- I live in west Tokyo and spend most of my time thinking about food or going bouldering.
If you're a fan of ramen, you've no doubt heard of (and probably been to) Ichiran, one of the most popular and widespread Hakata-style ramen shops in the world. But did you know that a new Ichiran opened in Ginza, Tokyo in October of 2019 that serves "fancier" ramen dishes? We went to see if there's really any difference.
Nishiogi Tou is a newcomer to the ramen scene that was good enough to be added to the Michelin Guide after just a year of operation! The shop's ramen features handmade noodles, incredible soup, and sakura woodchip-smoked chashu that make it a standout bowl!
Are you looking for a spot to grab a delicious bite of food in Ogikubo, Tokyo? Here are some of the best restaurants serving awesome yet affordable food. Enjoy!
Saba is a type of mackerel that is known for its rich, oily taste and health benefits. In Japan, it is enjoyed in so many different ways, from raw (sashimi) to canned. This article will summarize various ways that saba is prepared, talk about its health benefits, and finish with a recipe to try out.
What is dango, anyway? How is it different than mochi? Do you eat it hot, or cold? What does it taste like? What kinds are there? Where can I get some? How do I make dango? All of these questions will be answered!
The Japanese word 'harumaki' （春巻き）translates to 'spring roll' in English, and refers to those deep-fried, crispy rolls filled with various vegetables and meat. But are spring rolls Japanese? And how are they different from egg rolls? Read on to find out more. Scroll to the end for a recipe/
We're here to answer your wagyu-related questions! Wagyu literally means 'Japanese beef.' Of wagyu cows, almost 95% are of the black-haired (黒毛 'kuroge') breed, of which there are many sub-breeds including all the most famous types of wagyu (Kobe, Matsuzaka, etc.)
Kani (Japanese crab) is one of the most delicious 'luxury' foods in Japan. Here are some of the best places in Tokyo to enjoy crab!
Japan has quite a few family-style chain restaurants that are popular for their cheap prices and parking lots, meaning they are easy to bring the whole family to. Bamiyan is one such restaurant, serving classic Japanese-Chinese food at locations around the country.
Fluffy pancakes, modern pancakes, dessert pancakes, classic pancakes... Looking for some great flapjacks in Shinjuku, Tokyo? Look no further than this list of 8 of the best pancake restaurants in the neighborhood.