26 Dec | Alan Tse |No Comments

What is Japanese food?

How would you explain Japanese Food? That sounds like a simple question with a simple answer, right? Well, for anyone who has lived in Japan for any length of time, that question is far from simple. Each of the 47 prefectures of Japan has its own local specialty food and desserts.

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11 Dec | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Tokyo Christmas Events 2020

Christmas is the time of year when the world gets caught up in the spirit of sharing love and peace. Tokyo is no exception, and during this season the city celebrates in its own unique ways.

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26 Nov | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Foodie Events in Tokyo – December 2019

December is not just about Christmas and the rush to the new year! There are great foodie events around Tokyo– check out our top three recommendations for making delicious memories around the city.

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30 Aug | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Foodie Events in Tokyo – September 2019

Check on the best foodie events around Tokyo in September! Delicious craft beer, Local Gin, Markets and Moon-inspired foods for the start of the autumn season!

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18 Aug | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Night Aquarium and Geisha performances in Tokyo

Are you are traveling to Japan in August or September this year and you’re looking for something original to do in Tokyo? Be sure to put the The Eco Edo Nihonbashi Art Aquarium on your to do list!

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14 Aug | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Tokyo Tapioca Land – A Bubble Tea Themed Park for Instagramers

Located in Tokyo’s pop culture and fashion district of Harajuku, “Tapioca Land” is a limited-time theme park that opened on August 13. If you like boba, if you want to have fun in a unique “Only in Japan” place, and you are looking for Instagramable places, you must add this one to your list.

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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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8 Jul | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Arigato Japan Food tours teams up with the Japan Festival Canada 2019

Japan Festival Canada is the largest Japanese cultural event in North America to introduce and promote Japanese culture. This year, over 80,000 guests are expected and the Festival will be held in Ontario on August 24th-25th to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Japan-Canada Diplomatic Relations, and we are proud to announce that Arigato Japan Food Tours will be a partner!

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3 Jul | Kay Knofi |No Comments

Recommended food events in Tokyo – July 2019

July is here and we are serving up the best in Foodie-related events across the city! Check out our list and hope you will have the chance to eat and have some fun.

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3 Jun | Kay Knofi |No Comments

Best Food Events in Tokyo – June 2019

Tokyo is infamous for its intensely hot and humid Summers. If you’re visiting during June, be sure to bring plenty of sunscreen and clothes you don’t mind sweating right through! It is also rainy season so an umbrella and rain gear are surely helpful. It’s true it can be uncomfortable, especially on the jam-packed trains during rush hour, but relief can be found through the medium of deliciously refreshing Japanese cuisine at Special FOOD AND DRINK events in June!

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Ichihomochi from #tsukiji love the juicy strawberries, chewy-gooey mochi (pounded rice) powdered sugar and sweet red bean paste. It’s a great flavor and texture combination! #mochi #ichigomochi ...

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Aburi-sushi a technique where a kitchen torch is used for a quick “grill” on various types of sushi, especially with rather fatty fish, is a must try when visiting Japan. Sushi masters are artists combing technique and fresh seasonal ingredients so that every bite is perfect! #sushi #sushichef #shinjuku #foodtour ...

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Looking for something fun to do this Memorial Day weekend? Why not take a virtual trip to Japan? You can learn how to make a Japanese inspired craft cocktail, or learn the secrets of brewing perfect green tea, or perhaps take a trip through to exciting neighborhoods with a local guide on zoom! Why not all three! Link to our online experiences in bio. Offered schedule not possible? Need a custom time? Send us an email and we can arrange for you! #memorialdayweekend #virtualtours #arigatojapan❤️ #traveltokyo ...

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Harajuku is known for cute fashion. Guess what this trendy neighborhood in Tokyo also has some of the cutest food in the world! We have a super fun, family friendly, delicious tour all around this colorful and Kawaii (cute in Japanese) area! Have a dream trip planned to Japan after #Covid19? Be sure to add our Crazy Kawaii Food Tour to your trip plan! #plannowtravellater (thanks to our local guide @npezadilla for this photo of a happy guest!) #harajuku #foodtour #kawaiistyle ...

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Senbei (or sembei) the humble rice cracker 🍘 is a beloved snack in Japan. There are probably thousands of styles and flavor combinations. Sweet salty savory! Be sure to try a few when you visit. Did you know that traditionally senbei in the Tokyo region are harder and crunchier than in the Kansai area including Kyoto and Osaka? This photo is from a 100 year old shop we visit on our “Old Town Tokyo Tour” #senbei #japanesesnacks ...

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