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Dotonbori sweet treats to tantalize your tastebuds!

I’m sure you’ve all heard about Dotonbori (道頓堀) – the must-visit food and shopping district in Osaka (大阪). If not, don’t let the bright lights, masses of people and endless stores and eateries overwhelm you! This is a great place to explore, where you can spend the day shopping and eating, then go back the…

4 Places to Buy Good Inexpensive Sushi in Osaka

Sushi: a Japanese dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavored rice served with a garnish of vegetables, eggs or raw seafood. Sushi is one of the most well-known food we eat from Japan. In the United States, depending on the grade of the fish, it can be very costly. And for people like…

Try These 4 Unique Japanese Cookery and Culture Courses in Osaka!

Do you want to learn and understand Japanese culture in a fun and delicious way? Sakura Cook is a Japanese cooking school in Osaka where you can learn the proper way to prepare and cook your favorite Japanese dishes, whilst at the same time learning about Japanese food, culture, and history. Because of the special…

3 ‘Yaki’ or Grilled Dishes Hailing From Osaka That You Must Try

Osaka (大阪) cuisine is very famous and it sort of inspired other cuisines in Japan with its mouthwatering dishes. The saying that Osakans “eat until they drop,” aka “kuidaore (食い倒れ),” shows that they love food more than anything else. One of the food varieties that they love the most is the grilled or yaki (焼き)…

3 Restaurants in Osaka to Taste the Best Takoyaki in the City!

Osaka is known for many delicious dishes, especially takoyaki. This is a typical Japanese snack which is batter shaped into a ball with a small piece of octopus (tako) inside. It is normally made of wheat flour based batter and cooked in a special pan. It was first popularized in Osaka and later spread into…

The Ultimate Guide To Dotonbori: Home to Osaka’s Most Delicious Street Food

Osaka, the biggest city in Kansai and 3rd biggest in the whole of Japan, has undoubtedly some of the best street foods to offer. Right by the Glico man on the bustling side of Dotonbori, is a street chock full of local specialties. The atmosphere is lively and vibrant, with throngs of people excitedly eating…

Kuidaore, or How to Eat Yourself to Bankruptcy in Osaka

Don’t believe anyone who says they don’t like to eat. We can immediately assume that they must be not from this planet because who isn’t in love with food? Humans love food, even animals revere food! However, Osaka takes it to a whole new level. boutiquejapan.com/ Osaka is passionate about food, as validated by the…

9 Legendary Foods You Must Try When Visiting Osaka!

Do you know that Osaka is a city in Japan that is famous for its many good foods? Yes, the people who have visited Osaka before will certainly remember the goodness of its foods. Some of the Osaka dishes can also be sometimes hard to find in other cities in Japan. This article will provide…