- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
Here is a guide to what you might want to try while you visit Osaka's famous Naniwa Kuishimbo Yokocho. Do not miss the takoyaki, special curry, kushiage and the many other Osakan gourmet foods!
Cocktail bars, clubs, and live jazz bars! If you are looking for a variety of fun spots to visit to fully enjoy the nightlife of Kobe, here's a list of things to do to that has a bit of everything for everyone. These spots are not tourist traps; they are most of all popular with the locals!
If you are looking for things to do in Ginza at night, this is a great guide for you! It includes the areas best addresses for bars and late night cafes as well as two very popular clubs.
Tempura is one of the best-known Japanese foods. Served freshly-made with a nice soy-based dipping sauce, it's hard to think of a more irresistible food. Not as greasy as most western-style deep-fried foods, the Japanese also use many types of vegetables as tempura ingredients. Some might even say that Japanese tempura is healthy for that reason. So if you happen to be in Shibuya looking for tempura, here is the lowdown of a few places worth going to for tempura.
Yokosuka is famous for its American naval base and a particular cuisine that developed around it. One of the most famous foods of Yokosuka is the curry. It seems to be very popular with the navy personnel as well as the Japanese locals. So if you go there, you'll have plenty of restaurants to choose from. Here are our 5 picks for something good guaranteed!
Ikebukuro has a plethora of good cheap restaurants. Among them, you'll find a good many yakiori joints. If you want to eat yakitori there but you're not sure where to go for great-tasting grilled chicken on skewers, here's the information you need!
Nagasaki is known for being one of the most culturally diverse cities in Japan. It has received influences from many cultures from being Japan's only open port for a long time in history. With Chinese and European influences, ramen found here is also very diverse and delicious thanks to this history. Make sure to try these stores if you are in the area!
Tonkatsu is a very popular dish in Japan that isn't so well-known outside of the country. It consists of breaded deep-fried pork cutlets cut into slices! Most people who aren't familiar with it tend to love this dish! A definite must-try!
If you love shabu shabu, a type of Japanese "nabemono" hotpot, consider the shinkuku as your next stop for finding a great restaurant. Here's the lowdown on shabu shabu restaurants in one of Tokyo's busiest and exciting district.
If you love anime and if you're into cosplay, this event should really be on your bucket list. Here's the essential information on Tokyo's biggest anime event.