Shochu a quintessential Japanese spirit alcohol. To know more about this great Japanese alcohol, including the many ways to enjoy it, please read this post!
Many people are both curious yet scared of trying this typically Japanese dish. But is the fear justified? How many people do actually die from blowfish poisoning every year?
"Yosenabe" is the most basic kind of nabe, a Japanese hotpot dish you can try. Basically, there are no rules when making yosenabe. Ingredients can be any vegetable, meat, or seafood you like. All you have to do is to cut the ingredients and put them into the pot, and simmer! Let's give it a try!
There are so many ways to enjoy Japanese festivals, they are so animated and fun because of all the festival games and booths available. You don't have to be a kid to try them all! Now you'll know how to enjoy some traditional Japanese games.
KFC is a major chain restaurant in Japan. It is popular both for set meals and take-out, especially during the winter holiday season.
Dotonbori is one of the most iconic areas in Osaka, Japan, and it is often featured in guidebooks or on social media. Yes, it's where the running Glico Man sign (a symbol of the city) and all the flashy 3D signboards are. Check the following places out to make your Dotonbori visit unforgettable!
Nashi pears are a type of pear found in Japan. They have been grown for over a thousand years. This article will tell you all about the Japanese nashi pear: what it is, the popular types, and how Japanese people consume them.
What is dango, anyway? How is it different than mochi? Do you eat it hot, or cold? What does it taste like? What kinds are there? Where can I get some? How do I make dango? All of these questions will be answered!
Yamaimo isn't a widely known root vegetable, but it is really delicious and has many health benefits! This article will present the vegetable, its health benefits and how to eat it! Enjoy!
The mikan fruit is an important part of the food culture of Japan. Frozen or grilled, it's consumed in a variety of simple ways. This article presents the ways Japanese eat their most popular citrus.
Mister Donut, as known as "Misdo", is one of the most popular chains in Japan. They not only offer donuts but also pasta, ice cream and even dim sum! Check out the menu of the most popular donut chain in Japan.
At 512 Cafe & Grill in Roppongi, their specialty dish is the super fluffy brûlé pancake. Before cooking the pancake, they add meringue to the pancake mix so that the pancake becomes very soft. You have to try it out for yourself!
While in Japan, you probably want to try the best that Japan has to offer terms of sushi. Here are the best 15 high-end sushi restaurants you need to splurge on at least once in your life to have a memorable and delectable sushi experience!
This article will introduce ten of the BEST Japanese sake brands you can possibly have in Japan. Also, at the end of the article, we list some restaurants and bars where you can go to try some of the sakes on this list!
We're here to answer your wagyu-related questions! Wagyu literally means 'Japanese beef.' Of wagyu cows, almost 95% are of the black-haired (黒毛 'kuroge') breed, of which there are many sub-breeds including all the most famous types of wagyu (Kobe, Matsuzaka, etc.)
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!
Have you ever heard of "oden"? It is a common Japanese winter (and autumn) dish. It can be served at restaurants, food stalls, convenience stores, and made at home. One interesting thing about oden is that it has a great variety of ingredients. Here is a list of common items you'll find in a pot of oden!
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular foods in Japan so you just have to try it while you are in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in popular 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.
Mozoku 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! Of all the seaweeds consumed by the people of Japan, Mozuku is perhaps the most unique. It has amazing health benefits, and it can only be found in Japan, specifically, around the islands of Okinawa Prefecture.
You think that your McDonald's Big Mac or fries are the same whether you are in Japan or the USA? Actually, they aren't! Find out they differ in terms of calories and macronutrients.