Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for the Tohoku region! Tohoku (東北, literally east-north) is the northeastern region of Japan's Honshu island. The Tohoku region consists of 6 prefectures: Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata. Tohoku is famous for beautiful coastlines such as the Sanriku coast and Matsushima, and also for its fresh seafood.
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Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2019: Be prepared to be dazzled by stately lantern-warriors!

The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is one of the big three festivals of its kind in the Tohoku region. "Nebuta" is in reference warriors carried on floats traveling to the center of the city. Aomori puts on an amazing spectacle with gigantic lantern-floats surrounded by dancers in unique costumes dancing to traditional music. This event attracts approximately 3 million people every year. A must see!

5 dangerously addictive ramen joints in Aomori

Aomori has a lot of really great-tasting ramen joints, with some local variations too! Make sure to try these outstanding places next time you're in the area.

Iwate Snow Festival: One Of The Great 5 Snow Matsuris In Japan

Looking for a way to enjoy Japan's scenic beauty in the winter while experiencing a traditional festival or "matsuri". The Iwate Snow Festival offers you just that! Here's more on this event.

The World of Paper and Bamboo: Join Sendai Tanabata Festival from August 6th to 8th, 2019!

Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!

Where To Have The Best Ramen in Sendai!

When in Sendai, you should try some of the awesome local ramen joints to sample of the local dishes! Here are the best places to do so!

The Lowdown On Cheap Sushi In Sendai

These are 5 restaurants in Sendai that are pretty much the best in terms of quality for sushi sets and meals that are under ¥3,000.

5 Exquisite Yakiniku Restaurants In Sendai

Sendai is famous for its beef, so what better place to have yakiniku? Here are some of the best yakiniku restaurants in Sendai.

Akita Kanto Festival 2019: The Most Authentic Matsuri Experience in Akita

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Tohoku region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!

The Best Teppanyaki Restaurants In Akita

Teppanyaki is a type of Japanese cooking style that uses a large iron plate to grill. It can be used for cooking all kinds of meats, seafood and okonomihyaki (a type of savoury Japanese pancake). If you are in Akita city and would like to try this type of cooking, here are three addresses you should try.

Omagari Fireworks 2019: Unbelievably Beautiful Fireworks Competition in Akita!

Omagari is located in Akita prefecture, and Omagari Fireworks takes place in August every year. It is one of the major and traditional fireworks competition festivals in Japan. It's a must-visit fireworks festival in Japan!

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