Food & Drinks

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2016.08.17
Discover Mugicha, a typical summer drink in Japan
Cold mugicha (barley tea) is a popular summer drink after taking a bath or after exercising. How is it different from green tea and what are its effe
Miso soup
2016.08.09
A quick guide to the Japanese Miso Soup
Miso soup with rice has been loved by the Japanese since ancient times. I will show when the Japanese started eating it, and will also introduce orig
Nukadsuke
2016.08.04
“Tsukemono”, Japanese pickles that complement a bowl of rice.
Tsukemono, or pickles, are vegetables pickled with salt and other condiments. Pickling with salt has been developed over time as a way of preserving
Rice
2016.08.03
Japanese live on rice in a variety of ways according to the situation
Rice is the staple of food for the Japanese, and we eat it in different ways according to situations in our daily lives. There are different brands th
Soba
2016.07.20
Umami and Dashi (soup stock) play important roles in Japanese food.
Japanese food was registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural asset in 2013. Japan has its own unique soup stock called “dashi”, which brings out the
広島つけ麺ばくだん屋
2016.07.01
How to Order and Eat Tsukemen Dipped Noodles in Japan
Have you ever been to Tsukemen shop before? It seems a little bit difficult for beginners to order and eat Tsukemen at noodle restaurant. I'll intro
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2016.07.01
What’s the difference Between Ramen and Tsukemen (Dipped noodles)?
Ramen's archrival, "Tsukemen(Dipping noodles)"! I'll show you the differences between them. I'll also introduce the differences between Tokyo-style
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2016.04.27
The secrets of Chanko Nabe, the main food of Sumo wrestlers (and where you can eat it)
After watching Sumo Wrestling in Ryogoku, you might question how the Sumo wrestlers maintain their large and powerful bodies. Are they eating unhealth
Depachika
2016.03.18
Where can you buy food in Tokyo, other than at convenience stores and supermarkets? Ready-to-Eat meals sold at Depachika!
During your travels in Japan, you may go to convenience stores and grab everyday, convenient food. Their foods are easy, tasty, and cheap. However, if
2016.03.01
Let’s see how Monjayaki is cooked!
Monjayaki is Japanese food that is eaten in the Tokyo Shitamachi area. Cooking this food on a hot iron plate and eating with a group of people can be
2016.01.24
Exclusive street food, let’s try it out at a festival!
Takoyaki is a must eat! Takoyaki is a piece of octopus deep fried, in a salty batter. You eat them with green seaweed, red ginger, and dried bonito f
Rice cake
2015.11.04
Kyoto's Vegan Friendly Traditional Cake: Demachi Futaba
A traditional delicacy only available in Kyoto There are many tasty foods in Kyoto originating from Kyoto, but the rice cake from Demachi Futaba wa
hot pot
2015.11.03
A Japanese hot pot will raise your spirits during the cold winter!
The hot pot will warm your body! Japanese people love eating the hot pot dish during the cold winter months and share it with each other over dinne
2015.08.21
Welcome to Hakata, the town for history! Taste the best Japanese tea, Yamecha! (Fukuoka)
Hello, it’s Nagabuchi from Burabura Fukuoka (http://burabura-fukuoka.jp/). Hakata is a historical town that has been peaceful with China for over 2000
The exit of Echigo Yuzawa station
2015.08.05
An entertaining station where you can taste Japanese sake! “Echigo Yuzawa Station” in Niigata Prefecture
You can taste sake right at the station! “Kikizake-Koshi-no-shitsu” Echigo Yuzawa Station is where you can taste Japanese sake! In the back of Co C