Discover Nagoya’s Comfort Food at These 2 Kishimen Noodle Shops in the Area

Nagoya (名古屋) is popular for its Italian-like flattened udon called “kishimen” noodles. This is a staple cuisine in the area and it can be eaten by first-timers to Japanese cuisine. Its broth is considered to be between the Kansai (関西) and Kanto (関東) style. The noodle is 4.5 mm or more in width, 2 mm…

Taste the New Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor at Its Pop-Up Store in Nagoya This Summer!

From June 3 to July 2, 2017, there will be a pop-up Ben & Jerry’s (ベン&ジェリーズ) store in Nagoya (名古屋). The pop-up store is located on the first floor of Nagoya Station’s (名古屋駅) Takashimaya (タカシマヤ). There previously was a pop-up store in the same location back in November 2016, but after receiving many requests for…

Try Unique Variations of Bread Rolls at This Specialty Cafe in Nagoya

The coppe-pan (コッペパン), a kind of bread roll that pretty much resembles a hot dog bun, has been part of the Japanese food culture ever since World War II. Interestingly, a cafe in Nagoya specializes in offering a modern twist on coppe-pan by providing a variety of different flavors. Check it out! PINE FIELDS MARKET…

Have an Entire Day of LEGO Fun at the Soon-To-Open LEGOLAND Japan!

LEGOLAND Japan, the most awaited attraction for children, is going to open this coming April 1, 2017 in Nagoya (名古屋). Its specially designed train has already started its service on the Nagoya Rinkai Rapid Transit’s Aonami Line (名古屋臨海高速鉄道あおなみ線) since March 27, 2017. The theme park is a place where you can find a full day…

Enjoy Scrumptious Breakfast Meals at These 8 Cafes in Nagoya

I feel like having a slow breakfast in Japan has become a luxury because of how busy people are and how early mornings start. I completely understand that every second of sleep is more valuable than making time to get a good breakfast for a lot of people. But if you happen to be around…

Enter Totoro’s World in Nagoya’s Moricoro Park

Many who venture to Japan will, of course, visit the Ghibli museum in Tokyo. For any fan, it truly is a magical place that allows you to enter the world of Ghibli like never before. However, this is not the only place in Japan to get that Ghibli fix you so desperately crave. If you…

Check Out Japan’s Latest Healthy and Delicious Creation: Salad Cake!

Japan is the land of foodies – with a variety of ethnic cuisines available almost everywhere. For a country that literally has dozens of kit kat flavors alone and ‘mash ups’ of everything – from cheesecake in a crepe, rice inside an omelette and even curry bread, it shouldn’t catch anyone by surprise to find…

Try These Delicious Pancakes With a Japanese Twist at McDonald’s in Aichi!

Japan has been no stranger to strange and creative food ideas. In the spring, McDonald’s Japan served plum seasoned sakura fries and the Sakura McFizz. However, most of these interesting food creations by McDonalds are mainly savory foods made readily available in all of their outlets. It is rare that Mcdonalds would create an area-specific…
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