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Want to Make Your Own Food Replica? Visit This Shop in Tokyo’s Kitchen Town!

Kappabashi Street is a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan popular for its various restaurant and kitchen supply stores. Aside from those, however, there is a shop that sells “fake food” or food replicas called Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya. Their food replica products are ideal for display and souvenirs. Why don’t we check out the step-by-step process…

Make Your Own Realistic Food Replica in the Fake Food Capital of Japan

Almost every city in Japan has a dish or specialty they can boast about. Gujo (郡上), however, is famous not for its cuisine but for its food replicas. If you’ve ever been to a Japanese restaurant, you will have seen the plastic foods displayed at the entrance. These models are quite convenient for restaurant owners…

Witness the Art of Sushi by Japanese Chef Jiro Ono in This Documentary

In my opinion, I believe that cuisine is a very delicate form of art that many people either take for granted or forget about due to its abundance and regularity. By gathering different ingredients from completely different ecosystems (which in themselves are either tasteless or incompatible), one can so delicately combine them together in the…

Dining Out in Japan? Here Are 11 Useful Things That You Should Know

Today, I am going to introduce you to 11 useful things that you should know when it comes to having a meal in Japan or having a meal with your Japanese friends. From the moment you set foot in a restaurant until you leave, this article has got you covered! 1. Food sample I have…

Enjoy Japanese Food Sample Art With These Cute Bookmarks

Japan is an expert when it comes to creating realistic-looking food samples. Many restaurants display these samples in their windows as an example of the food they serve, and to attract more customers with very real looking plastic food. For us folks who do not own a restaurant, we appreciate fake food as well, it…

Real or Fake Japanese Food? Can You Tell the Difference?

If you have been to Japan, surely you’ve noticed the food samples being displayed outside restaurants and different establishments. These delightful looking foods range from sushi and sashimi, ramens, tempura and even drinks making customers decide which food to choose. yaizu.gr.jp/ But of course, these realistic looking foods aren’t actually real but are made of…