Toyoda’s Cheese Steaks Delivers a bit of Philly (and more) to Tokyo

Nov 30, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Let me be up front— I am probably closer to being from Philadelphia, Mississippi than Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when it comes to the innate knowledge and understanding of the quintessential cheesesteak sandwich. The residents of "The City of Brotherly Love" are rabidly protective of their hometown's symbols, be it Rocky running...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Tokyo 2020

Nov 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo IS good food.  In my opinion, the food in Tokyo is the best part of Tokyo!  You can get pretty much anything in Tokyo at any time, and Christmas Dinner is no exception. Whether you are searching for traditional holiday fare or something a bit more trendy, there are...[ Click to read more ]

Winter Illumination in Tokyo 2020

Nov 26, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Christmas Day in Japan is just another working day for the most part.  The most interesting facet of the Christmas and holiday season in Japan is that all traces of it will be gone by morning on December 26th.  Without fail, every bell, light, and garlands; every decoration will come...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Hiroshima 2020

Nov 25, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Hiroshima has great local cuisine, and there are numerous wonderful options available to you at any time of year. During the holidays, however, you may need some hints on where to go to get your fill of holiday tastes and treats. There is no cause for alarm, however, as we...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s Best Sweet Shops

By Mark Guthrie

Japanese cuisine is mostly known for its raw fish and tempura, but I have a sneaky suspicion that, should you ask most Japanese what their favorite dish is, it'll end up being a dessert of some kind. From local delicacies such as manju and mochi to imported sweets like cheesecake...[ Click to read more ]

Vietnamese Restaurants in Hiroshima

Nov 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

That Japan has some of the world's finest cuisine, there can be absolutely no doubt, and it is rightly renowned around the globe. However, it could also be said that it can sometimes lack piquancy and zest while it excels in numerous areas. Fortunately, if you feel like adding a...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Illumination in Nagoya 2020

Nov 23, 2020 By Ray Proper

Christmas Day in Japan is just another working day, for the most part.  The most exciting facet of the Christmas and holiday season in Japan is that all traces of it are gone by morning on December 26th.  Without fail, every bell, light, and garlands, every decoration will come down,...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Nagoya 2020

Nov 21, 2020 By Ray Proper

Nagoya has a great local cuisine, and there are numerous wonderful options available to you at any time of year. During the holidays, however, you may need some hints on where to go to get your fill of holiday tastes and treats. There is no cause for alarm, however, as...[ Click to read more ]

Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper & Lights in Hiroshima

Nov 20, 2020 By Admin

With Christmas fast approaching, thoughts turn to presents and brightening up the home with a few decorations. If you haven't already got your shopping for the season planned out, here are a few tips on where to buy some of the essential materials. Costco This is a good bet if...[ Click to read more ]

Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper & Lights in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

With Christmas fast approaching, thoughts turn to presents and brightening up the home with a few decorations. If you haven't already got your shopping for the season planned out, here are a few tips on where to buy some of the essential materials. Costco This is a good bet if...[ Click to read more ]