21 Aug | Nick Colaccino |No Comments

Ayu: Still Time to Enjoy a Taste of Summer

Generally considered to be the most savory river fish in Japan, ayu is a staple food at the many festivals and barbecues throughout the summer months.

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1 Aug | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Foodie Events in Tokyo – August 2019

In Tokyo summer means festival, which is the best way to bare with the hot and humid weather of the city…Come find out festivals and events going on this month!

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16 Jul | Nick Colaccino |No Comments

Run (to the Supermarket)! It’s Kyoho Budo!

Every summer, a purple monster comes down from the mountains to wreak havoc on frugivores’ wallets throughout the land. This giant’s name is Kyoho (巨峰ぶどう kyoho budo) and it’s a grape of epic proportions.

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12 Mar | Rae DeFrane |No Comments

White Day in Japan – The day the men give back

White Day??? What’s the history of this strange twin to everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday you might ask? In the 1977, the CEO of a small confectionary company in Fukuoka called Ishimura Manseido was reading a magazine in his office for inspiration to revitalize sales…

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26 Feb | Kay Knofi |No Comments

Recommended food events in Tokyo – March 2019

So you’re in Tokyo in March and you’re looking for food events? Here are a few we recommend!

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21 Nov | Tina |No Comments

Celebrate with Japanese New Year Foods

New year traditions here are ancient and meant to bring health, wealth, and a renewed spirit. Preparations for the new year start off with a practice called Omisoka, where everyone lends a hand in cleaning the house and cooking traditional foods for the osechi ryori in the last few days of the old year.

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4 Oct | Kate |No Comments

Fall Foliage in Tokyo

One of the biggest and most popular activities in Autumn is to go “Koyo” (Viewing Fall-foliage). Koyo refers to the phenomenon of changing autumn colors, mainly when it occurs to the leaves of deciduous broadleaf trees before the leaves fall to the ground. Much like Cherry Blossom trees, the momiji trees are the most famous for Koyo viewing for their vibrant red color.

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14 Sep | Kate |No Comments

Happy Halloween Tokyo 2019

Halloween in Japan is a unique experieince and the best place to participate in in Shibuya, Tokyo! Get all the details for 2018 Halloween right here!

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5 Jan | Josh |No Comments

Flavors of Winter: Japanese Yuzu

About the size of a tangerine, the truly unique flavor of yuzu is commonly described as a mashup of Meyer lemon, mandarin orange and grapefruit. The most common way of using fresh yuzu is usually thinly julienned slivers of the brilliant yellow zest to garnish Japanese cuisine or accent noodle or hot pot dishes.

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11 Dec | Gigi |No Comments

Oden – Traditional, Wintery Taste of Japan

Oden is a light and easily digestible Japanese stew, very warming in the cold winter months. The savory flavor goes well with rice, noodles and sake.  This comfort food can be enjoyed solo or with a group of friends.

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Three new delicious traditional Sake (rice wine) inspired KitKat Yuzu-Sake (citrus) Regular Sake and Ume (sweet plum) Sake #trythemall #kitkat #japanesesnacks #tokyotokyo #oldmeetsnew ...

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So happy to share our #giveaway snacks with @madgirlwithabox5 ! Stay tuned— amazing annual Christmas giveaway Coming Soon! ...

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Tuna Sashimi tasting plate! Tuna comes in many cuts and styles. Please continue it is one of the most popular fish for sashimi in Japan, but there are so many ways to try it. Also the word for tuna in Japanese is maguro. But each type of maguro Sashimi has a different Japanese name! Don’t be confused, come with us on a food tour and we will help you learn all the great sushi and sashimi you need to order and what everything is called in Japanese! #japanfoodtour #nosushinolife #tokyo ...

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