'Yoshinoya' is a well-known chain restaurant that specializes in donburi(rice bowls) at a super cheap price. The restaurant recently began selling canned versions of their donburi, which can be eaten at room temperature without any cooking!
Tokyo is a city with a great café culture, and there are hundreds of quality cafés throughout the city worth exploring. Today, we're introducing 3 unique cafés where you can get amazing latte art, awesome food, or awesome café deserts. Enjoy!
'Kyoto Gatten' is a "Tempura Pub" restaurant in Kyoto that offers the chance to experience a wide variety of traditional Japanese foods and beverages all in one place! Starting this summer, the restaurant is offering a 'Matcha Experience,' included with lunch where guests can make their own matcha!
Yup, this is really a thing. Tokyo's super-popular ramen chain 'Menya Musashi' has created a tapioca milk tea tsukemen that they are offering for a limited time. It seemed too ridiculous to be true, so we went to check it out for ourselves!
'Farms by Good Munchies' is a brand new, gourmet burger restaurant that opened in June, 2019 in Tokyo's Harajuku neighborhood. The restaurant is the second location of a highly-regarded burger shop called 'Good Munchies,' with a focus on artisan ingredients and unbeatable service.
Shirasu is the Japanese word for the boiled and partially dried fry (baby fish) of the sardine family. The small, see-through (white when cooked) fish that are a popular ingredient in Japanese cooking. In addition to being delicious, they are also very nutritious!
Hirome Market (Hirome Ichiba in Japanese) is located near Kochi Castle, and is a place for locals and visitors alike to fill their stomachs with some delicious local and international food. The nostalgia-inspiring market building is packed with approximately 65 street stall-style restaurants!
Located 2 minutes away from Urawa Station, Just north of Tokyo in Saitama Prefecture, 'Toriton' is a ramen shop that serves a bowl called 'Megaton Ramen,' which has one of the largest pieces of chashu you'll ever see!
Ten Ten Kitchen is a Taiwanese restaurant that will let you want to taste every day. The restaurant, hidden away in Setagaya, on the outskirts of Tokyo, has always featured authentic Taiwanese food. The cooks skillfully use Japanese ingredients in combination with Taiwanese cooking techniques to create delectable dishes.
Honestly, many of Osaka's best bites are unlikely to ever find their way into the prestigious Michelin Guide. However, if you're curious to try a Michelin-rated restaurant, here is a list of some of the best in Osaka. The brief list includes 3, 2, and 1-star picks, as well as Osaka Specialties.
Tokyo is buzzing about bubble tea right now. The Taiwanese tea drink featuring tapioca pearls has spead like wildfire throughout the city, and now some wacky variations are starting to appear. Here are 4 interesting bubble teas that we want to try this summer!
Nagoya is a fantastic place to eat. What the city lacks for in activities, it makes up for with its delicious restaurants and local cuisine! Here is our list of 5 ramen restaurants that shouldn't be passed up in Nagoya!
For a limited time this summer, Koufukudou, a well-known wagashi (Japanese sweets) chain will be offering cherry daifuku mochi! Most people have probably had the strawberry version of this popular sweet, but the rarer cherry version is also delicious!
Koharuken is a long-established western-style restaurant that has been active since the Meiji era. Their specialty is the katsudon, rice bowl with deep-fried pork cutlet, egg, and vegetables.
Shimogamo Shrine is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto, dating back more than 2,000 years. The shrine has a forest, beautiful buildings, and special 'mizu mikuchi,' fortunes that only appear when you dip them in water. This is a special place in Kyoto that is often overlooked by tourists!
Terunari offers a variety of innovative Japanese and French cuisine. Japanese and wine. French and sake. Enjoy this delicious mixture!
On June 7th, 2019 (National Doughnut Day in the U.S.) Krispy Kreme dougnuts is partnering with Gaba English schools to offer a free Original Glazed doughnut to anyone who places their order in English.
'tHe Good MoR~Ning' is a special yakiniku restaurant near Daimon Staion, Tokyo, that serves a mix of traditional and original yakiniku in a small, hip storefront. If you're looking for a yakiniku restaurant that breaks the mold, this is a great place!
Sansho peppercorns are an interesting Japanese spice that produce a distinctive tingling sensation in the mouth when eaten. They have a unique, tangy flavor that is disliked by some, but loved by many. The powdered version of the pepper is a commonly used Japanese condiment that is worth trying!
The festival, held at Yoyogi Park, brings together soba noodles from all over Japan. On top of that, you can also taste 100 varieties of sake.