- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
7-Eleven convenience stores are ubiquitous in Japan. Especially in big cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, a 7-Eleven "konbini" (Japanese name for convenience store) is always within a short walking distance of wherever you are. They can be quite fun to explore, as they offer a good variety of cheap snacks that can only be found in Japan. Here is more on 7-Eleven convenience stores.
Along with the standard burgers and fries, the Japanese restaurants have some interesting and unique menu items that you might want to try out. Here what you'll find at a McDonald's in Japan and the prices!
Hozenji Yokocho is a beautiful historic street in Osaka. So many people visit the area to see a quaint cityscape and to eat delicious foods. If you go to Osaka, this alley should definitely be on your list. Here is more on Hozenji Yokocho.
Imagine a yokocho alley made up entirely of ramen restaurants. Sounds like a dream? Well, your dream can come true in Sapporo! The Sapporo Ramen Yokocho is a famous alley not just for its concentration delicious ramen but also for being the originator of the miso ramen! Here is more on this famous spot!
If you're looking for great pizza in Roppongi, you might want to consider these 5 popular pizza locations!
For a limited time, McDonald's Japan is offering a crispy hazelnut and chocolate pie on its value menu.
There's a new American Scone at Starbucks Japan that will definitely fulfill your caramel cravings. Here's all you need to know about this new dessert.
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.
Looking for a cool, stylish or crazy cafe in Harajuku? This list is for you. These are the best cafes in that area where you can have fine coffee accompanied with a nice dessert and/or a light meal.
Toka Ebisu Festival is an event held every year in Osaka from the 9th to the 11th of January. It is part of the new year's celebration of visiting a shrine. For this occasion, the purpose is to pray for commercial success. This is a major event in Osaka that is interesting to take part in if you happen to be there!