Foods & Drinks

2017.02.14
The only Manju shrine in Japan! Visit Rin Shrine in Nara to get to know the history of Manju.
Rin Shrine (林神社) enshrines Jōin RIN (林 浄因) who brought steamed bean-paste buns (Manju) from China, a
2017.01.24
Japanese umeboshi plums are full of health and beauty!
The umeboshi are very common pickles in Japan. I'll introduce the effects of umeboshi and how to en
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2016.12.04
Don’t miss the Oshinari shopping street next to the Tokyo Sky Tree tower.
The Oshinari shopping street is located in front of the Tokyo Sky Tree tower. The locals are very fr
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2016.11.25
Ukiyo-e art, Edo food, and Sumo, Ryōgoku is full of Entertainment!
Ryōgoku was the area where the ordinary people of Edo gathered. Their culture has been passed down t
2016.11.20
Shaved ice is very in at the moment in Shimokitazawa, a hip quartier of Tokyo!
Shimokitazawa is the town that mixes up different attractions like music, food, and secondhand cloth
2016.11.14
It’s very sweet and rich in taste! Let’s eat Terajima eggplant in Higashi-mukojima!
Do you know what Edo-vegetables are? Most of the vegetables currently sold in Tokyo are delivered f
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2016.11.05
Cheap, Quick, and Tasty! Tokyoites beloved fast food, Soba noodles.
Which type of fast food do you think has been enjoyed by Tokyoties for some centuries? Soba noodles
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2016.10.28
In the shadow of the Tokyo Sky Tree. Take a look around the downtown shopping arcade, Kira Kira Tachibana. Heart warming, retro, and sparkling with life!
The aptly named ‘Kira Kira’ (sparkling) Tachibana Shopping Arcade is a ten-minute walk from Keisei-H
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2016.10.26
A half day walk-and-eat tour in the Sumo town of Ryogoku! Don’t miss the historical sites, museums, and foodie destinations. Vol. 2
Ryogoku is famous for Sumo, but Japanese people don’t know much about the history and places we can
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2016.10.18
A Kimono store and a sophisticated Japanese-style bar, both in the heart of Shimokitazawa.
Packed with stylish cafes and shops, but retaining a down to earth atmosphere, Shimokitazawa is a bu
2016.10.10
A half day walk-and-eat tour in the Sumo town of Ryogoku! Don’t miss the historical sites, museums, and foodie destinations. Vol. 1
Do you know the traditional Japanese sport of Sumo? Ryogoku is famous for Sumo, because there have b
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2016.10.06
Halal meat, vegan food, and an allergy aware menu at Asakusa’s SEKAI CAFE.
【CONTENTS】 So why is this cafe so popular with international customers? A cleverly designe
2016.09.27
Tasting sake at S. Imanishi Co., Ltd. Harushika brewery in Nara.
S. Imanishi Co., Ltd. is a Japanese sake brewery located about a 5-minute walk from Gangoji temple (
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2016.09.18
This is the traditional Japanese technique for making rice-cakes!
Nakatanido is a Japanese confectionery shop located at the entrance of the Mochiidono shopping arcad
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2016.09.09
Senbei, a low calorie snack cracker made from rice!
Senbei was introduced to Japan from China during the Asuka period (592-710). At the time, senbei w