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Japanese Lantern

5 Most Luxurious Places to Eat in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the most exciting, most vibrant cities to visit, boasting a huge variety of things to see and do. As with any vacation, much of the thrill of exploring Tokyo lies in its cuisine. No matter what your taste in food, Tokyo has a restaurant (maybe more) for you. Tokyo has its…
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April 1, 2017 0
Japanese Street Foods

Most Popular Street Foods in Japan

  In recent years, street food has gained far more respect and appreciation. Across the globe, entrepreneurial chefs have the freedom to create their own mobile eateries rather than struggling to finance a restaurant, bringing their food to the people rather than vice versa. In Japan, street food (or ‘yatai’) may not be as big…
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March 27, 2017 0
Japanese Superfoods

Delicious Japanese Superfoods You Have to Try

  Japanese cuisine has long been praised for its healthy ingredients and high nutrition, both of which have been proven to help the country’s population enjoy a longer life. A 2016 study revealed that Japan’s high life-expectancy is due to the country’s healthy eating, after analyzing the dietary habits of more than 36,000 men and…
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March 23, 2017 0
Miso Soup

How to Make Your Own Miso Soup

Miso soup is a common fixture on Japanese menus. This traditional dish is made with dashi, a stock found in various other dishes, and it can be personalized with extra ingredients to suit your own tastes. If you’ve never tried miso soup, it’s a delicious broth with a rich, salty taste, often with tofu  or…
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March 20, 2017 0
Close-up of Japanese Noodles

5 Types of Noodles You Can Eat in Japan

  Along with sushi and miso soup, noodles are perhaps the most popular Japanese food around the world. While they also serve as a major part of the Chinese diet, noodles are equally fundamental to various Japanese dishes. They allow chefs a huge range of freedom to experiment with almost any type of sauce, toppings,…
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March 18, 2017 0
Sushi Board

Why is Sushi So Popular Outside of Japan?

  Believe it or not, there are an estimated 45,000 sushi restaurants across Japan. However, as popular as it is there, sushi has spread far and wide around the world. In the United States, Europe, Australia, and the UK, you’ll find thousands of sushi bars and Japanese restaurants catering to a diverse demographic of people.…
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March 15, 2017 1
Grilled Japanese Sandwiches

Today’s Most Popular Japanese Sandwiches

  When people across the world imagine Japanese food, sandwiches rarely (if ever) come to mind. Westerners commonly associate sushi, noodles, and rice with Japanese dishes, but may be surprised to learn that sandwiches are easy to find. However, these aren’t as basic or simple as the sandwiches you may eat every day – these…
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February 24, 2017 0
Japanese Restauant Interior

5 Amazing Tokyo Restaurants You Must Visit

As anyone lucky enough to have lived in or visited Tokyo will agree, it has one of the most amazing dining scenes in the world. Of the thousands upon thousands of restaurants in Tokyo, some stand out more than others through their sheer uniqueness. Rather than only providing delicious food, they actually manage to create…
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February 21, 2017 0
Fish Preparation with Kamikoto Knife

Japanese Chopping Techniques for Authentic Cuisine

  When cooking food from another culture, you want to be as authentic as possible, in every respect. Not only is it it crucial to capture the flavors and presentation as well as you possibly can, but the way in which you prepare it has to be true as well. Japanese cuisine has some of…
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February 19, 2017 0
Kamikoto Knife Set

Essential Utensils for Authentic Japanese Cooking

  Cooking Japanese dishes at home is a terrific way to introduce new, exciting meals to your friends and family. When dining solo, some Japanese cuisine can also be made quickly and easily, for a nutritious eating experience on even the tightest schedule. You’ll need the right utensils to prepare authentic Japanese dishes, but to…
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February 15, 2017 0