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Tokyo is known to be one of the best food cities in the world, and we cannot agree more. We share our love of Japanese food and write about where to get excellent ramen, eat fresh sushi straight from the market, savor matcha tea, and more.

Bento: the Famous Japanese Lunch Box

Bento: the Famous Japanese Lunch Box

October 23rd, 2018 Eat & Drink

Bento is the classic Japanese lunch box. Sold everywhere from convenience stores to supermarkets to railway stations, or simply handmade at home, bentos come in various shapes and forms, and can be enjoyed at all hours of the day. In this article, we will dive into what a bento is made of, its historical background, and some of its infamous variations, such as the “ekiben” or the “kyara-ben”. Click below to learn some more!

Wagashi: Traditional Japanese Sweets

Wagashi: Traditional Japanese Sweets

November 5th, 2018 Eat & Drink

Those with a sweet tooth looking for more ways to appreciate Japan’s traditional culture are in luck, as Japan boasts a long confectionery history that provides visitors to the country a whole new culinary world to explore. Beautiful in design, deep and serene in flavor, and rich in cultural background, traditional Japanese sweets (wagashi) are a delicious way to enhance your dive into the world of Japan.

Guide to Tokyo Sake Breweries

Guide to Tokyo Sake Breweries

May 10th, 2019 Eat & Drink

In this listicle we will give options for sake tasting and sake brewery tours offered in English in Tokyo. Check out this list if you are interested in visiting a Sake brewery in Tokyo.

Yatai: Japan’s Unique Street Food Culture

Yatai: Japan’s Unique Street Food Culture

May 24th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Learn about how Sushi, Tempura, and other delicious Japanese dishes were originally food cart fare! By hotel Zen Tokyo

Drinking in Japan: Beer

Drinking in Japan: Beer

June 5th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Did you know that beer is the most popularly consumed alcoholic beverage in Japan? Read more here.

Where to drink Sochu in Tokyo

Where to drink Sochu in Tokyo

June 7th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Most izakayas/bars in Tokyo have shochu on the menu, but here are a few places that pay particular attention to shochu.

Drinking in Japan: Whisky

Drinking in Japan: Whisky

July 13th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Read about the uniqueness of whisky in Japan.

Japan's Baked Goods

Japan's Baked Goods

July 13th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Discover how Japan has imported and reinvented Western-style baking.

Different Kinds of Sushi

Different Kinds of Sushi

July 16th, 2019 Eat & Drink

Tokyo sushi may be the dominant form of sushi enjoyed abroad today but it is also one of the newer variations of sushi. Kyoto sushi (Kyozushi) on the other hand, focuses on the older style oshizushi.

Drinking in Japan: Sake

Drinking in Japan: Sake

August 3rd, 2019 Eat & Drink

Learn more about the origins and the different types of sake

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