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Enjoy the great taste of Japanese Curry at Coco Ichi Curry Houses!

When you’re in Japan, you’ll probably want to eat lots of Japanese food. You probably think of sushi, sashimi, rice and noodles – am I right? Well, if so, you might just be missing out on one of the most delicious Japanese dishes around – Curry and rice! Japanese Curry Japanese curry is different from…

All Aboard the Kaiten Express! Conveyor belt Sushi

Ladies and Gentlemen! We have safely arrived at Sushi Land, please claim your sushi baggage at the conveyor belt!   youtube.com/ Talk of Japan conjures images of robots dancing in neon-lit streets, geisha admiring sakura in exquisite kimono, fight-offs between sumo and samurai.. and of course, conveyor belt sushi aka kaitenzushi 回転寿司! The term literally…

British Pub HUB: Try Fish ’n’ Chips the Japanese Way with Chopsticks!

Eating out in Japan’s big cities is an adventure you will never forget. Try out Japanese or foreign cuisine or mix both at an endless variety of restaurants, bars and many more. You will generally not be disappointed when it comes to food quality, customer service and overall atmosphere.   Or, you can have something…

Yummytori or Yuckytori? Weird Parts in Yakitori You Never Knew About

What is Yakitori? Yakitori 焼き鳥 / やきとり, the ubiquitous meat skewers traditionally grilled over a charcoal fire (a bonus if it’s over binchotan white charcoal, the crème de la crème of charcoal!), are the drool-worthy epitome of happy hour or street food in Japan. There are many restaurants (yakitori-ya 焼き鳥屋) that specialize in it, and…

Floresta: The Cutest Organic Doughnuts in Japan

The other day I came across a shop with the most adorable and delicious doughnuts I’ve ever had. Floresta provides non-artificial doughnuts that are delicious and also environmentally friendly. Floresta uses organic ingredients made here, in Japan. They stay environmentally friendly by not using unnecessary wrapping and by providing the freshly made doughnuts (not stocking…

Top 5 Popular Fast Food Chains of Japan

It would seem that every tourist in Japan has tried the Japanese McDonald’s. But don’t you think it is a little too much if you are having Big Mac way back home and you are also having a Big Mac now that you are on your dreamed vacation? So, why don’t you step out of…

Summertime in Japan is good for Outdoor Dining!

It’s summertime in Japan! Of the many things to look forward to is outdoor dining. Because the seasons are very strictly observed in this country, you will find that outdoor dining is difficult to come by, even during the warmer spring days. Most restaurants won’t open their rooftops and patios to their customers until May.…

Is Izakaya the Japanese equivalent of a restaurant bar?

Japan has a lot of foreign bars and clubs, but one of its most famous hangout places for drinking and eating is the Izakayas. Generally, most Japanese people especially the university students tend to spend more time at the izakayas than the usual bars. Nonetheless, izakayas are located in the nightlife area as well as…

Have a Break in one of Japanese Coffee Shops!

Cafés are very popular in Japan. More and more Japanese prefer coffee (ko-hi- コーヒー) over tea (ocha お茶) and especially the young generation enjoys meeting, studying or just hanging out in a coffee shop. The American giant coffee shop chain “Starbucks” is particularly trendy among the young generation. But there are also a nice handful…

Jazz Cafes: Totally Japanese

Japanese people are open-minded music lovers who readily adapt foreign music cultures into their own. One genre that gained particular traction in Japan is Jazz. Of course, as most foreign imports go, the way people in Japan consumes Jazz in their own country evolves to something unique to their own country. One such example of…