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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4 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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28 Jan | Tina |No Comments

What is a Depachika?

What’s a Depachika? Let me explain. Can you imagine for a minute, food heaven? Any kind of food you could imagine. Desserts, prepared food, lunch boxes, popular treats and gourmet delicacies. Yes, that’s right. Depachika means food heaven, in a basement?!

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9 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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3 Nov | Jessica Iragne |No Comments

Ask Our Guides: Favorite Autumn food

Find the best advice from local experts! This month we asked our beloved, adventurous guides Jennifer, Haruka and Ryuichi what are their favorite Autumn foods and why?

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29 Oct | Josh |No Comments

All About Kaki — the Must Try Autumn Flavor of Japan

In Japan, as a harbinger of autumn, kaki seem to conjure up thoughts of all the delicious foods to come with the season. There are two main types of persimmon available almost everywhere in Japan.

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Every prefecture in Japan has its own regional and seasonal specialties. Okinawa has an amazing food culture of incorporating both traditional and modern ingredients. Okinawan drinks, food, sweets... even the local ice cream are all very special! #okinawa #foodieinjapan ...

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Working on our newest tour in Osaka! Craft beer, cocktails and bar hopping. There are great local, seasonal and delicious drinks to try! Stay tuned— more tour info coming soon! #barhopping #osakafoodtour ...

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Go, see, do and of course eat! Weekend vibes on our Japan Street Food tour. #hiddenspotsarethebest ...

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Old school retro vibes in Osaka on a Shinsekai food tour! Thanks for joining us @pierreblake ! Your luxury blog is a must read for travelers who enjoy great cuisine and culture around the world! ...

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