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!
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!
The idea of a penis festival may sound outlandish, but actually, it's a conservative Shinto religious tradition many Japanese folks take seriously. So there's a solemn aspect to it, but you can also have fun there! Here's how to enjoy it.
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.
Eating a meal of nagashi somen requires a dextrous hand with chopsticks. Otherwise, your dinner could flow right past you!
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.
Ichiran has just opened in Tokyo its first branch ever serving pork-free and alcohol-free ramen. Give it a try! The new restaurant is located in Shinjuku.
If you have the chance to visit Osaka, there is an unavoidable cheesecake you can only buy there. The name of the shop is "Rikuro Ojisan" or "Uncle Rikuro" and there are several locations in Osaka. Not only locals but visitors are going crazy for this fluffy cheesecake! Once you try it, you'll understand why..
If you haven't already, you should definitely explore Shin-Okubo, Tokyo's Korean Town. The area boasts some of the city's best affordable restaurants. Here's an article that introduces 5 of the very best Korean restaurants of Shin-Okubo that aren't too hard on your wallet!
Sushi Sugita is said to be one of the hardest restaurants to book in Tokyo, but don't let that stop you! Eating at this restaurant is truly worth the effort given how spectacular of a culinary experience it is!
You've probably heard of cat cafes if you live in Tokyo but have you heard of dog cafes? They do exist although there are not as common. Here are a few places you might want to check out if you're a dog lover!
Both inside of Japan and around the world, one of the most popular types of ramen is called 'Hakata Ramen.' This article will talk about the origins of Hakata ramen and introduce the original Hakata ramen restaurant (it's still open)!
There are so many different types of seaweed available in Japan. Here's how to eat it and their specific health benefits.
Japanese sweets are always one of the most popular genres of food among people visiting from outside of Japan. This article is a guide to the many kinds of Japanese desserts! Enjoy this list of Japanese desserts.
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!
Komeda's coffee (コメダ珈琲) is one of the most common and popular cafe in Japan. They offer very relaxing time with great coffee and food. Give it a try while you are in Japan!
Have you ever tried Japanese curry? It's nothing like Indian curry; it's less spicy but slightly sweet, savoury, and creamy. It blends with Japanese sticky rice perfectly. It is truly a Japanese comfort food everyone loves. Go Go Curry is a chain restaurant which serves one of the best Japanese curry Kanazawa-style, which is "katsu curry" (with pork cutlets as a topping).
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.
Namba is the southern part of Osaka and is considered to be the heart of Osaka. If you want to dive into Osaka's unique culture, here is a list of the top things to do in Namba, Osaka.
The area around Kameido Station is known for its delicious gyoza (fried Chinese dumplings). There are so many shops in the area offering gyoza that we decided to make a list of 5 of the best to help decerning gyoza seekers. Enjoy!