food

Experience This Tokyo Immense Food Festival Where the Goal Is to Fill Your Tummy!

What’s your image of the summer season? While each country has a different perspective of it, the three most significant ones that will first pop into mind in Japan would be fireworks, music, and of course, outdoor food festivals. If you’re in Japan and looking for a good place to enjoy both outdoor food and…

Find Food, Fun and Furry Friends on Ueno’s Ameyoko Shopping Street!

The first time I went to Tokyo, I stayed for over a week. I couldn’t get enough of the city. By the end of the first few days, though, I had started to run out of tourist attractions to visit. I got in touch with my friend, a native Tokyoite, and asked what I should…

Game Bar Gluck: A New Place In Tokyo to Relax and Play Board Games After Work!

Looking for a place to spend a little time after work with friends to loosen up and de-stress? Sometimes, the usual izakaya is not what people want to look for. For some, there are different ways to have fun and to spend time instead. And recently, this place has been getting jam-packed with visitors. twitter.com/…

Did You Know These 4 Interesting Facts About KFC Japan?

Kentucky Fried Chicken or simply KFC is one of the most popular fast food chains in the world. It was founded in 1930 by Colonel Harland Sanders and now has more than 18,000 outlets worldwide. But did you know that KFC Japan is quite unique compared to other KFC’s around the world? Read on for…

Croquette, the French Dish Loved By Japan Gets Its Own Festival In Shimokitazawa!

Whether traditional or foreign-inspired cuisines, one reason why Japan has made a place in the hearts of many people around the world is because of the delicious dishes that have been created over the centuries. When it comes to food, Japan loves to add its own character and recreate the whole dish making it more…
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All About Sakura in 2017: From Gorgeous Locations to Crazy Items and Food

The sakura season is already upon us! In certain regions of Japan, the iconic flower has already begun to bloom, drawing visitors from all over the world. Likewise, our sakura-related articles here on Japan Info have received plenty of visitors as well! For those of you who want to know everything there is to know…

Crucial Tips For Saving Money When You Live in Japan

So you’ve finally come to Japan as a new teacher, started unpacking, and are eagerly exploring Google Maps for places near you. However (depending on your contract, of course), it might be up to 2 whole months until your first salary. Japan is full of such wonderful things to see, places to go, food to…

Would you like to know Colonel Sanders’ Secret Ingredient used Only in Japan?

Japan is famous for its unique food culture. Not only are long-beloved foods like sushi and tempura included in menus but ramen, gyoza, and other dishes from outside the country have been incorporated. These and other dishes have all been given an original Japanese twist. For example, Baskin-Robbins’ sakura ice cream, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ matcha…