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Savor Healthy Goodness at These 3 Vegetarian Restaurants in Osaka

Vegetarian restaurants are on the rise in Osaka, the second largest metropolitan area in the country. People are becoming more conscious of food diet that many are actually seeking for real vegetarian meals. Oftentimes, it is difficult to find a restaurant selling such food. To help you fill your tummy with a vegetarian diet, here…

Experience the Life of a Buddhist Monk for a Few Days at Fumonken in Kyoto!

Beautiful Kyoto is a place filled with many quiet temples and shrines, and among these temples, there are some of which you can stay for a couple of days, known as shukubo. One of the temples in Kyoto where you can stay overnight is Fumonken, which provides the opportunity to experience living as a Buddhist…

Experience the Mysterious Wonders of Lotus Cuisine at Kyozen Usami Restaurant

In many Asian cultures and Buddhism, lotus (蓮 or ‘hasu’ in Japanese) has long been admired for its divine and pure beauty blooming out of impure muddy waters. Almost all parts of a lotus plant, ranging from its grains, seeds, to its petals, have a variety of uses in our daily lives; one of which…

8 Delicious Eateries for the Wandering Vegan in Tokyo

Whether you’re on a long-term overseas experience or here on holiday, transitioning into the crazy-cool hustle and bustle of Tokyo can be difficult at the best of times. However, being vegan and having the Japanese speaking ability of a five-year-old (if that), made my transition a little more challenging, to say the least. After six…
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Try Japan’s Secret Ingredient that’s Both Healthy and Delicious: Kinako

Japanese cuisine is thought of by many as one of the most unique and delicious cuisines around. Japanese food has become so popular that there are now thousands of Japanese restaurants located all over the world!   waifu.jp/ However, there is no doubt that the best way to really experience and enjoy authentic Japanese food…

Visit this Top Vegetarian Restaurant in Kumamoto: Private Lodge Cafe & Diner

It’s a commonly held misconception that Japan is a great place for vegetarians to live. Sure, for pescatarians (who happily eat fish but stay away from meat products) Japan is a dream come true due to all the delicious and fresh seafood, but for actual vegetarians, it’s just not the case that Japan easily caters…

Vegetarians Rejoice! Sushi Nova has you Covered with Vegetable Sushi Options!

There are some who don’t like the idea of indulging in raw fish and so avoid what others consider mouth-watering Japanese sashimi and sushi. However, there are sushi restaurant chains that provide vegetable-based sushi options along with their meat-based sushi menu. This provides great options for vegetarians too! Sushi Nova   en.rocketnews24.com/ In September 2015,…

Turn Boring Vegetables into Delicious Works of Art the Japanese Way!

Japanese people are not exactly known for their vegetarian-friendly ways. After all, bacon is often not considered meat in our great nation but rather, a topping. However, the Japanese do love to make the mundane look extraordinary, occasionally taking far too much time to do so. There are several methods to go by when making…

How to Eat Vegetarian in Japan: Tips and Tasty Options

Japanese people tend to love eating meat. Their main dishes are usually made of fish or meat. Typically, restaurants in Japan serve meals mostly based on meat: pork, chicken, fish and beef. Even if the main dish is not meat, there tends to be a sauce or other ingredient made from fish or pork. The…