A Guide to Japanese Summer!
Summer is the season of outdoor activities, festivals and most importantly, good food! For those of you who are experiencing Japanese summer for the first time, or just curious what it looks like, these articles can help you to get to know better at amazing Japanese summer culture and food!
A Guide to Japanese Summer!
You know summer is here when it's finally time to eat mangoes! It might be surprising to read, but mangoes are grown in Japan too! Specifically in Miyazaki prefecture or Okinawa. A lot of restos are jumping on the mango bandwagon and are offering limited-time products!
Summer is here! In Japan, they have summer festivals in many places and the people love to go there wearing yukata (Japanese traditional clothes). They have A LOT of food stalls everywhere at the festivals, offering a variety of food and snacks to eat while watching fireworks.
There are so many things to do during the effervescent Japanese summers! Now that rainy season is almost over, it's time to head to the beach and relax during this incredibly hot season. Head to the beach, perhaps try surfing, have a beer, grab a bite and do some sunbathing. Have you ever been to Yuigahama beach? These are some restaurants you should definitely try while you're there!
Have you ever tried ice creams in Japan? Maybe a lot of people might be familiar with green tea ice cream or mochi ice cream, but there are so much more than just these two! This article will introduce you to different ice creams you can try in Japan!
Eating ramen is probably one of the must-do things while you are in Japan. But this time, how about trying a Japanese popular comfort food hiyashi chuka instead of ramen? It is a cold ramen, or sometimes called ramen salad, that many of ramen shops in Japan offer only in summer. So, here is a list of popular hiyashi chuka places in Tokyo!
Firstly, if you haven't been to Kichijoji, you should go as soon as possible! The place has everything: a huge park with a pond, bustling shopping streets and even and an old-style yoko-cho, or back alley street area, with lots of interesting Japanese taverns and restaurants. Kichijoji has its fare share of excellent yakitori restaurants. Yakitori generally refers to grilled chicken on skewers. Here are five places you should try while visiting Kichijoji town.
Now that summer in Japan is here, it's a great time to enjoy the beach, some waves and great food! Enoshima is a very popular destination for beach-lovers and surfers alike. Definitely a great place to check out!
Eel, or unagi as it is known in Japan, is a very popular summer dish. It is said to help your body fight "natsubate" (suffering from the summer heat). Osaka has great unagi that is usually crispier than what you find in the Kanto region. Make sure to try these delicious stores if you live in Osaka or travel here.
As the weather is increasingly getting hotter, it seems like you cannot cool down no matter what you do. But with a glass of cold iced coffee in hand, walking around the city is a lot more enjoyable. Here is a list of the best iced coffee shops in Tokyo.