8 Recommended Yakitori You Should Try in Japan!

8 Recommended Yakitori You Should Try in Japan!

Yakitori now became a famous Japanese food in the world. Many Japanese restaurants serve, alongside of sushi, yakitori, which is grilled meat on sticks. They usually seasoned with soy sauce based sauce. Today I will tell you how Japanese people enjoy yakitori and where you can find real yakitori in Japan.[Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Ways to Eat Karaage Like Japanese!

7 Recommended Ways to Eat Karaage Like Japanese!

There are so much delicious food in Japan. Karaage is one of the favorite food of Japanese people. In fact, Karaage is very common food that we frequently serve in Japan. Today, I will tell you what is Karaage and how Japanese usually enjoy this food. I can tell you that if you like fried chicken, I am sure you might like it as well![Continue Reading…]

7 Recommended Senbei You Should Try in Japan!

7 Recommended Senbei You Should Try in Japan!

Senbei are rice crackers traditionally eaten as light snacks or served with tea as refreshments for house guests. These are light and crunchy treats with savory and sweet flavors as well. Senbei are often baked or grilled over charcoal and basted with soy sauce, mirin and some with bonito or seaweed extract. Read on to learn more about the recommended Senbei you should try in Japan.[Continue Reading…]

6 Reasons Why Japanese Guys Like to Eat Soba Standing Up!

6 Reasons Why Japanese Guys Like to Eat Soba Standing Up

There’s no doubt that soba is one of the best-loved Japanese noodles. No matter what toppings one chooses, soba itself is tasty, filling and nutritious. You probably already know soba as part of a typical sit-down Japanese meal, but you might be surprised to know that it is also one of Japan’s best-selling fast foods, consumed in huge quantities at standing only ‘tachigui’ bars. But why are tachigui stands so popular with Japanese men?[Continue Reading…]

7 useful tips to enjoy Japanese grocery store!

7 useful tips to enjoy Japanese grocery store!

Have you visited any Japanese grocery stores? Supermarkets in my home country, Japan are often very clean and their services are wonderful. Here, I would introduce 7 tips that you can use when going to Japanese grocery store![Continue Reading…]

8 Recommended Oden You Should Try in Japan!

8 Recommended Oden You Should Try in Japan!

Oden is a Japanese hotpot perfect for the wintry months. Oden is a traditional snack which is basically cooked by simmering fish cakes, tofu and veggies in a dashi stock. Oden can be found all over Japan- in convenience stores, in specialty restaurants and in Yatais or outdoor stalls. Den is from Dengaku – a word that referred to tofu on skewers. The “o” honors the dish, thus Oden.Here are some of popular and favorite oden ingredients.[Continue Reading…]