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Savour the Goodness of Akita’s Local Flavours with Japanese Dish Kiritanpo!

At the mention of Akita Prefecture (秋田県), what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it beautiful snow-covered scenery during winter? Or the famous hot springs at Nyuutou Onsen (乳頭温泉) nestled within Towada-Hachimantai National Park (十和田八幡平国立公園)? Or Tamagawa Onsen (玉川温泉) featuring the charm of the old Showa era (昭和時代)? Akita has an abundance of…

Did You Know These 4 Interesting Facts About KFC Japan?

Kentucky Fried Chicken or simply KFC is one of the most popular fast food chains in the world. It was founded in 1930 by Colonel Harland Sanders and now has more than 18,000 outlets worldwide. But did you know that KFC Japan is quite unique compared to other KFC’s around the world? Read on for…

Would you like to know Colonel Sanders’ Secret Ingredient used Only in Japan?

Japan is famous for its unique food culture. Not only are long-beloved foods like sushi and tempura included in menus but ramen, gyoza, and other dishes from outside the country have been incorporated. These and other dishes have all been given an original Japanese twist. For example, Baskin-Robbins’ sakura ice cream, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ matcha…

Marukin Yakitori: The Cheapest All You can Eat and Drink Bar!

Eating out in Tokyo can be expensive but if you know the right places to go then you can get good food at a low price as well as a nomi-hodai (all you can drink) over a set time. A great place to have both is the yakitori (grilled chicken) chain Marukin which has branches…

Satisfy your Fried Chicken Craving with KyoChon!

KyoChon is actually a food establishment from South Korea. When asking for recommendations on where to eat upon visiting, the consistent answer was to go to KyoChon. For the uninitiated, Kyochon is South Korea’s answer to fried chicken. But not just any fried chicken, their chicken is 100% from natural ingredients and is NOT fast…

Top 7 Weird Japanese Foods to Try/Avoid!

Visitors to Japan often have a short list of delicious foods they want to check out on arrival – but what about those oh-so-local foods that might not make it onto the hit list? Japan is famous for sushi and sashimi, but let’s take a look at some of the lesser known delicacies that you…

Fried chicken? No, it’s Karaage!!

Do you know Karaages? I think those are similar to fried chicken. But taste are different than fried chicken. The difference between Karaage and fried chicken is the process to make them. When you cook fried chickens, you put flavor into flour to chicken be fried. On the other hand, when you cook Karaage, you…