- Coffee addict. Often hangs around with friends and family for great foods, desserts and cafes.
Other than the ordinary fried chicken, the buffet provides assorted kinds of pasta, soups, bread, and sweets. Alert to beer lovers, all-you-can-drink beer plan is available! Located at Lalaport Expo City, Osaka since 2015.
The famous Tsujiri brand is now making a matcha-flavored yatsuhashi, a type of wagashi (traditional Japanese dessert) that is basically a rice dumpling stuffed with red bean paste and folded in a triangular shape. This type of wagashi is available in various flavors. Yatsuhashi has the perfect amount of chewiness and goes perfectly with green tea.
Kawagoe is a town that tells the story of olden Tokyo. It has also a manufacturer of a craft beer known as the COEDO Beer. The beer is made from sweet potatoes which are produced in abundance in the region. In Kawagoe, you can enjoy the local beer while time traveling back to the Edo period.
Japanese style pasta is something you should try in Japan. It is called the wafu pasta (和風パスタ). It is mostly served at the price similar to ramen or other lower mid-range res. Spajiro is specialized in making great Japanese style spaghetti for a reasonable price. Sounds great? I thought so too!
Goodbye Summer, Hi Autumn! Japan is changing season from summer to autumn starting from September. New harvests of chestnuts will be available in the markets for sale. Chestnuts are often used as ingredients in traditional sweets and other dishes. Chestnuts can be eaten from morning to night. They have a good nutritional content and can be cooked in various ways.
Vending machines are everywhere in Japan. It is hard to keep an eye away from them and to resist the temptation of pressing on buttons to get something. Canned coffees are handy and come in 185ml formats with prices ranging from 90-130 yen.
Spring in Japan attracts many tourists around the world mainly for hanami (cherry blossoms viewing). Japan also celebrates a few big events during the month of March. March is also an interesting month where the weather is undergoing a change from winter to spring. Here's a list of what you can do throughout March while your stay in Japan.
Thinking of a short getaway in March? Why not grab the last chance to ski while it is still available. Here are some locally known ski resorts in Japan that you might or might not have heard of before.
At CICADA, you can enjoy a wide range of authentic Mediterranean cuisines from Moroccan to Portuguese to Italian. The atmosphere of the restaurant is great for families and friends, as well as corporate events.
Mexican food is a great choice for comfort food! Frijoles is one restaurant in Tokyo that serves delicious Mexican street food.