Soul Food House in Azabujuban

Mar 28, 2020 By Admin

Soul Food House, located in Tokyo's Azabujuban neighborhood, about 3 minutes from Azabu Juban Station, is the real deal.  Mississippi and Georgia natives LaTonya and David Whitaker can cook, seriously well, so if you are looking for like home Southern, Creole, and Cajun food, or soul food; this is it....[ Click to read more ]

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Best Picnic Spots in Tokyo

By Jason Gatewood

With the weather becoming a lot nicer, many people are ready to get out and enjoy the warm weather, and having a picnic is an excellent and cheap way to get out into the city and enjoy it. I know a few places from small squares to riverside glens that...[ Click to read more ]

Best Places to Eat Kaiseki in Kobe

Mar 25, 2020 By Justin Hanus

Kobe may be famous for its beef, but the city is a culinary center. While you’re in Kobe, you should consider having a kaiseki dining experience. What Is Kaiseki? Kaiseki is a traditional style of dinner in Japan consisting of multiple courses. Initially, you would only find these meals in...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to Find the Best Beers in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

Kansai is a well-known region of Japan for cuisine. What's not so widely known is that the area is also a hotbed for beer. One of the best known Japanese beers – Suntory – comes from Kansai, but there are many fine lesser-known brews that beer connoisseurs should know. Since...[ Click to read more ]

Kintaikyo Bridge and Iwakuni Castle: Hiroshima Day Trips

Mar 04, 2020 By Hugh Cann

If you are looking for a famous sightseeing opportunity near Hiroshima with beautiful scenery, then look no further than Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture, an easy day trip away. It has something to suit everyone, historic wooden engineering, to a castle museum, to lucky white snakes and ice cream of every...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Food Apps Bring the Restaurant to Your Door

Feb 27, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

At some point it will happen. Even though you're in Tokyo, one of the world's best cities to dine in, you'll eventually either run out of meal ideas, or simply want to stay home and chill. Luckily for you, life in the big city means almost anything can be delivered...[ Click to read more ]

2020 Sakura Snacks: The Best – and Worst – Hanami-Inspired Combini Goods

Feb 26, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You always know when the hanami season is truly upon us. It's not the onset of spring. It's not the apparent decrease in people saying 'samui desu ne'. It's not even the hesitant blooming of cherry blossom trees in the park. No, it's when the convenience stores start filling up...[ Click to read more ]

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Molly Malone’s Irish Pub in Hiroshima

Feb 22, 2020 By Matt Mangham

The truth is, if you're going to be in Hiroshima a while, you will find your way to Molly Malone's (just 'Molly's' to regulars) on Chuo Dori sooner or later without my help. Hopefully, though, you'll make that sooner, because if any place in town has a right to call...[ Click to read more ]

Eat Your Noodles (Hiroshima Edition!)

Feb 20, 2020 By Matt Mangham

Everyone loves noodles, and it’s easy to see why. For less than 1000 JPY, you’ll walk out of a good noodle shop satisfied with both the food and the atmosphere. And in Hiroshima, as in any large Japanese city, we have a whole world of noodles to explore. Let’s look...[ Click to read more ]

Feasting on Fugu – Where to Eat Blowfish in Aichi

Jan 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You've probably seen that classic episode of The Simpsons where Homer goes to a Japanese restaurant and eats fugu, a pufferfish equally famed for its sublime, delicate flavor, and that if the wrong part of this fish is consumed it can be deadly. While it is true that the intestines,...[ Click to read more ]