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The Stark Difference Between Sushi in Japan and the U.S.

Adopted by American celebrities and businessmen back in the ’60s for its exotic appeal, sushi has since become one of the most popular cuisines in the states. Though, it has had a dramatic makeover from the traditional sushi you would find anywhere in Japan. If you claim to be a lover of sushi but have…

Where to try Japan`s fresh and delicious tuna?

Since you came all the way to Japan, seafood is a must and tuna occupies a top spot among Japanese people. However, where should you head to indulge yourself in the refined and delicious Japanese cuisine? Maybe choose the popular Tsukiji fish market or Tokyo’s new fish market, Toyosu Market? Or better! How does enjoying…

Check Out These 8 Local Cuisines to Try In Tohoku!

Tohoku is a vast area located in the north of Japan, right below Hokkaido. It is surrounded by mountains and sea areas, which is why it is known for its amazingly fresh and beautiful cuisine. If you are planning to visit the area of Tohoku, you will be impressed by the fresh ingredients, the variety…
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Midori Sushi in Tokyo: Easy on the Pocket and Delicious!

There is no doubt that sushi is one of the most popular Japanese dishes in the country. Many Japanese people love this handmade specialty, and tourists and travelers have learned to love this dish more and more over the past few years too. Therefore, many tourists want to try Japanese sushi first-hand on their travels…

Edomae Sushi: A Tradition of Japanese Fast Food

30 years ago not many people outside of Japan have tried one of its most delicate foods: sushi. However, these days chances are that you have had Edomae style sushi at least once before. What is Edomae style sushi exactly? And how did they come up with it? In Front of Tokyo Bay   The…

3 Amusing Facts About The Land Of The Rising Sun

You think you know everything about Japan? Think again! Here are 3 facts about Japan that will blow your mind! 1. The World’s Biggest Tuna came From Japan jp.fotolia.com/ Japanese love their sushi. One particular popular kind of sushi is maguro – or tuna. The world’s most expensive tuna ever sold was a 222-kilogram Bluefin…

Japanese Rice Balls (Onigiri): What’s Inside?

Who doesn’t love a quick snack that is healthy and full of nutrition? Japanese rice balls are great, convenient and quick, pre-wrapped, and easy to eat. No utensils required. Before you chow down on an unknown filling, get to know your rice balls (onigiri)! The insides are a mystery. Some stores are kind enough to…

Katsuobushi – Inevitable ingredient of Japanese dishes

Katsuobushi Have you ever noticed thin wood-like shavings floating in the Japanese soups. If you have tried any Japanese soup, dashi is the main base ingredient in them, which is made from dried Bonito. The shavings that you can see in the soups are nothing but the dried fish flakes which have been a unique…