoy to celebrate the New year.
If you're wondering what there is to do in Japan in January aside from the usual things, here's a guide you might find interesting.
December is the beginning of winter in Japan. It's a season when lots of nice winter foods become popular and widely available at restaurants. That in itself will give you plenty to do in December if you're a foodie! Also, the country gets a little Christmassy in its own way, and the beginning of the skiing season starts. So here are the things you can do in Japan in December!
King of the winter foods, crabs are popular and eaten all over the world, including Japan. There are many crab dishes but if you want to enjoy some crabs Japanese style, our recommendation is "Kani Doraku". Kani Doraku is the biggest and the most famous crab restaurant in Japan. This post will introduce where Kani Doraku is and what you can enjoy in Kani Doraku.
Have you ever heard of "Kiritanpo"? Kiritanpo is a kind of regional dish in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. In winter people enjoy eating kiritanpo as ingredients of nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish. But don't worry. There is no need of visiting Akita when you want to try some kiritanpo nabe. This post will introduce 5spots where you can feel like visiting Akita and enjoy some kiritanpo nabe.
Menya Musashi is one of those ramen joints that the mega fans of the Japanese dish rave about. Their secret is in their amazing broth and the generous topping of pork belly meat! Find out more about this iconic Tokyo restaurant.
In Japan, there are various kinds of delicious dishes you can enjoy in winter. Especially, nabe, hot pot dishes are one of the favorites of Japanese. Kani nabe, a nabe dish with crabs is even referred to as the king of all winter cuisines. This post will introduce you to some spots where you can enjoy kani nabe in many ways from shabu shabu to all you can eat, buffet style.
Menya Kaijin is outstanding for the quality of its seafood broth ramen. The joint is extremely popular among ramen lovers and even among those who usually don't like ramen that much! Find out more about this self-proclaimed "god of the sea" kind of ramen.
Only 2 minutes away from Shibuya Station, Han no Daidokoro Bettei serves top-notch Wagyu yakiniku! There also is mouth-watering meat sushi! They have 10 specials available that change daily! And what's more, it's reasonably priced!
Have you ever tried "Nabeyaki udon", a Japanese hot pot style udon dish? You can enjoy nabeyaki udon throughout the year, but you would especially enjoy it in the winter. This post will introduce 5 restaurants in Tokyo where you get to have some of the best nebayaki udon. The list includes some regional nabeyaki udons as well!