A vegetarian's favorite, oshinko is healthy and yummy!
Here is everything you need to know about Japanese black soybean tea, from its many health benefits, to where to buy it, and where to actually try it in Japan!
If you want to have pizza delivered to your home or hotel using an English-friendly service, here are the 5 best pizza delivery restaurants to try! Enjoy!
Gyudon is a rice bowl dish topped with simmered beef and onions that is commonly eaten in Japan. It is absolutely great and also easy to make. Gyudon recipes usually require dashi (Japanese cooking broth) and sake (alcohol), but you probably don't have them. So, I'll introduce two recipes, one without dashi and the other without sake.
Shochu is a kind of Japanese traditional spirit. Its Alcohol content varies usually from 25 to 30% and it has taste and smell that are quite characteristic and different from sake. Shochu can be enjoyed simply straight, on the rock, but it makes a nice cocktail base as well, by adding fruit juices and other beverages. This post will list only the most popular shochu-based drinks you can make on your own in a whim!
Never heard of "mekabu"? If you haven't, you're certainly not alone! In Japan, it's commonly eaten for its nice texture, taste, and nutritional benefits. Outside of Japan it's still relatively unknown. This article will give you information on the mekabu seaweed, how it's eaten, and its nutritional properties.
Onigiri is an awesome dish that can be eaten right about any time of the day. It can be breakfast, a snack, or a meal on the go. You can stuff it with your favourite ingredients and it can be prepared at home or bought in specialized restos or convenience stores.
Seaweed is an important element of Japanese cuisine. However, outside of Japan, few people know what kinds of seaweeds are consumed and how they are consumed. Many foreigners are surprised to know that seaweed can be the basic flavor of a simple tea infusion called kombu cha. Here is an introduction to the Japanese seaweed tea!
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!
You definitely should try this amazing Japanese dish at home! Omurice, basically fried rice wrapped in an omelet, is one of Japan's favorite and is served at many restaurants. You can easily make it with simple ingredients at home.
Summer is here! In Japan, they have summer festivals in many places and the people love to go there wearing yukata (Japanese traditional clothes). They have A LOT of food stalls everywhere at the festivals, offering a variety of food and snacks to eat while watching fireworks.
Royce is the brand of high-quality chocolate that is the most renowned in Japan. Find out what makes it the best chocolate in Japan and what flavours to try! Be sure to bring some back for your family and friends back home too!
Kyubey is one of the most well-known sushi restaurants in Tokyo. While you're visiting the city, you want to try the best sushi you can, right? This is definitely a great option, and a meal here shouldn't disappoint. Read on to find out more about the restaurant and reservations.
Eorzea Cafe is a themed Final Fantasy cafe based on the universe of FFXIV. The interior will blow you away, and the themed foods will thrill any fan of the famous Square Enix game. There are only two in Japan: one in Tokyo and another in Osaka. Here's a look inside the branch in Akihabara, Tokyo!
Chef Motokichi Yukimura has elevated the omelette-rice dish of Japan - called omurice - to a virtual work of art! His restaurant Kichi Kichi in Kyoto makes his signature dish See it right before your eyes. See the fluffy omelette burst beautifully over the rice under Motokichi's precision cut!
Would you like to try a super popular Japanese dessert recipe at home? Here are two simple recipes you can try: Japanese purin and the matcha version. Yummm
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.
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.
Afternoon tea is always a delightful way to spend time with you friends or loved one. There is always a wide variety of things to try; from sweet to savoury, it is always an exciting experience. Here are some of the afternoon tea places you should try in Tokyo; whether you are looking for something traditional or with a Japanese edge, all of these are exceptional!
Tokyo has over 3,000 sushi restaurants ranging vastly in price and type of establishment. Whether you want Michelin-starred high-end sushi or cheap kaiten sushi (sushi train) or anything in between, this article introduces the best places for each genre you can find in Tokyo!