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Fill Up on Delicious Food at These 3 Unusual All-You-Can-Eat Restaurants in Tokyo

While travelling, one of the most important decisions to make on a daily basis is where and what to eat. Especially in a foreign country where you may not understand the language, reading the menu alone can be pretty intimidating and you may accidentally end up ordering something you don’t like or can’t eat. What’s…

Check Out Dagashi Bar for All You Can Eat Japanese Snacks!

There are many nostalgic things in life that make us remember the good old times when we get to encounter them every now and then. The places we’ve been to when we were young, the toys we used to play with and even the snacks we once used to eat.   japazine.com/ Speaking of snacks,…

The Origin of Ramune

It’s a hot, muggy summer day, waves of heat are radiating off of the concrete ground. The streets are packed with throngs of people reveling to one of Japan’s many boisterous festivals (祭り matsuri). Out of the corner of your eye, you spot a street vendor touting his drinks. At first there seems nothing out…

“Dagashi”: The Most Nostalgic Japanese Snacks

Like in every country, there are some sweets and snacks that adults have a certain nostalgia for. One would save up pocket money, check the coins twice or three times before purchasing and calculating a hundred times to check if there is a way of getting ‘more’ for the same money. Numerous childhood memories are…

Have you tried the Japanese snack DAGASHI?

Have you heard of “Dagashi”? Dagashi are actually sweets but a little bit different when comparing them with the usual sweets or snacks. The purpose of Dagashi (cheap snacks) is to be able to be cheap and filling. So Dagashi is a type of really popular snack for children. But sadly, today it is hard…

What a Cheap and Yummy Japanese Snack!

Many Japanese people grow up eating Dagashi. Dagashi (駄菓子) is unlike Wagashi, Let me explain why. Wagashi is very formal sweets which often accompanies afternoon tea. On the other hand, Dagashi is usually eaten by children and is seen as a casual snack. Therefor they are extremely cheap, usually between 10 and 50 yen. Why…