noodles

Do You Know the 3 Greatest Udon Noodles in Japan? Have You Tried Them Yet?

Almost everyone must be rather familiar with udon (うどん) – the white, thick, and chewy Japanese noodle that can be served either hot or cold. Udon can be easily found in many places, from convenience stores to restaurants. Did you know that in Japan, there are namely three types of udon that are known as…

Catch and Enjoy Flowing Noodles at This Restaurant in Kyoto This Summer

When I decided to visit Kyoto in the summer, I knew that I had to try nagashi somen no matter what. However, after much research, I only managed to find one restaurant in the area that serves this delicacy. If you are like me and on the lookout for nagashi somen while in Kyoto, this…

Take a Break From Shopping and Head to These 2 Charming Lunch Spots in Omotesando

Omotesando is a fashionable avenue in Tokyo which targets fashion-conscious urbanites. It is known for its cutting-edge architecture, high-end shops featuring international fashion brands, and relaxing cafes and restaurants. If you ever find yourself spending a lot of time in the area, it would be best to know which places offer the best-tasting lunch and…

Discover Nagoya’s Comfort Food at These 2 Kishimen Noodle Shops in the Area

Nagoya (名古屋) is popular for its Italian-like flattened udon called “kishimen” noodles. This is a staple cuisine in the area and it can be eaten by first-timers to Japanese cuisine. Its broth is considered to be between the Kansai (関西) and Kanto (関東) style. The noodle is 4.5 mm or more in width, 2 mm…

Heading to Tohoku, Japan? Here Are 3 Delicious Local Noodles to Try!

Tohoku (東北) consists of the northeastern portion of Honshu (本州), the largest island of Japan. This traditional region consists of six prefectures – Akita (秋田), Aomori (青森), Fukushima (福島), Iwate (岩手), Miyagi (宮城), and Yamagata (山形). Tourism is a major industry in the Tohoku region. When you visit, do not miss out on these three…

Make Your Own Soba at This Traditional Noodle House in Gunma, Japan

Soba (そば) is a delicious buckwheat noodle dish that can be enjoyed either hot or cold in various sauces and broths. You can get them in most parts of Japan, and like any food, they vary in freshness and quality. Surely most people would agree that fresher is better, and what could be fresher than…

5 Reasons Why Japanese 7-Elevens Are the Best in the World

Ah, yes, 7-Eleven – everyone’s go-to convenience store. It’s one of those businesses that successfully breached geographical borders and offer goods to anyone on-the-go. Whether it’s a quick bite or a disposable item, 7-Eleven just always seem to have the right item at the right time. Same goes for the branches in Japan – only…

Do You Like Miso Soup? You Would Love this Japanese Dish from Kyushu!

One of Japan’s greatest treasures is its huge variety of delicious food. The reason why there are quite a number of dishes in Japan is due to its rich and diverse culture and history, as well as the climates which differ in various regions. Therefore, there is an abundance of different local ingredients and food…

On a Ramen Pilgrimage? Try Shinjuku’s Top 3 Ramen Restaurants!

Ramen is an inexpensive dish that you can easily find anywhere in Japan. It was originally imported from China and has become one of the most popular dishes in the country. If you happen to be in Japan, you will find ramen on virtually every corner of the country. Nearly every region has its own…

Can You Order a Bowl of Ramen in a Gas Station? In Japan, You Can!

Japan’s love for ramen noodles is evident at different times and different places. It is one of the country’s well-loved comfort foods. It has even spread far and wide throughout the world. There are so many restaurants in the country igniting people with unique ramen experience in which many of them easily spark a discussion…
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