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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20 Aug | Gel Evangelista |No Comments

5 Things You Can Do in Japan That Will Make Your Trip Special

How can you make your trip to Japan even more special? Let’s get to know some activities that will keep you on your toes during your journey.

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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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