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KFC Japan has Turned it Up a Notch with All Class and more Deliciousness!

KFC is no doubt very popular among many people in Japan, especially when it comes to its succulent chicken. You can almost say that this fast food chain has become the embodiment of chicken in the country. Now add in a bit of Japanese creativity to the fast food chain with a single idea recreating…

Eat and Drink Sinfully at ’DevilCraft’ Hamamatsucho!

DevilCraft Hamamatsucho is a craft beer and Chicago-style pizza joint. It was originally opened in Kanda in 2012 but a year later, a branch was opened in Tokyo. The three beer enthusiasts who founded the place saw the lack in good food served at pubs and bars in Tokyo. Thus, opening the DevilCraft turned it…

3 Japanese Snacks that Will Go Perfectly with Your Late night Beer

When you are out for a drink with your friends in Japan, you may notice a plate of nosh put in front of you to accompany your beverage. Here are a few common options you may see at bars, or izakaya. Don’t be shy, dig in! Boiled Soy Beans (Edamame) These are a great and…

Beat the Heat with 5 Summer Limited Edition Foods!

Hello sweltering summer heat! Salt in the air, sand in my hair..And yummy limited edition foods in my hands! Each season, new and exciting flavours are released at convenience stores, supermarkets and restaurants, and I make a beeline for them. The tropical, refreshing flavor palette of summer has come to help beat the heat. Besides…

Enjoy your cold beer in the best Beer Gardens of Tokyo!

In summertime, beer is very popular among the Japanese. Only in summer, some restaurants open special facilities that serve beer. It is normally open air spaces or rooftops. However, these facilities also serve non-alcohol beverages for those who don’t drink beer. So let’s enjoy Japanese summer at its beer gardens! As a metropolitan city, Tokyo…

3 Interesting Beer Museums in Tokyo

If you are beer connoisseur and you are based in Tokyo, here are the three beer museums you can visit. You can sip a beer and look at the history of local beer making. 1. Yebisu Beer Museum Being one of the oldest breweries in Japan inspired from the German beer making techniques from late…

What is Sakuraniku Meat?

When you hear the word “Sakuraniku”, you must be thinking of some flowers right? No, it has nothing to do with the Sakura blossoms. Actually “Sakuraniku” is Horse meat. Because of the color of the meat, it is named like that. “Niku” means meat in Japanese. This might sound a bit harsh to some readers,…

Sugidama: That Cedar Ball Hung in front of Doors in Chizu

Author’s photo Have you ever seen a ball-like object in either brown or green hanging in front of a sake brewery or a Japanese house? If you are from Chizu or have been to this town, you may probably know what is that strange spheric decoration hanged in front of the doors of Chizu’s houses…