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!
Uni is a Japanese food that is really gaining popularity in many parts of the world. Here's the essential information you need to know on uni and how it's eaten in Japan.
Shinjuku is a district in central Tokyo that does not sleep. There are countless bars and drinking spots open until the wee hours of the next day. If you have no idea where you should go to drink, here are some recommendations that will make your night journey into Shinjuku exciting!
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.
KFC is a major chain restaurant in Japan. It is popular both for set meals and take-out, especially during the winter holiday season.
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.)
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Motsunabe is a kind of Japanese hot pot from Fukuoka Prefecture. The main ingredients are "motsu", beef innards. This post will introduce you the recipe of motsunabe. The ingredients for motsunabe are cheap and it's motsunabe is easy to make, so let's give it a try!
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.
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.