- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
Häagen-Dazs releases heaps of Japan-limited flavors that often include some traditional ingredients such as matcha green tea powder or mochi. You should definitely give Häagen-Dazs limited editions a try while you're in Japan.
Want a standard ramen with an outstanding taste? Ichiran is the place for you to go! Ichiran Ramen is a chain restaurant with branches everywhere in Japan. Find out why so many people queue to have their delicious bowl of the Japanese iconic food!
The combination is innovative, to say the least! You can enjoy two of Japan's iconic foods that ramen and fugu (blow fish) combined in one unlikely dish.
"Rishotan Shosaikan" In Kinshicho, Tokyo: Chewy Rice Noodles In A Succulent, Rich Stew Made With Cubed Pieces Of Meat!
At Rishotan Shosaikan in Kinshicho, Tokyo, you can enjoy Chinese Hunan cuisine that is made with superb homemade rice noodles topped with "kakuni" (stewed cubed pieced of meat).
Shirakawa-go is a picturesque little hamlet in Gifu prefecture designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an extremely popular tourist destination. While you are visiting, you can have a taste of the local cuisine in the villages charming restaurants, many of which are operated inside beautiful historical houses the village is so famous for. Here are some recommendations!
Not sure where to start when you visit Kichijoji? This guide is for you. I've included the essential information about how to enjoy both the nature-side and the urban-side of this famous Tokyo neighborhood.
Sushi-making takes many years to master. It comes from a long tradition and is widely known as the quintessence of Japanese cuisine for the refinement of the presentation of the pieces. Contemporary Japanese artist Takayo Kiyota is now pushing the boundaries of sushi-making as an art form to another level by creating intricate maki sushi rolls drawing here ideas from pop culture and classical paintings! Here is more on this maki sushi artist.
Japan has countless special festivals and traditions that occur in the spring. Read through this article to get ideas of how to get the most of Japan from March to May.
Visiting Japan in May is arguably the best time because the weather and temperature are so comfortable. There are also some very interesting spring events happening. Here is a list of 6 things you should definitely consider doing while you are in Japan in May.
Menkoidokoro is a little gem in a residential area of Yoyogi. Its signature Chuka Soba ramen has lots of toppings, irresistibly chewy noodles and is simply succulent and outstanding; true ramen connoisseurs will not be disappointed.