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Try Max-sized Japanese Fried Chicken at This Restaurant in Beppu, Oita Prefecture!

Oita Prefecture, on the southern island of Kyushu, is particularly popular for a variety of food which comes from the sea and mountains. Besides being blessed with hot springs, it is also known for its chicken karaage, a Japanese dish of chicken deep fried in oil. Many different establishments serve this dish but one particular…

Get to Know Japan’s Main 3 Convenience Stores for 24-Hour, High-Quality Needs

People who have been to Japan and have attested to the country’s impressive convenience store lineup aren’t exaggerating. Japanese convenience stores, or “konbini” in Japanese, have tons of surprises that will make your first, second, and perhaps even third visit a “wow moment” experience. The presence of these shops is no longer limited to urban…

On a Budget? Try These 5 Affordable and Delicious Foods in Japan!

If someone mentions Japanese food, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Sushi (寿司) and ramen (ラーメン) have already gained substantial popularity in some countries. Right now, I live in a European city where I can eat them at many Japanese restaurants. But, sometimes, I do miss the taste of Japanese food available only…

Who Knew Japan Loved Fried Food This Much?

I’m a new writer to this site, but after living in Japan for 4 and a half years, I thought I’d like to share my experiences through the eyes of a third generation nikkei (Japanese descent but born and raised in the western world). I was born and virtually lived my whole life in Canada.…

4 Sinfully Tasty Junk Foods to Enjoy in Japan!

Junk food in Japan is not like the junk food we know so well in the West, it is often a lot tastier in my opinion! Most of the time, these foods are eaten as a part of people’s snack routine. These snacks can make a great companion during that idle time at work or…

The Annual Karaage Festival is Coming: Fried Chicken Ice Cream Anyone?

Japan is well-known for a strange hybrid of food combinations. From strange black burgers with squid ink buns, a myriad of kit kat flavors including wasabi, and the ever popular sakura everything (Pepsi, donuts, and even red bull). On top of that, there are also the bizarre ice cream combinations too, from matcha to plum…

5 Famous Japanese Grubs for the Foodie in You

We all know how Japanese food can be delicious. It’s possible that not everyone has the opportunity to try Japanese food, but of those who have, the majority opinion is that Japanese food is tasty and healthy. I had the opportunity to eat Japanese food a few times and I always loved it. Of all…

4 Dishes that are Loved in Japan But Unknown Abroad

Typical Japanese food As you know, sushi is the most famous and popular Japanese cuisine. Like sushi, I have heard that Teriyaki chicken is pretty popular as well. However, there are a lot more delicious dishes in Japan, especially the typical food which is called Washoku. Washoku has many good points, it’s healthy, tasty, and…

Fried chicken? No, it’s Karaage!!

Do you know Karaages? I think those are similar to fried chicken. But taste are different than fried chicken. The difference between Karaage and fried chicken is the process to make them. When you cook fried chickens, you put flavor into flour to chicken be fried. On the other hand, when you cook Karaage, you…