Saba is a type of mackerel that is known for its rich, oily taste and health benefits. In Japan, it is enjoyed in so many different ways, from raw (sashimi) to canned. This article will summarize various ways that saba is prepared, talk about its health benefits, and finish with a recipe to try out.
Shinjuku is known as one of the fiercest battlegrounds for ramen shops with around 200 shops here. They are rich in variety, from classic to novelty ramen bowls. Here is Favy's list of the top 15 ramen shops in Shinjuku. Enjoy!
Contrary to a popular belief outside of Japan, kani is not imitation crab meat, it's the Japanese word for real crab. This article clarifies a few misconceptions about kani and presents how real kani is used in Japan.
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular foods in Japan so you just have to try it while you are in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in popular areas such as Shibuya and Ginza, and also restaurants of various price ranges from high-end to cheap. Surely you'll find one that fits your need.
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!
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.
KFC is a major chain restaurant in Japan. It is popular both for set meals and take-out, especially during the winter holiday season.
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!
It may be overwhelming to choose a restaurant from among Gion's vast selection of restaurants. Many are intimidating to walk in if you don't speak Japanese, so we narrowed down the list to delicious restaurants you can easily walk into. Here are the top 11 restaurants to try in Gion!
Japan has quite a few popular chocolate brands that are very tasty. Luckily, many are also halal! Here is a brief list of some of the most popular products that are okay for Muslims to eat!
Ginza is quite a popular place for tourists and people living in Tokyo because there are just so many things to do and great foods to enjoy! Here are eight of the best restaurants the district has to offer.
Are these even edible? Absolutely! Here's what they taste like, where they come from, their nutritional properties, and how they're consumed in Japan.
Thanks to the Legend of the Guardians movie, there is a growing interest in owls. What fascinating and beautiful creatures they are indeed. If you would like to interact with one in real life, you should definitely check out one of these seven amazing owl cafes in Tokyo, Japan.
Kyoto's really famous for their green tea culture, but did you know that they also have so many amazing coffee shops? Try the following places in the most authentic cities in Japan, Kyoto!
Arguably, the 5 best beer in Japan from major labels are Asahi, Yebisu, Sapporo, Kirin, and Suntory. Here are their characteristics.
Looking for the best sushi experience in Tokyo but on a budget? Try Sushi Zanmai, and you will have reasonably-priced, yet amazing sushi. It is one of the most famous sushi restaurant chains that originated from Tsukiji and has many branches mainly in Tokyo.
Sushi is the most famous Japanese dish outside of Japan, and one of the most popular dishes for the Japanese themselves. Today, we are introducing 11 of the best sushi restaurants in Ginza, Tokyo. Price range is indicated from cheap [¥] to expensive [¥¥¥]
Mister Donut, as known as "Misdo", is one of the most popular chains in Japan. They not only offer donuts but also pasta, ice cream and even dim sum! Check out the menu of the most popular donut chain in Japan.
Kyubey is one of the most well-known sushi restaurants in Tokyo. While you're visiting the city, you want to try the best sushi you can, right? This is definitely a great option, and a meal here shouldn't disappoint. Read on to find out more about the restaurant and reservations.
Reservation links included! Looking for teppanyaki restaurants in Osaka? Here are the 5 best. You can enjoy watching the chef cook supreme-quality beef right in front of you, and you will be able to taste the legendary Kobe Wagyu Beef at many of these restaurants!