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.
Cartoon character Gudetama has a new Cafe in his honor in Ikebukuro neighborhood of Tokyo. Make sure to go while it lasts! Gudetama will only honor us of his presence until January 21st, 2018.
Hakata udon restaurant in Kichijoji serving tempura, meat, and udon bowls with a super rich broth and soft noodles.
Have you ever tried Japanese ice cream flavors? Maybe a lot of people might be familiar with green tea ice cream or mochi ice cream, but there are so much more to discover! This article will introduce you to different ice creams you can try in Japan! They're dangerously addictive!
Finding a nice place to have a breakfast is not always easy. Just to make your life a little easier, here's a list of places you can have breakfast in Osaka!
Teppanyaki is a cooking style on an iron plate Japan has become very famous for. Nothing tastes better than a teppanyaki steak! But the cooking style is not just limited to beef. You can also have seafood for instance. If you are looking for delicious teppanyaki restaurant in Shinjuku, here are the best places!
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!
Tokyo has over 6,000 ramen restaurants. These selected 20 joints constantly rank among the best. Here's the general shop info for each and the rating by our Japanese ramen experts.
"Welcome home Master!" she says as you walk in the door! Japanese maid cafes have been around for a long time. Known for their cutesy girls and maid outfits, they also serve up some pretty decent food and drink options too. If you're after a unique experience when in Tokyo, read on for the top 8 maid cafes in Akihabara.
Omurice is a popular Japanese dish that people generally eat at home. At the same time, it is a popular dish mainly served in western style restaurants in Japan. There are many unique restaurants that serves omurice in Kyoto. Here's the list of places you should definitely visit while you're there!
Health drinks or energy drinks are widely used in Japan. You see them in commercials everywhere you go! Feeling tired and losing energy, but confused by the Japanese words written in the packaging of energy drinks? Here is simple information on what to get for an energy boost!
Conveyor belt sushi 回転寿司 (revolving sushi) is part of Japan's modern food culture and is a definite must-try. One of the most famous conveyor belt sushi chains in Japan is Kura Sushi (pronounced "kurazushi" in Japanse). Let's see why it is so famous!
If you haven't heard of Japanese pancakes yet, this should definitely be on your must-try list! Japanese pancakes are much fluffier and lighter than American pancakes. If you're a pancake lover, this is what dreams are made of!
How about trying one of Tokyo's beautiful rooftop bars for a romantic night out? You can catch a glimpse of Tokyo's beautiful skyline with all the flashing lights. If you like drinking, why don't you go to a rooftop bar and enjoy the view with some tasty cocktails? Here are 5 recommended bars with the best views in Tokyo!
This article presents the 5 types of Japanese soy sauce and what dishes you can make with them.
Namba is the southern part of Osaka and is considered to be at the heart of Osaka's culture. If you want to know about Osaka's unique history, here are the top things to do in Namba, Osaka.
Looking for vegan food in Osaka? Don’t worry, Osaka is a vegetarian-friendly city offering variety of vegetarian food - traditional Japanese food, Italian, Indian, desserts, and more! Here is a list of recommended vegan restaurants you should try when you come to Osaka.
Karaoke is so common and popular that you can find a bunch of karaoke places in Japan. It is now widely known in the world, but karaoke in Japan might be slightly different from the ones in your country. One thing is for sure, that is, it is exciting enough to make people obsessed with it. You need to have this unique and exciting experience at least once while you are in Japan!
Shinjuku is a gourmet spot which offers a lot of variety and good quality restaurants for breakfast. Here is our selection that includes the best spots in Shinjuku to have breakfast or brunch.
Hokkaido milk tea has become quite popular around the world in recent years. This article presents how milk tea is made in Japan, and also introduces some well-knowns tea shops in Tokyo that serve the famous drink!