Kobe Dining

What to Do with One Day in Kobe

Jun 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Meat lovers often plan day trips to Kobe just to try its most famous food: Kobe beef. In fact, there is much more to see and do in the city...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Foreign Restaurants in Kobe

May 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe has plenty to offer foodies who like nothing more than a spot of sampling the culinary delights in a city's best restaurants. As well as having a wide variety...[ Click to read more ]

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Good Places to Meet Expats in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With around 44,000 foreign nationals living in the city, Kobe has a sizeable expat community that includes many Americans and other English-speaking residents. The city has many international bars, nightspots,...[ Click to read more ]

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Great Bars in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe has a vibrant nightlife and bar scene that while perhaps not being as busy or diverse as nearby Osaka, keeps locals and visitors entertained. Within the city you can...[ Click to read more ]

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Baked Cheesecake

Best Places for Cheesecake in Kobe

Nov 19, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Kobe is most famous for its beef, but it’s second most famous for its desserts. The top dessert of all is cheesecake. Kobe cheesecake is unlike anything you’ve tried before;...[ Click to read more ]

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Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Dining in Kansai

Oct 15, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Although Japan has its own Thanksgiving Day in November, the holiday isn't celebrated in quite the same style as in North America. However, with a growing American expat community in...[ Click to read more ]

Kobe Beef Sandwich

Popular All-You-Can-Eat Restaurants in Kobe

Sep 27, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Food is always a part of traveling and venturing into new places. Even if you don’t love to eat much, trying out something new when you visit is a way...[ Click to read more ]

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Popular Animal Cafes in Kobe

Sep 27, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Themed cafes have been a huge hit these past few years in Japan. The themes are run from movies, cartoons or just about anything that an owner could be a...[ Click to read more ]

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Farm Tours in Kobe

Sep 27, 2018 By Justin Hanus

The Land of the Rising Sun is known for the freshest produce and beef.  Quality is always a top concern here, and the Japanese painstakingly and continuously develop processes to...[ Click to read more ]

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Ramen

8 Most Popular Noodle Shops in the Kansai Region

Aug 20, 2018 By Justin Hanus

Ramen is one of the most iconic Japanese dishes the world over. Although it might not come with that luscious, silky and super flavorful umami broth and chewy noodles all...[ Click to read more ]