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Besides Japanese restaurants and bars, Tokyo also houses a trove of foreign cuisine restaurants. Some really good examples are Indian, Chinese, Nepalese, Peruvian, Russian, as well as Vietnamese. Right in the heart of busy, metropolitan Tokyo lays a Vietnamese restaurant that serves up authentic street fare. Vietnamese Food Author's photo Getting...

Japanese cuisine tend to use a lot of meat or meat-derived products in its preparation which can make it very hard to avoid chicken or pork-based ingredients, especially in soup stocks, marinades or sauces for those that live a vegetarian lifestyle. Even though the vegetarian restaurant scene is starting...

In the chic district of Daikanyama, independent designer boutiques and quaint cafés and bakeries line the streets. It seems like there is nothing more to do than shop and have brunch but just as there always is another side to a story, there is more to Daikanyama than meets...

Sapporo, the largest city in Hokkaido, is one of the first places to visit for many tourists venturing to the northern island of Japan. Sapporo is translated as “dry, great river” in the language of the indigenous Ainu people and is famous for its beautiful culture and traditional heritage....

Sweet potatoes are a staple starch in many cuisines across Asia and are more commonly known as yams in the Americas. They were and are still a cheap and nutritious source of carbohydrates that is also packed with vitamins and minerals, which explains its origins as a staple food...

Tokyo, the metropolitan capital of Japan, houses a cornucopia of cuisines from around the world. You name it you’ve got it: Russian, Thai, Brazilian, Belgian… and of course Peruvian! Peruvian cuisine is meat, starch, legume, and spice heavy and has roots that originate from the indigenous peoples including the...

Tucked away in one of the residential districts in the southwestern part of Tokyo is Todoroki Ravine Park. Todoroki is a quiet neighbourhood with relatively modern architecture. It fits right into the picture of an urban city, with planes and contours of buildings, roads, and train tracks. However, a...

When talking about game meats, reactions generally fall into two categories which resemble that of a love-hate relationship, people either rave or cringe at the idea of game meats. While some may draw the line at beef or lamb, others are wonderfully appreciative of relatively exotic meats such as...

Kyoto, the old capital of Japan, is known for its rustic and traditional charm. As extensive as the train network is, some of the temples and attractions are more accessible by bus. Bicycles are also available for rent and are usually priced around 1000 yen a day which gives...

A couple hours drive southwest from Tokyo lays the Izu Peninsula, which is shaped rather like India, having a south-pointing tip. Popular amongst locals and ocean lovers, the Seven Islands of Izu are home to some famous snorkeling and scuba diving spots. Being in the vicinity of Mt Fuji,...

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