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!
Today in this article, we will introduce 'kaiten sushi' (conveyor belt sushi) restaurants in Akihabara. If you have a craving for sushi, but don't want to spend a lot of money, conveyor belt sushi restaurants are the way to go. Despite being inexpensive, many are actually very delicious!
Summer is here! In Japan, they have summer festivals in many places and the people love to go there wearing yukata (Japanese traditional clothes). They have A LOT of food stalls everywhere at the festivals, offering a variety of food and snacks to eat while watching fireworks.
The Japanese word 'harumaki' （春巻き）translates to 'spring roll' in English, and refers to those deep-fried, crispy rolls filled with various vegetables and meat. But are spring rolls Japanese? And how are they different from egg rolls? Read on to find out more. Scroll to the end for a recipe/
Afternoon tea is always a delightful way to spend time with you friends or loved one. There is always a wide variety of things to try; from sweet to savoury, it is always an exciting experience. Here are some of the afternoon tea places you should try in Tokyo; whether you are looking for something traditional or with a Japanese edge, all of these are exceptional!
Jiromaru is a tachigui (stand and eat) yakiniku restaurant in Okachimachi, near Ueno Park in central Tokyo. The chef is a beef expert and chooses only the highest-quality cuts of meat to serve each day. If you're curious about tachigui, or you want to try some high-grade wagyu at an affordable price, Jiromaru is definitely worth a visit!
LeTAO is a very popular company producing a cakes and desserts in Otaru, Hokkaido. They are best known for the cheesecake called "Double Fromage" that attracts many people.
Motsunabe is a kind of Japanese hot pot from Fukuoka Prefecture. The main ingredients are "motsu", beef innards. This post will introduce you the recipe of motsunabe. The ingredients for motsunabe are cheap and it's motsunabe is easy to make, so let's give it a try!
For a true taste of Japan, try these 2 easy "wafu" Japanese dressings you can make with a few basic Japanese ingredients. The first is a sesame and soy sauce based dressing and the other one is an onion and carrot based dressing.
If you're going to try Japan's finest beef, might as well try it at its birthplace! Here are the absolute best restaurants to try Kobe beef and all the various ways it can be eaten!
As long as you can get your food from the plate to your mouth, does it really matter how you hold your chopsticks? Apparently, if you ask many Japanese people, they will tell you that it does. Don't worry, This article will show you the proper technique, along with a trick to help you train!
Umeshu translates to plum wine. It is a very enjoyable drink which you can easily make on your own! Umeshu also has many health benefits, which gives you another reason to try it!
Eating a meal of nagashi somen requires a dextrous hand with chopsticks. Otherwise, your dinner could flow right past you!
Dashi is a fundamental ingredient you cannot go without when making any Japanese dishes. Dashi is basically a soup full of umami flavor. You boil typical ingredients such as kombu seaweed, dried sardines, katsuobushi flakes and other things to make it. Here's everything you want to know about dashi.
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!
Torikizoku is a casual Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers) chain that has locations all over Japan. Everything they serve is 298 yen! If you're a gourmet on a budget, this restaurant is a must-try.
Many of you might already know Japan is famous for its quality beef, such as "Kobe beef", "Matsuzaka beef" to name a few. However, not just only the common meat cuts but also "horumon", or the innards, are very popular and often eaten in Japan. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the amazing world of horumons!
What's the difference between Japanese rice and other rice? What is short-grained rice? How do you cook Japanese rice in a rice cooker? Is Japanese rice healthy? Read on to see the answers to these questions (plus more information you didn't know you wanted to know!)
Here are the best shows to deepen your understanding of Japanese food culture! From food competitions to light shows, here are some of the best shows on Netflix regarding Japanese cuisine!