Chinese cuisine

Welcome 2018 With These 3 Chinese New Year Events in Yokohama!

Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan and is a great place to visit from Tokyo. It is home to the beautiful Yokohama Bay, an exciting theme park with a variety of attractions, and Japan’s famous Chinatown. Chinatown in Yokohama has a long history and is an exciting place to visit for fantastic snack…

Taste Some of the Best Cuisines at These 4 Iron Chef Restaurants in Tokyo

For those fans of Iron Chef (料理の鉄人) and the newest iteration Iron Chef America, you probably already know the premise. It takes top chefs from each cuisine – French, Japanese, Italian, and Chinese just to name a few – and has them going up head to head against another chef with a secret ingredient. Growing…

Delicious Gyoza and Awesome Cheap Eats at Dumpling King in Japan!

Chinese food is popular with locals and expats alike in Japan, and where better to get some delicious Chinese grub than at a branch of the popular Dumpling King chain? You can find a Dumpling King (餃子の王将) in almost every prefecture in Japan and their popularity is evident through the length of queues to get…

The 3 Largest Chinatowns in Japan

Areas known as “Chinatown” exist almost everywhere in the world. You can find them in North and South America and Europe, but also more down south in Africa, Australia, and also all over Asia. Japan also has its fair share of Chinatowns. oogeewoogee.com/ In Japan, the 3 largest Chinatowns are located in Yokohama, Nagasaki, and…

Taipien (Vermicelli Soup), a Kumamoto Chinese Fusion Dish: Delight Your Tastebuds!

Kumamoto has a variety of famous dishes, from raw horse meat, to mustard stuffed lotus root. One food occasionally overlooked by tourists is a type of Chinese food unique to Kumamoto. Taipien is one of those delicious fusion dishes that will leave you wanting more! c.gurutabi.gnst.jp/ The origins of the soup are debated, but it…

Come to Utsunomiya, Gyoza Heaven!

In Japan, every area is famous for its own special dish. Because of this, a trip around Japan can be filled to the brim with culinary delights. In this article, we are traveling to Utsunomiya to Tochigi for some delicious Gyoza. History tokyoweekender.com/ Legend has it, soldiers that returned from China after the war brought…

Seven Treasures Mala Soup: So Spicy Food does Exist in Japan!

Fall is approaching and what better to warm oneself up than with a tongue and gut numbing hot and spicy soup? Personally I love this clear spicy broth and can have it any day in any season (though no one seems to know what I’m rambling on about when I mention steamboat)! Seven Treasures, read…

Best International Restaurants in Roppongi, Tokyo

What comes to your mind when you hear about Roppongi in Tokyo? Roppongi hills, or the home of many foreign embassies? Yes, Roppongi is one of the famous areas of Tokyo. Besides all the above, this area is also popular for its nightlife scene for foreigners and local people. tokyoyakei.jp/ Due to all of this,…
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