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Almost Sea Urchin Instant Noodles in Japan

In the ever-continuing saga of Japan and it’s possible skewed perspective on umami, popular Instant noodle brand, Nissin Foods have announced that they will be releasing their new flavour, 'The Cup Noodle Rich Luxuriously Thick Sea Urchin Cream'.

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Milk Tea but Without Milk and Tea is Released in Japan

Japan is known for its weird foods and drinks in the world. When you traveling to Japan, it is not surprise to find it across Japan. Most of the weird foods and

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Check out this restaurant in Kanagawa that specialises in a unique type of ramen

Who does not love ramen?! It is no exaggeration to say that there is not even an inch in Japan that is void of ramen, as you can see different types of ramen re

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3 of Tokyo's most unique ramen varieties

If you've got "enjoying some ramen" as a must-do item on that Japan bucket list, then you're in luck - there are eateries all over the country specializing in d

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Hurry for Curry! Top 3 places to easily find curry in Tokyo.

Japanese curry in itself is one-of-a-kind. There are various ways to make it, not to mention a whole bunch of different toppings to match. While there are a bun

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Eat with Goku at Cafe & Diner

The Popular Dragon Ball series is back in a yummy and also fashionable form.Sorry this time you won't be seeing Goku is his Saiyan forms but you can enjoy a nic

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Tochigi Food Guide

Sano RamenSano ramen is what you would imagine the perfect example of ramen looks like. Sano ramen prides itself on its simple yet creative cooking process, as

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Sight in Nagano

Oginoya (Karuizawa Station)

Located on the second floor of Karuizawa Station, Oginoya serves "ekiben", a type of bento meal usually sold at train stations as well as on trains. This partic

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Sight in Hokkaido

Sunset Terrace Hana Hakka

Sunset Terrace Hana Hakka is a cafe offering dishes with vegetables, rice and herbs from Hokkaido. It also opens an ice-cream parlor in the summer.

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Sight in Tokyo

Brown Rice by Neil's Yard Remedies

Owned by organic cosmetic brand Neal's Yard Remedies, this cafe offers organic dairy-free vegetarian and vegan meal sets, most of which feature brown rice, soup

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Yaki-imo - the original food truck cuisine?

In the past few years, food trucks have been big business all around the world - or so it seems! Cool little neighborhoods seem to have things like taco trucks,

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The Saint of Tea

Japanese Green tea is famous around the world and tea ceremony is a well know cultural practice. You many not know that even something as zen as tea ceremony ca

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Sight in Fukuoka

151E Tea Store

This tea store and tasting room sells tea produced in each of Kyushu’s seven prefectures: Fukuoka, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, and Saga.

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Kyushu Ramen Gakkin

Located only 2 minutes from Yoyogi Station, this ramen shop specializes in Kyushu-style ramen, which is notibly different from other styles of ramen because of

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Japanese retro sweeeeets

Do you have a sweet tooth? I have a great suggestion for you. Find a candy shop that reminds of post World War II era when this kind of shops called dagashiya s

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A Fall's Appetite: 7 Must-try food for autumn in Japan

食欲の秋(Shokuyoku no Aki), or A Fall's Appetite is a term in Japan which describes the abundance in food during the season of harvest. Countless types of food come

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THE ONLY PLACE TO TRY MATCHA BEER?!

Japan is not a new home to boozy fairs, as many world class beer and sake events take place now and then.

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Tochigi Food Guide

Sano RamenSano ramen is what you would imagine the perfect example of ramen looks like. Sano ramen prides itself on its simple yet creative cooking process, as

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Sweet treats to beat the Japanese summer heat!

Summer in Japan can get pretty hot and humid, but it's also a great excuse to stuff your face with cold, sweet Japanese desserts! If you're travelling to Japan

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Top 5 must-try Japanese street food!

Festivals, flea markets and community events in Japan all have one very delicious thing in common- tons of freshly prepared street food, served piping hot! Japa

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Tokyo Food Guide

Tokyo, one of the best cities for food in Japan.  In Tokyo, you’ll be able to experience gourmet foods from every prefecture in Japan, world-class sashimi, yaki

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Izakaya - Japan's best way to eat and drink.

One of the best ways of trying Japanese food and drinks while in Japan is to visit an izakaya, the Japanese version of a pub. You can find these establishments

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Hokkaido food paradise

Hokkaido is almost synonymous with the image of seafood - snow crabs, scallops, oysters, salmon and all sorts of treasures from the sea.  Seafood Paradise Winte

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THE BIGGEST OKONOMIYAKI IN JAPAN?!

Ask the locals of Kyoto and they will definitely know Jumbo Okonomiyaki. The popular diner was one of the first things recommended to us by several of our buddi

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Sight in Osaka

Tenjin Mochi

This wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) shop is best known for their "tenjin mochi". The handmade rice cakes were the first products to be sold when the stor

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Drinking Sake and Marveling at the Bishamon-do at Urasa (Shinkansen Diary Series)

Located only 1.5 hours away from Tokyo by Shinkansen is Urasa, the center of Minami-Uonuma in the heart of yukiguni, or snow country.

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Sight in Osaka

Osaka Takoyaki Museum

The Takoyaki Museum in Osaka is a dedicated space for the most famous takoyaki (grilled octopus) shops. As well as a museum showcasing a history of ingredients

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2 Authentic 'Yaki' Dishes To Try When You Are In Osaka

Osaka comes second just to Tokyo when it comes to modernisation, facilities, population, tourism, opportunities and what not! Osaka being a long lasting trade c

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The Best 15 Must Buy Souvenirs in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is one of the most popular cities for tourists even though Osaka is smaller than Tokyo. Over 9.4 million foreign tourists visited Osaka in 2016 which is t

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Suburban Sundays: Daikanyama Foodie Edition

Daikanyama is a trendy little suburb just a stone's throw away from Shibuya - we're talking literally one stop away on the Tokyu Toyoko train line. The area has

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Article by Steven Chua

A Fall's Appetite: 7 Must-try food for autumn in Japan

食欲の秋(Shokuyoku no Aki), or A Fall's Appetite is a term in Japan which describes the abundance in food during the season of harvest. Countless types of food come

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Shabu Shabu vs. Yakiniku - which is for you?

When people think Japanese food, their minds might immediately go straight to sushi - but fear not if you like your food cooked! There are plenty of options for you, too!

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Sight in Shizuoka

Aoba Oden Alley

Comprised of various small oden restaurants, the retro-style Aoba Oden Alley is a popular spot for eating the winter comfort food of skewered ingredients marinated in broth. Opening hours and days off vary according to each restaurant, but the shops are u

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Japanese retro sweeeeets

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Japan's retro dagashiya's! Trick and treat yourself with old-fashioned Japanese candies that are embedded in old Japanese nostalgia.

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Sight in Tokyo

Tama Sushi (Lumine Tachikawa)

Tama Sushi is a long-established chain of sushi restaurants in Japan. They're one of the very few sushi restaurants that will offer diners not used to raw fish,

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Are you still going around to buy omiyage? You are out of trend!

In recent years, instead of traveling with group tours, more and more people have chosen to travel independently, filling their suitcases with souvenirs.

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Sight in Mie

Earl Grey

Located in Kameyama City, this Japanese tea house serves tea sets, such as the Afternoon Tea Time Stand. It includes two scones, cake, sandwiches, a pot of tea,