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Donburi: A Complete Package of Happiness in One Bowl

Donburi or don (literally “bowl”), is a Japanese rice bowl dish. It consists of fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together and served over rice. Japan has invented the Don in the late 1800’s as a convenient meal-on-the-go. Throughout the years, the Japanese continued eating and innovating the Donburi into a wide range of…

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…

Gyudon, the king of Japanese fast food

GYUDON garrulousgaijin.files.wordpress.com/ 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…

Colorful Japanese Pickles

TSUKEMONO jp.fotolia.com/ Japanese people usually call these pickles as “Tsukemono”. They used so many kinds of vegetables and fruits (such as radish, cucumber, ginger, plum, and etc.) to be pickled in salt, brine, or a bed of rice bran. Sometimes, they also used seaweed to pickle mixtures for flavor and variety. These pickles are served…

Fast Food in Japan: Quick, Cheap but Not “Junk”

store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp When hearing the words fast food, the global chain restaurants such as Mc Donald’s or Burger King or other famous ones come to our minds first. As it may be commonly known, fast food can also be referred to as “junk” food because it is not considered very healthy. The associations we have with…

Sukiya! Five Reasons To Love the Diner

japanrestaurant.net/ Are you looking for a place to eat gyudon? Sukiya might just be the place for you. Here are the reasons for you to love this fast food restaurant. 1. Cozy and Warm Ambiance. whatnowkapow.blogspot.jp/ Despite the prices being cheap compared to other restaurant, Sukiya is a welcoming place. It has a homey interior…

Must try: Top 3 Best Gyudon Shops in Japan

Gyudon is one of the main foods in Japan. The name comes from the combination of two words- “Gyu” which means beef and “don” which is short for donburi, which is a food served on top of rice in a bowl. Gyudon is a famous donburi dish which consists of beef strips cooked in a…

Enjoy Japanese food on a budget!

Japanese food is famous all over the world. For example: Sushi, Tempura, Udon, curry rice, Yakitori, Okonomiyaki, Tonkastu and etc. There are many restaurants to dine at in Japan. This time I will introduce you the reasonable Japanese fast food restaurants. Do you know what a beef bowl is? If you never tried a beef…