13 Apr | Josh |No Comments

Kion: Surprisingly Affordable Japanese Cuisine and Sake Pairing Restaurant in Ginza

We’d like to introduce you to, Kion, a cozy spot designed to showcase Japanese sake, shochu (Japanese vodka), and craft gin, all the while celebrating the four seasons of Japan…

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1 Mar | Nick Colaccino |No Comments

Sakuramochi: See Beautiful Cherry Blossoms, then Eat Them?!

Salt and sugar help the world go ‘round. These two essential nutrients are what give sakura mochi its popular appeal. Rest assured: you are supposed to eat the leaf!

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18 Dec | Tina |No Comments

Christmas in Japan

Christmas in Japan has taken from western traditions and adapted to Japanese needs and culture. As with so much in Japan, the Christmas season is rich with meaningful traditions, and elaborate delicious foods, but it is also very high-tech, sparkly and fun! 

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12 Dec | Elizabeth Sok |No Comments

Gourmet Dreaming: Why Japan Should Be the First Stop in Your Post-Pandemic Travels

For those daydreaming about the day when global travel will safely resume, why not consider Japan as a top contender for your first overseas trip? Read on for five advantages that Japan offers to foodie tourists.

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9 Dec | Sneha Nagesh |No Comments

Popular Japanese Winter Sweets

Traditional sweets in japan reflect the seasons in both ingredients and appearance. Inspired by nature, these delicious and beautiful desserts are a must try when you visit in Japan.

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26 Nov | Jason Stone |No Comments

Yuzu & Mikan & Sudachi, Oh My! Japan’s Most Popular Citrus Fruit

Japan has more than 20 varieties of citrus that are either native or used primarily in Japan, and thus heavily associated with the region. These Japanese citrus are in season in Autumn and Winter and they make the perfect addition to your culinary tool chest.

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25 Sep | Denise Aoki |No Comments

From Spring to Winter – Fall in Love with Japan All Year Long

Have you ever fallen in love with a place on the first day you arrived? Well, Japan is one of those countries that you can easily fall in love with on your first trip, and I daresay that you can fall in love with the land of the rising sun not only once, but four times a year!

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25 Jun | Denise Aoki |No Comments

5 Delicious Japanese Summer Foods

The Japanese summer food list is so long, colorful and delicious that it’s very difficult to choose just five of them to savor. That’s why we ended up making this selection of 5 summer food recommendations to help you choose, or to add to your bucket list.

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5 Mar | Kady Potter |No Comments

Sakura and Matcha: A Perfect Match for Spring

On the one hand, there’s sakura: sweet pink flowers, light and subtle. And on the other hand, you’ve got matcha: the green tea with a rich, earthy scent and taste.So put your hands together for the epic seasonal flavor that is sakura matcha!

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25 Feb | Petra Sufliarska |No Comments

March 2020 Kyoto Foodie Events

With March marking the beginning of spring, it’s not only nature that’s entering a new season, but the foodie world as well. Have a look at a couple of the exciting events available in Kyoto this March.

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