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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3 Aug | Kirsty Bouwers |No Comments

Sukiyaki: how and where to eat this popular dish

Learn about the iconic dish Sukiyaki and our recommendation of where to try a delicious version in downtown Tokyo.

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26 Jul | Rae DeFrane |No Comments

Family Friendly Eats: Eating Out and About in Japan

Food is a beautiful and delicious way to push us out of our comfort zones and experience a new culture. That being said, food is tied tightly to our emotions, and if you are travelling with children or particularly picky-eaters, it can cause a rift in your travelling party and unneeded stress for everyone.

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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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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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16 Apr | Rinrin |No Comments

How to enjoy Tofu?

On the NIshiki market tour in Kyoto, we bragged about how and why the tofu here is so heavenly. We’re partially to blame for your tofu craving. So we’d like to bear the responsibility and show you how to enjoy tofu, full DIY, no guides required!

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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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17 Feb | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Expat in Japan Interview – 10 questions to 5AM Ramen

I’ve been eating ramen since I was old enough to chew. My mother would make the “Sapporo Ichiban” brand instant ramen at home, also adding eggs and various veggies. So I essentially grew up on ramen. As I got older, I started to appreciate ramen on a greater level.

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Big thank you to @pierreblake for joining our green tea inspired tour in Kyoko! #macha #kyotofoodrinktour ...

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