Korean food

Find Tokyo’s Best Korean Food in K-Town Shin-Okubo

Japan boasts a large Korean community, and many of its members live in Tokyo. Shin-Okubo is the Korea Town of Tokyo and if you are in the mood for some tasty and stuffing Korean food, this is the place to go! Are you not (that) familiar with Korean cuisine yet? Do keep reading to find…

Tsuruhashi Korea Town: The Korean Essence of Osaka

Living in Osaka means being immersed in Japanese things every day, from using fabulous Japanese cosmetic products to eating various Japanese dishes to attending concerts and cheering for your favorite J-band. But what if, you are like me, a fan of Korean beauty products, food, and music? Then, in this case, you must pay Korea…

Satisfy your Fried Chicken Craving with KyoChon!

KyoChon is actually a food establishment from South Korea. When asking for recommendations on where to eat upon visiting, the consistent answer was to go to KyoChon. For the uninitiated, Kyochon is South Korea’s answer to fried chicken. But not just any fried chicken, their chicken is 100% from natural ingredients and is NOT fast…

Yakiniku: DIY Dining at its Finest!

Eating beef was only legalized after the Meiji Restoration period. At this time, the Meiji Emperor thought of ways to promote beef consumption. To persuade people, he even ate it in public. “Steak” was translated as “yakiniku.”   hokkaido-prefecture.weebly.com/ Origin of Yakiniku After WWII, yakiniku became noticeably popular in Japan. It was said to be…

Shin-Okubo: The Korean Town of Tokyo, Japan

If you are looking for anything Korean from food, to cosmetics, to souvenirs, to anything related to K-pop or your favorite Korean idols, head to Shin-Okubo! It is located north of Shinjuku with Shin-Okubo station on the Yamanote line as the best access to the area. After exiting the station head to the right and…