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Ramen 101: How and What to Order

Nov 28, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Oh the weather outside might be frightful, but a warm bowl of ramen is so delightful. With Japanese winter in full swing, the warm and delicious reasons to leave the...[ Click to read more ]

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Warm up with Japanese Curry in Hiroshima

Sep 14, 2016 By Jade Brischke

As the weather gets cooler, we’re all familiar with wanting something to make us nice and warm both inside and out. Clothing from places like Uni Qlo covers the ‘outer,’...[ Click to read more ]

The Appetite of Autumn: Japanese Fall Foods

Sep 09, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

The return of oden to convenience stores in around mid-August Japan is a signal that fall is coming, and for many this means relief from the oppressive heat and humidity that kills...[ Click to read more ]

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Mitchan Sōhonten – Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima!

Jun 20, 2016 By Jade Brischke

Okonomiyaki is kind of like a Japanese pancake, if pancakes were made of vegetables and meat and not at all sweet.  In fact, there is very little to compare the...[ Click to read more ]

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Osaka is the Tenka no Daidokoro (the Nation’s Kitchen) – Not What You Think

May 19, 2016 By Justin Hanus

Before the world bought into the abstract concept of money - whereby a piece of metal or paper can stand in for something of real value - trade was conducted...[ Click to read more ]

Beginner’s Guide to Sushi

Feb 10, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Think of Japan, and you think of sushi. It's a simple as that, isn't it? Or is it? Because there is a whole world of sushi that you quite probably...[ Click to read more ]

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Nabe – Japan’s Hot Pot Cooking

Dec 10, 2015 By First Admin

There is nothing easier or more delicious in winter than a big clay pot brimming with natural ingredients. Nabe, or nabemono refers to a Japanese style of one-pot cooking, typically...[ Click to read more ]

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Japanese Cooking Classes with Toyota International Association

Nov 23, 2015 By Ray Proper

Did you know that high quality green tea is produced in Toyota City? Learn all about Japanese green tea, from the health benefits to the brewing techniques, from Mr. Yoshitaka...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya’s Beer Gardens

Jun 26, 2015 By Mark Guthrie

It could be argued that one of the greatest things on Earth is sitting outside on a warm summer’s day with an ice cold beer. Being from the south west...[ Click to read more ]

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CoCo Ichiban Curry: “Briskly, Sharply, and with a Smile.”

May 05, 2015 By Ray Proper

Many people are not aware of it, but Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, or just CoCo Ichiban as it is often called, has something in common with the game pachinko. Both are...[ Click to read more ]

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