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Mie Goreng and Yakisoba: Separated at Birth?
If you’ve found yourself in the Malaysia-Singapore-Indonesia cultural diaspora, you’ve undoubtedly come across mie goreng, the noodle stir-fry dish indicative t...
Are Pho and Udon Fast Friends?
Though thousands of years of evolution have seen Asian cultures markedly diverge, there is a continuum of culture, however that thread may be, that runs from bo...
Hegi Soba
There are a lot of delicious soba noodles everywhere in Japan. Today, We’re gonna introduce Hegi soba from Niigata prefecture! What makes Hegi soba unique is th...
Asakusa Monja-yaki
Asakusa, where there are a lot of monja-yaki (savory pancakes) restaurants lined up is supposedly the origin of monja-yaki. Asakusa MJ is a restaurant where you...
Sushi train Katsu-midori
Katsu-midori, a popular conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Tokyo, provides delicious sushi that are made with fresh ingredients, and offers unique performances f...
Japanese fried rolled egg Tsukiji Yamacho
Tsukiji Yamacho was founded in 1949. It’s a popular restaurant in Tsukiji that has been offering their fried rolled egg since opening. ‘Since opening 66 years a...
Teppanyaki: More Than a Shrimp Tail into the Hat
There is a global chain of teppanyaki restaurants where chefs flip shrimp tails into their hats, perform other tricks, and just generally put on a good show. Th...
The Crab Goes in and Deliciousness Comes Out with Kani Nabe
When it comes to winter food to warm the body and soul, there are few things in Japan that fit the bill quite like nabe, or hot pot. A proper nabe will be cooke...
Gyudon is a Marvelous Meat and Onion Overture
If you ask Japanese people what the first meal they like to have when they get back to Japan is, odds are the answer is either going to be sushi or gyudon. If y...
Ginger and Pork are BFFs!
Beef lovers, you’re going to have sit this one out, or at least be willing to get your pork on, for “buta shoga-yaki” (pork and ginger pan fry...