17 Jan | Todd Reczka |No Comments

Osusume Japan: Miyama, A Tofu Lover’s Paradise

Driving along Route 55, we went down a short steep road to a parking lot for Konjo-In Shrine and Seibu Kyu-Jo Station. That’s where we found the restaurant, a two story house nestled in Totoro Forest. Entering through its noren curtains, the owner’s friendly voice welcomed us into a corridor glowing with lamps illuminating the paper sho-ji door…

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28 Nov | Michelle Lam |No Comments

Kyoto: 100+ Years of Food History

At Arigato Japan we believe FOOD is the best gateway to culture, customs and history and this is true even more in the ancient city of Kyoto. From tea houses more than 300 years old to restaurants that have been serving food for half a millennium, Kyoto has a rich food history that is still relevant today.

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7 Nov | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Yokohama: a City You Must Visit During Your Trip to Japan!

Accessible via train from Tokyo (only 30 min from Shibuya), Yokohama is full of activities for families, friends, couples and even solo travelers. Whether you like to visit and learn new aspects of Japanese culture, lighten your wallet and go shopping, eat to your heart’s content, or Kanpai (cheers) with locals using your best Japanese, there is definitely something for everyone.

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28 Oct | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Foodie Events in Tokyo – November 2019

Are you in Tokyo in November? Check out our top three recommended foodie happenings in Tokyo this month.

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24 Oct | Nick Colaccino |No Comments

Yaki-imo: the perfect taste of Autumn

Let’s get this straight—yaki-imo is not your grandma’s butter-and-sour-cream, heart-attack-inducing, cholesterol bomb. Unlike traditional baked potatoes in the West that do everything to mask the bland flavor of your standard potato, yaki-imo is a call to simplicity, and the beauty it reveals….

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28 Sep | Norma |No Comments

Recommended Foodie Events in Tokyo – October 2019

Monthly Foodie Events! Check out our top three recommended food happenings in Tokyo this month.

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24 Sep | Rae DeFrane |No Comments

Top 10 Tokyo Souvenirs to Bring for Your Friends Back Home

Tokyo is an amazing, busy, exciting and fun place to visit. Don’t forget to get your friends/family/significant other Something from your trip! Let’s go through the Top 10 suggestions I have after living in Tokyo for a year.

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4 Sep | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Interview with Eka Wong, author of the “Hungry in Japan” books

Today we are so happy to ask some questions to Eka Wong, author of the “Hungry in Tokyo”, “Hungry in Osaka” and “Hungry in Kyoto” books….

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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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26 Aug | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Pocketalk: your best friend for your trip to Japan

Are you are traveling to Japan and worried about the language barrier? Pocketalk could save your travel and make you feel like a local!

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Strawberry 🍓 season in Japan! This modern green tea and strawberry parfait in a traditional Matsu box is so yummy! #eatseasonally #tokyofoodtour #pastandpresent ...

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Perfect pair- traditional Japanese sweets (wagashi) and rich matcha tea. Bitter-sweet balance! #washoku #matcha #kyotofoodtour ...

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