Ginza is known for its chic boutiques and expensive restaurants. However there are some ramen shops there that are amazingly good, original, and not at Ginza-esque prices! You should definitely try these 5 selected stores!
Best Conveyor Belt Sushi (Kaiten Sushi) Restaurants in Shibuya. Shibuya is a popular place where many young people hang out. In Shibuya, as well as a lot of shopping malls, there are many good restaurants which satisfies people in every way...! Shibuya food features "good, fast and cheap"! Why don't you experience such a Shibuya food culture with Sushi-go-round?
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.
Asakusa is characterized by a tasteful cityscape that leaves the scent of Edo. Sushi that you get in such an atmosphere will feel more delicious! Here, I will introduce the most famous Edo-style sushi bars which are representative of Asakusa.
Italian cuisine is one of the most sought after cuisines in Tokyo. Whether you'd like to give your palate a break or you'd like to try something you can only find here. Please take a look at these recommended Italian-Japanese fusion cuisine restaurants. Authentic Italian know-how with a touch of Japanese magic!
There are so many sushi restaurants in Osaka which could be overwhelming. So here's the list of sushi places you can go!
Of all the seaweeds consumed by the people of Japan, Mozuku is perhaps the most unique, for it is primarily found around the Islands of Okinawa Prefecture. It is an important part of the food culture of all of Japan and it is something the world should get to know for its amazing health benefits!
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular food in Japan, which you can't miss while in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in major areas such as Shibuya and Ginza, and also restaurants of various price ranges from high-end to cheap. Surely you'll find one that fits your need.
There are unbelievably so many different cafes in Shimokitazawa and it's overwhelming so someone has to make a to-go list, right? So here's the list of selected cafes that you must visit in Shimokitazawa!
Shabu Shabu is a staple dish in Japan. It's everything you could want or need: thinly sliced meat in a delicious broth, lots of vegetables; its fresh, filling and healthy. What more can you possible hope for! Shabu shabu is usually beef and fresh vegetables that you cook in a dashi (fish stock broth). A little warning though, it's deliciously addictive...
Starbucks is releasing its Valentine Frappuccino on January 24. This year, they're going all out with the sugar. The theme, as they put it, is "sweet rewards" and the drink contains loads of chocolate.
What comes up to your mind when you hear the word "Japanese spice"? Wasabi? Karashi? These are great Japanese spices too. But, have you ever heard of "Shichimi"? Shichimi is a traditional Japanese spice which can easily be translated to "seven flavors" in English. This post will introduce shichimi itself, what foods you can use, and where to purchase them.
You can try this simple chicken teriyaki bowl recipe at home! Healthy, nutritious and tasty. What's more to ask for!
We narrowed down for you the 5 must-try Japanese three-star Michelin restaurants in Tokyo so you don't have to!
If you want to experience eating good sushi, you can find many exclusive sushi restaurants in Roppongi, Tokyo. This article will introduce the high-end sushi restaurants and also more affordable sushi that you can enjoy in Roppongi!
Roppongi is a very busy district with a wide selection of yakiniku (grilled beef) restaurants. If you walk around trying to decide where to go aimlessly, you will find yourself tired. So, this article will introduce 9 yakiniku restaurants that you should visit.
Matsusakagyu Yakiniku is a famous Japanese-style bbq restaurant that has a few branches in Osaka. It specializes in Matsusaka beef, a type of wagyu that is extremely famous in Japan and abroad. One branch is located in the beautiful Hozenji Yokocho alley. If you are interested in fine-quality Japanese beef, you should definitely stop by Matsusakagyu Yakiniku M in Hozenji Yokocho!
Shinjuku has the highest concentration of restos per neighborhood in all of Japan. I think it's safe to say you will get overwhelmed by the choice since there are literally thousands of restos to choose from. If you're looking for a nice place to have a relaxed dinner with friends, check out the list below! Izakaya normally entails affordable tapas and drinks.
In February, in the small town of Otaru in Hokkaido, is held the Snow Light Path Festival. Thousands upon thousands of candles are lit in the snow every evening across the town. It creates an amazingly peaceful atmosphere and makes for one of Japan's most beautiful winter scenery.
Mirin is one of the few essential Japanese condiments you have to know about! Here's an article on its origin, the types of mirin and how to use it. Recipes are included!