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22 Things to Do in Fukuoka, the Gorgeous Southern Prefecture in Kyushu

Fukuoka is a prefecture in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost main island, which is well loved for its pleasant weather and stunning natural beauty, as well as its ancient temples, beautiful beaches, and the ruins of Fukuoka Castle. This charming area is a place to enjoy the sunshine and the unique Hakata ramen, which is famous in…

30 of the Best Hotels in Osaka for a Fun and Fabulous Stay in 2017

Osaka is famous for being the city from which many of Japan’s most well-loved comedians hail. It’s also the home of delicious street food dishes, Universal Studios Japan, and the famous Glico Running Man sign that is one of the most photographed spots in Osaka. Visitors will not be short of things to do and…

12 Types of Japanese Street Food to Look Out For at Summer Festivals

Yaki (焼き) street food is one of the favorite types of food of many locals and visitors alike. If you are visiting Japan in the summer season, especially during festivals, the following types of street foods are common at food stalls, called yatai (屋台), on the streets and close to event venues. “Yaki” simply means…

3 ‘Yaki’ or Grilled Dishes Hailing From Osaka That You Must Try

Osaka (大阪) cuisine is very famous and it sort of inspired other cuisines in Japan with its mouthwatering dishes. The saying that Osakans “eat until they drop,” aka “kuidaore (食い倒れ),” shows that they love food more than anything else. One of the food varieties that they love the most is the grilled or yaki (焼き)…
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Enjoy Eggs the Japanese Way With These 7 Dishes!

Japanese cuisine is well-reputed for its outstanding dishes, unique etiquette, and the wide variety! The Japanese restaurants are all over the world introducing Japan’s authentic taste to foreigners through delicious Sushi, Sashimi, Teppanyaki, Ramen, and more sold at restaurants all around the world. But who knew Japan had such a long history when it comes…

HaruTake, Takoyaki and More in This Week’s Hot 10 Articles!

Hi, readers! This is the Japan Info staff. We wanted to say thank you for always reading our articles and we’ve got a way for you to enjoy them more! Out of all the posts that have been published over the last week (August 1st to 7th) on Japan Info and/or on Facebook, we are…

How Full Can You Get With The Bakudan-Yaki − Takoyaki on Steroids?!

Some of the many things that tourists to Japan have on their to-do lists include getting to experience the different beautiful seasons of Japan, visiting the numerous sights and attractions there is to see, and of course, they do not forget to have a taste of the unlimited number of delicious Japanese food there is…

Octopus Balls: the Japanese Snack That Isn’t What You Think It Is

On one of my first visits to a Japanese restaurant in the UK I daringly ordered something called ‘octopus balls’ and imagined myself to be chowing down on the nether regions of some poor mollusk. However, I now realize that what I must have been eating was takoyaki (たこ焼き), a fishy snack that was popularized…

3 Restaurants in Osaka to Taste the Best Takoyaki in the City!

Osaka is known for many delicious dishes, especially takoyaki. This is a typical Japanese snack which is batter shaped into a ball with a small piece of octopus (tako) inside. It is normally made of wheat flour based batter and cooked in a special pan. It was first popularized in Osaka and later spread into…
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