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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…

Try Various Cacao Treats at This Specialty Chocolate Shop in Kanagawa

Chocolate Design Company’s VANILLABEANS opened in the year 2000 as an online shop on Rakuten (楽天). But as their delicious chocolates received the Rakuten Shop of the Year award three years in a row from 2010, they decided to create an actual shop in Yokohama (横浜). The flagship shop near Bashamichi Station (馬車道駅) roasts cacao…

Learn All About Japanese Castles at the Oshiro EXPO 2016 in Yokohama!

Are you a fan of Japanese castles? Do you make it a point to visit these historical fortresses while in Japan? Are you fascinated by these beautiful structures which have withstood the test of time and continue standing tall and proud to this day? If you like castles and want to see them in one…

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…