Japanese food (washoku)

Find Out About This Delicious Variety of Sushi in Beautiful Nagasaki!

Out of the hundreds of varieties of sushi available in Japan, there is one that is very popular named ‘Tekkamaki’. Japanese people consume a huge amount of this sushi, and will often eat it to celebrate special occasions or just for a tasty meal. While the entire country has their tekkamaki in the orthodox style,…

Try These 2 Absolutely Delicious Japanese and Tex-Mex Combinations!

Imagine having two of your favorite cuisines mixed up to give you some awesome mouth-watering dishes! Both Tex-Mex, an abbreviated form for Texas – Mexican, and Japanese cuisines are popular around the world. Be it tacos, sushi, or frijoles, you are going to love the combination of these items in what can be called a…

Want to Treat Yourself to a 3000 Dollar Japanese Beef Bento Box? Check This Out!

Many people know bento as an inexpensive quick lunch option that is perfect for working professionals, retirees, students, and many other people. You can easily find these lunch boxes pretty much anywhere in Japan, and there are many shops selling them in major cities abroad. Known for their taste and quality as well as their…

Check Out This Brand New Ramen Restaurant in Meguro!

Ramen, though originally from China, is a noodle broth dish that is hugely popular in Japan. As well as the regular chain restaurants with their own flavours and styles as well as national favourites, there are many stand-alone establishments as well that you can find all over the country. Sometimes, they are run for decades…

4 Things to Do in the Incredible Handa Float Festival in Aichi, Japan

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to witness and experience the beautiful Handa Float Festival (Handa Dashi Matsuri) in the city of Handa, Aichi. Only held once every five years, the event in October 2017 was the 8th edition of the festival. This two-day celebration has gained immense popularity due to a similar Japanese festival…

3 Ways to Enjoy Katsu, the Delicious Japanese Fried Food

When you travel to Japan, there’s no doubt that you will want to try as many local dishes as you can. The truth is that it’s impossible to sample all of the delicious and unique treats that the country has to offer in just a couple of weeks, but that is what makes the experience…

3 Health-Boosting Items You Can Buy at a Japanese Convenience Store

Keeping on top of your health while in Japan can be tricky, especially with all the delicious snacks that are on offer. People may claim that you are sure to lose weight while you are in Japan, and although the typical Japanese diet does include rice, fish, and vegetables, there are also many unhealthy foods…

Be Amazed By These 6 Crazy Facts About Instant Ramen!

Instant ramen is, for many people, one of the best Japanese inventions created! It has revolutionized the food industry and has now taken over convenience stores in Japan and all over the world. It comes in numerous different varieties, flavors, and sizes, and is perhaps one of the easiest foods to have on the go.…

Taste Japan’s Best Omelette Rice at This Famous Restaurant in Kyoto!

An online video showing the process of how Chef Yukimura Motokichi makes his omelette rice brought his restaurant to popularity. “Sexy” is the best word to describe his creation, and the video made me want to visit Kyoto where this restaurant is located. Let’s find out more about it! Omurice Omelette rice, or omurice, is…
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