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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…

Eat This Cup Noodle With Ice to Keep You Cool and Refreshed This Summer in Japan!

Summer in Japan is hot and humid, which is why it tends to be less popular than all the other seasons. Aside from summer festivals and the beach, there seems to be nothing much to look forward to. This is the reason Nissin Cup Noodle (日清カップヌードル) released a reprise of their Cup Noodle Somen (カップヌードル…

Everything You Need to Know About the Refreshing Japanese Somen Noodles

In the sweltering summer, it is inevitable that your appetite might be affected and that you will probably crave for something light and cooling. In that case, why not try some somen which can give you that much-needed energy boost and refreshing feeling during the summer season? Read on to find out more about the…

Visit Tempura Matsu in Kyoto for the Perfect Summer Noodles Served in Ice Bowls!

Looking for a new serving suggestion that will knock you off of your feet? Eating food using a ceramic dish is typically plain and boring. Although there are a lot of variations which attempt to break away from the ordinary, Japan wins by creating a cooler alternative in serving your favorite noodles by using a…

Top 10 Best Japanese Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried Yet

Japanese food is world famous. It is commonly accepted that Japan has one of the world’s great food cultures, on par with the likes of Italy and France. You can go to most any place in the world and find sushi, Kobe beef, and many other Japanese delicacies. But there are many other great Japanese…

Somen Noodles: From the 8th Century to Nowadays

There is another type of noodles that has been enjoyed by the Japanese since time immemorial besides udon, ramen and soba – the somen. Usually served as a comfort food during summer days, somen noodles have come a very long way throughout the years. The Early Years umaimon-p.nifty.com/ The history of somen dates back to…

5 Types of Japanese Noodles: Delicious and Satisfying

Noodles are one of the staple foods in many cultures including Japan. A lot of Japanese dishes use noodles as the main ingredient, such as Ramen and Udon. Small shops, restaurants, and even food vendors during the festivals are filled with all kinds of noodles. So what are some of the most famous and tasty…

5 Delectable Japanese Dishes to Help You Beat the Summer Heat!

People in Japan often lose their appetite during summer, when the weather is hot and humid. When you don’t want to eat anything heavy, cold summer dishes can help to fight fatigue and nourish your health at the same time. If you come to Japan in the summer, here are the top 5 summer dishes…

Summer: Time to try Nagashi Somen

Somen and Nagashi Somen Maybe some of you already know what Somen is. Somen is a Japanese noodle made from wheat flour that are thinner in diameter than the standard noodles. It becomes a favorite dish in Japan during summer, as it is usually served cold and is eaten by dipping it in a sauce…
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