McDonald's in Japan offers some unusual and sometimes straight-up wacky Japan-only items! Check out this list to see what's so different about McDonald's in Japan! Here's what you'll find at a McDonald's in Japan and the prices!
Thanks to the Legend of the Guardians movie, there is a growing interest in owls. What fascinating and beautiful creatures they are indeed. If you would like to interact with one in real life, you should definitely check out one of these seven amazing owl cafes in Tokyo, Japan.
You think you know mushrooms until you come to Japan! There are so many varieties and even more ways to enjoy them. Let's find out what are the health benefits of eating mushrooms and how they can be prepared!
Omotenashi is the Japanese version of hospitality, and an important part of Japanese culture. It's one of those things that is easy to recognize, but difficult to describe. This quick article will be my attempt to explain omotenashi in a way that makes sense.
All you need to know about this fancy, tasty, big-eyed, red fish. If you're in Tokyo and looking to eat some kinmedai, check out the restaurant recommendations at the end of the article!
Japanese cuisine is known for being rather mild as the Japanese palate doesn't seem accustomed to spicy food. However, what do you do when you miss that spicy zing to your dish? Well, you can try some of these spicy dishes and ingredients while you're in Japan if you're a spice-lover!
Japanese crepes are basically rolled-up French crepes with a good amount of various fillings. Here's how to make them and the ingredients generally used as filling.
If you'd like to know which items are popular at Starbucks Japan, please check out this article! It contains the standard and special frappuccino drink items in English! Frappuccinos in Japan are quite bold and interesting! Plenty of pictures included!
Sanma is the Japanese name for the Pacific Saury, a fish that is usually caught in autumn on the northeast coast of Japan. They are packed with nutrition, rich in flavor, and wonderful to eat in a variety of preparations.
Japan has quite a few popular chocolate brands that are very tasty. Luckily, many are also halal! Here is a brief list of some of the most popular products that are okay for Muslims to eat!
What's the difference between Japanese rice and other rice? What is short-grained rice? How do you cook Japanese rice in a rice cooker? Is Japanese rice healthy? Read on to see the answers to these questions (plus more information you didn't know you wanted to know!)
What is "Tonkatsu"? You've probably heard of this dish, which is easily confused with "Tonkotsu". Here's an explanation as to what it is and where to enjoy it in Tokyo!
What is Donburi? A Japanese word you've probably numerous times by now. This article explains what it, how to make it at home and where to have it in Tokyo too! Enjoy!
Wait what? $4500 for a watermelon?! You've got to be kidding - yet I kid you not! Densuke Watermelons are like the luxury car in the watermelon world. Grown only in the island of Hokkaido, Japan their numbers are limited every year! Densuke Watermelons are possibly the world's most expensive watermelons!
This article presents the 5 types of Japanese soy sauce and what dishes you can make with them.
This article is all about menma (the food, not the character from the popular anime 'Naruto'). We will cover the following topics: What is menma? What does menma taste like? Can bamboo kill you? How do you make menma at home? And more. Enjoy!
Many of you might already know Japan is famous for its quality beef, such as "Kobe beef", "Matsuzaka beef" to name a few. However, not just only the common meat cuts but also "horumon", or the innards, are very popular and often eaten in Japan. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the amazing world of horumons!
Tofu is an important part of Japanese cuisine, and in Japan, there are many varieties to be found. Here is a guide on the various types of Japanese tofu and how they are used.
If you're a cat lover, you should definitely visit a cat cafe in Tokyo. You can enjoy delicious drinks while playing with heart-meltingly adorable cats. Here are 5 popular cafes you should try in Tokyo!
Japanese curry, unlike Indian or Thai curry, is very mild and has some starch in it to make it less runny. Japanese people enjoy eating it since childhood, and you hardly hear someone saying that they dislike curry. There are many places that you can try different kinds of Japanese curry in Tokyo, so enjoy the great variation of curry that Tokyo has to offer!