Tokyo is a bar-goer's heaven! Here's Favy's list of 19 of the coolest bars in Tokyo you should check out while you're here. From old-school Japanese cocktail bars to absinthe bars, we got you covered!
There is an overwhelming number of foods you can try in Japan. It varies by region and by season, so it's like diving into a deep, delicious ocean of novelty! Yum! There are loads of new foods to discover during the summer in Japan, they are generally light and refreshing, but oh so ever delicious! Here's one you should try! It's a jelly noodle called tokoroten!
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!
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!
Tokyo Station is a huge bullet train hub. Chances are that if you're traveling from Tokyo to somewhere else in Japan, your journey will start at that station. While on the train, it's customary in Japan to eat a bento box lunch bought at the station. These are commonly called ekiben. Enjoying your ekiben in the train is a fun part of the traveling experience in Japan so make sure to grab yours before getting on the train. Here are some good places to buy some them at the Tokyo Station.
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.
Do you know what Teishoku is? It may be a term that you want to be familiar with before making a visit to Japan. This article will help you learn about the Japanese Teishoku culture and find out where you can eat them.
Imagawayaki is a type of Japanese dessert made of a pancake-like coating and an adzuki sweet bean filling. You'll find in this article the explanation of what it is, where to find it in Tokyo and even a recipe for you to try at home!
Here are all the types of Japanese food which are cooked in front of you; some are cooked for you, some you cook for yourself at your table. Be sure to try them all, they are all delicious and uniquely Japanese!
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!
"Karashi" is a traditional Japanese condiment which will add some spiciness to your daily dishes. Karashi is very spicy, compared to the western mustard which is usually not that much spicy with the mixture of vinegar and other ingredients. This post will not only introduce the Karashi mustard itself but also post some dishes which go perfectly well with karashi!
Torikizoku is a casual Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers) chain that has locations all over Japan. Everything they serve is 298 yen! If you're a gourmet on a budget, this restaurant is a must-try.
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.
The Korean boom was thought to be slowly dying down in Japan, but it has clearly regained in popularity lately! The Korean gourmet trends often come to Japan one by one and can be especially seen in Tokyo's Korean town, Shinokubo. You need to try this cheese hot dog!
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.
Yokohama is a beautiful port city to visit during a nice sunny day, but did you know that the city is also a great spot to enjoy some of the best nightlife in Japan? Here is a list of things to do at night in Yokohama you should absolutely know about!
A vegetarian's favorite, oshinko is healthy and yummy!
Today in this article, we will introduce 'kaiten sushi' (conveyor belt sushi) restaurants in Akihabara. If you have a craving for sushi, but don't want to spend a lot of money, conveyor belt sushi restaurants are the way to go. Despite being inexpensive, many are actually very delicious!
If you haven't tried the much talked about Japanese souffle pancakes, you must make these for a lovely brunch at home. Love isn't measured by material things, but in this case, the height of this pancake tower is a great measure. This fluffy pancake recipe is 100% pure love!
Japanese cuisine is known for being incredibly delicate and flavourful, it is also very intricate in its preparation and beautiful plating. You don't even have to spend a fortune to enjoy Japan's beautiful cuisine. Here are some of the most beautiful Japanese dishes you should try!