- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.
There's a special type of ramen called 'Ariran Ramen' that can only be found at a few ramen shops in the mountains of Chiba prefecture. It's the most difficult-to-get ramen in Japan not just because of the remoteness of the shops, but also because there's often a long line of customers waiting to eat it!
As long as you can get your food from the plate to your mouth, does it really matter how you hold your chopsticks? Apparently, if you ask many Japanese people, they will tell you that it does. Don't worry, This article will show you the proper technique, along with a trick to help you train!
If you're in Tokyo and interested in learning about ramen from one of Tokyo's most knowledgable ramen experts, you've got to try a ramen tour with Frank. Whether you want to try a bunch of bowls of ramen in one tour, get insider information about the best shops, or try making your own ramen, there's a tour to fit your needs!
Tsukemen (dipping ramen) is extremely popular these days! In Shinjuku, one of Tokyo's ramen hubs, we've found 10 of the very best shops that serve outstanding tsukemen and are presenting them here in this article. Enjoy!
Looking for a place to get an affordable yet delicious meal in the glamorous city of Yokohama? Here's a list of 5 reasonably-priced restaurants of various genres to help you out. Enjoy!
Tenmabashi Fujikawa is a restaurant in Osaka's Temmabashi area that specializes in incredibly delicious tempura courses. The restaurant is a bit on the high end (it has a Michelin star), but is definitely worth visiting for anyone hoping to try some truly outstanding tempura!
Have you heard of back fat ramen (背脂ラーメン)? It's a type of ramen that features a rich broth enhanced by pork fat (cut from the pig's back, hence the name back fat). 'Hopuken,' the shop that first created back fat ramen 60 years ago is still open, meaning you can go and try the original for yourself!
Tsukemen (dipping ramen) has seen an incredible boom in popularity in recent years. Just how did it become so popular? The reason for its massive popularity today can be traced back to its creator, Kazuo Yamagishi and his outlook on ramen making.
'Cafe Tint' is a small cafe tucked away in Shimokitazawa, Tokyo. The cafe's signature menu item is its omurice, which can be fully customized with more than 13,000 possible combinations! They don't just look good, however, they also taste fantastic by any omurice standard!
There's going to be a new Pokemon cafe opening in Osaka on September 20th! To celebrate the opening, there will be a special Meowth menu item available at the Osaka and Tokyo locations!