What is "Tonkatsu"? You've probably heard of this dish, which is easily confused with "Tonkotsu". Here's an explanation as to what it is and where to enjoy it in Tokyo!
May is a beautiful month in Japan! The temperatures are really warming up and you're not as likely to suffer from the dreaded rainfalls of June's rainy season.
Here are some of the best spots in Tokyo to enjoy some stunningly beautiful autumn colours! We've even included some parks with night-time light-ups!
For all you sesame lovers out there, be sure to check out this very popular Japanese ingredient in the form of a dessert - many different types of desserts to be more precise. Enjoy and have an awesome culinary experience in Tokyo!
Suehirogari is a Michelin Guide recognized yakitori restaurant in Nakameguro. It's a great place to bring a date as you can sit close to each other at the counter seats and enjoy delicious food together.
Planning a trip to Japan in April? Here is all the essential information you need to know about the weather in Japan for that period!
Information on the weather in Japan in March. Average daytime high temperatures included for major cities.
The pancake boom is still at its peak in Japan, and what's amazing about it is that there are so many types of pancakes to try with different flavours and textures. The Dutch pancake is like a Danish and is crunchy on the outside and is soft on the inside with melted Burrata cheese inside.
Onigiri is an awesome dish that can be eaten right about any time of the day. It can be breakfast, a snack or a meal on the go. It can be stuffed with your favourite ingredients and can be prepared at home or bought in specialized restos or convenience stores.
Information about the weather in Japan for major cities throughout the country.
Information about the weather in Japan in January. Included are average temperatures for major cities and precipitation trends.
The Korean boom was thought to be slowly dying down in Japan, but it has clearly regained in popularity lately! The Korean gourmet trends often come to Japan one by one and can be especially seen in Tokyo's Korean town, Shinokubo. You need to try this cheese hot dog!
Looking for some of the best street foods in Shinjuku? Here is a useful guide that includes info on outstanding gyoza, yakitori, and various sweets shops.
Planning to visit Japan in December? Here's what you need to know about the weather!
Takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and kushikatsu are the most representative street foods of Osaka. Here is what they are and where to have the best in the city!
The number one most popular Japanese food is undoubtedly Kobe beef, and is so for a reason! It's so incredibly delicious and tender, it's nothing like you've ever had before. However, there is so much to discover in Kobe. Here is some must-try Kobe cuisine!
If you are looking for some of the most popular street foods you can find in Tokyo, here is a list for you! I also include links to the best places to find them!
Udon is a comforting food prepared in many different ways. It's delicious and one of Japan's soul food. Here's what it is. You'll find here a brief overview of how udon is made, how it can be eaten and where are the best places to have it in Tokyo.
Seikou-En is located a 3-minute walk from the Daikanyama station or a 5-minute walk from the Ebisu station. You can have there an omakase course that you customize to your liking. Favy went there to try it out! The meat used for the course is black cattle Japanese beef from Kyushu. It was surprisingly of good value. Definitely worth the go!
Okonomiyaki has an amazing food culture that you should discover while you are there. Must eat foods include okonomiyaki, oysters, ramen, and broiled eel dishes.