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Food
How to Combat the “Autumn Appetite”

How to Combat the “Autumn Appetite”

Oct 8, 2018

Did you know Japanese people say autumn is the season for reading books, exercising, and eating?... Read More...

Food, Autumn
Chestnuts? Kuri? Marron? How to Enjoy Chestnuts in Japan!

Chestnuts? Kuri? Marron? How to Enjoy Chestnuts in Japan!

Oct 4, 2018

Autumn is here!  Japan has such an affection for seasonal treats, and nothing says Autumn quite like... Read More...

Food
Chopsticks or Hands? Dip or Pour? 4 Manners You Need to Know About Eating Sushi

Chopsticks or Hands? Dip or Pour? 4 Manners You Need to Know About Eating Sushi

Oct 3, 2018

  Sushi is the most major popular and famous traditional food in Japan that everyone kno... Read More...

Food, Entertainment
Night on the Town: Shimokitazawa

Night on the Town: Shimokitazawa

Oct 1, 2018

I live in the Shimokitazawa district of Setagaya Ward in Tokyo (to be fair, there is no “Shimokitaza... Read More...

Food
Have You Ever Tried a Japanese Pre-Drinking, “0-Jikai”?

Have You Ever Tried a Japanese Pre-Drinking, “0-Jikai”?

Sep 30, 2018

  Have you ever experienced a drinking party called “0-Jikai” in Japan? It is common for... Read More...

Food, Manners
Small Talk at the Dinner Table – Yay or Nay?

Small Talk at the Dinner Table – Yay or Nay?

Sep 29, 2018

  Eating breakfast, lunch or dinner with your friends or family is an important activity... Read More...

Food
Sweet Potato Season! How Best to Eat this Staple Japanese Autumn Favorite

Sweet Potato Season! How Best to Eat this Staple Japanese Autumn Favorite

Sep 28, 2018

Do you know the ways how Japanese people eat sweet potatoes? They love to eat sweet potatoes, espec... Read More...

Food, Restaurant
Free “Otoshi” at Izakaya – Japanese Gesture of Hospitality

Free “Otoshi” at Izakaya – Japanese Gesture of Hospitality

Sep 27, 2018

  How often do you go to an "izakaya" - a casual type of pub that is popular for after-w... Read More...

Food
Things You Should Know Before Entering a Japanese Restaurant

Things You Should Know Before Entering a Japanese Restaurant

Sep 22, 2018

Among the many cuisines all over the world, the Japanese cuisine is one of the most sought-after. ... Read More...

Food
Types of Japanese Breakfast you Must-try When in Japan

Types of Japanese Breakfast you Must-try When in Japan

Sep 20, 2018

Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day. It kick-starts your metabolism and helps b... Read More...

Food, Shopping
Tapioca Boom! Why Taiwanese Tapioca Tea is Popular in Japan

Tapioca Boom! Why Taiwanese Tapioca Tea is Popular in Japan

Sep 12, 2018

Have you ever tasted tapioca tea, and do you know what it is? It is mainly popular in Asia, but the... Read More...

Food
Japanese Ice Cream: The Top 5 to Try!

Japanese Ice Cream: The Top 5 to Try!

Sep 11, 2018

  Do you like ice cream? Many people love it, especially in the hot days of summer. It co... Read More...

Food
Where to Drink Japanese Craft Beer in Tokyo

Where to Drink Japanese Craft Beer in Tokyo

Sep 10, 2018

The craft beer scene in Japan has exploded in recent years with an increase in the number of cra... Read More...

Food
Coffee from Malawi, the “Warm Heart of Africa”

Coffee from Malawi, the “Warm Heart of Africa”

Sep 7, 2018   PR  

Many of us drink coffee in the morning. Do you need coffee to get you through your day? Or maybe you... Read More...

Food, Restaurant, Health
Some Unusual Japanese Foods That Are Actually Good for You

Some Unusual Japanese Foods That Are Actually Good for You

Sep 5, 2018

Japan has the lowest obesity in the world and I believe the secret for that is in the food. A tradit... Read More...

Food
Why Do Japanese People Eat Unagi During Summer?

Why Do Japanese People Eat Unagi During Summer?

Aug 28, 2018

Do you like unagi (Japanese eel)? Have you ever tasted it before? People in Japan often eat it, e... Read More...

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