fast food

Food on the Go: 3 Fast Food Apps You can Use in Japan

With smartphones ubiquitous and delicious fast food, what better way than to get it on the cheap, by combining apps and fast food. This may help you navigate the world of fast food in Japan, or find some familiar comfort food on your trip. These apps are all free, downloadable from iTunes etc, but for…

Want a Healthier Burger Option? Try Freshness Burger!

Japan always strives to make the freshest food possible. Many food chains compete for fresh, seasonal cuisines with the least calorie intake. A burger chain which is popular for this and has been operating since 1992 is known as “Freshness Burger.” It was founded by Mikio Kurihara. The First Freshness Burger The first idea for…

Japanese Fast Food, Not Junk Food

In most countries when you think of fast food you would usually think of foods such as hamburgers, pizzas or fried chicken and while you can of course find all of these in Japan, they are not the only fast food options available on the high street! Japan has lots of its own fast food…

Gyudon, the king of Japanese fast food

GYUDON These fast food restaurants don’t serve foods like hamburgers, french fries, or sodas. These restaurants serve beef bowls, which are known as “Gyudon” in Japanese. It is a bowl of rice topped with beef and onions, which are simmered in a mildly sweet sauce, soy sauce and mirin. Sometimes, Japanese people love to add…